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Workgroup no. 9 works towards final recommendations

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

March 27, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, continued working toward the final report it will turn in for its April 14 vitalization project deadline. The report will include ideas the subcommittees on organizing academic colleges, differential tuition models and variable learning models discussed during...

Workgroup No. 8 hosting Town Hall

Staff Report

February 2, 2017

Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, is hosting a town hall meeting to get feedback on their work in the vitalization project so far. They are asking those who participate to share their ideas for new or modified programs, completion programs, signature programs and micro degrees. Those unable...

Workgroups to ask for campus feedback

Staff Report

January 31, 2017

Several workgroups from the vitalization project will be having town hall meetings to hear feedback from the campus on their work. Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, will have its meeting 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Workgroup...

Workgroup hears about social services program

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

January 29, 2017

A member of Workgroup no. 8, Academic Visioning I, presented a potential new program to the Workgroup at its Friday meeting. Renee Kidd-Marshall, director of the nursing program, talked about incorporating a bachelor's degree that would follow a social services track. "There can be a sociology...

Workgroup no. 9 schedules town hall meetings

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

January 24, 2017

EDIT: Melinda Mueller was erroneously quoted in a previous version of this article. Mueller should have been quoted as saying the organization subcommittee may ultimately conclude the current academic college organization should be kept the way it is. The News regrets the error. The members of Workgroup no. ...

Workgroup No.8 discusses town hall meetings

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

December 5, 2016

  Workgroup no.8, Academic Visioning I, discussed sharing their group’s preliminary discussions online and having a town hall meeting next semester for the public to give feedback on them at their meeting Monday. An online draft of the group’s preliminary discussions will be posted on...

Workgroup debates on criteria, process for identifying signature programs

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

November 29, 2016

  Identifying the criteria and process for establishing signature programs and how the colleges will have a role in the programs was discussed at the Academic Visioning Workgroup I meeting Monday. Jeff Stowell, psychology professor and workgroup chair, said his impression was that everybody...

Workgroup 8 looks at signature programs

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

November 15, 2016

  Workgroup eight, Academic Visioning I, looked at what could make a program signature and what they need to do to decide that at their meeting Monday. Workgroup chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, said a signature program is one that sets Eastern apart from every other state institution. He...

Academic Visioning workgroup suggests programs

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 24, 2016

  Members of Workgroup no. 8, Academic Visioning I, suggested “dream” programs that could be brought to the university at their meeting Monday. Workgroup chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, said they want to look at programs that will bring students to the university. “They...

Workgroup no. 8 runs through different enrollment, major data

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 17, 2016

  Workgroup no. 8, Academic Visioning I, walked through the different files of data that is provided to members at its meeting Monday. Jeff Stowell, the chair of the workgroup and psychology professor, introduced the different sheets of data that are shared on the one drive folder the workgroup...

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