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Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session Conference Call December 9, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Dec 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session Conference Call December 9, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees Conference Call December 9, 2009 include:

  • Sabbaticals awarded


Child Care Centers On Higher Education Campuses: Director Perceptions Of Internal And External Roles And Director Leadership, Kerisa A. Myers Dec 2009

Child Care Centers On Higher Education Campuses: Director Perceptions Of Internal And External Roles And Director Leadership, Kerisa A. Myers

Dissertations

An increasing focus on early childhood education and brain research offers a prime opportunity for higher education institutions to research and formulate thought concerning quality child care. Currently, there is limited research examining the impact and roles of child care centers on university campuses. To add to the base of knowledge, this nationally-focused study examined the following broad question: "what value do campus child care centers offer to a given higher education institution and its surrounding community, especially from a center director's perspective?"

An on-line survey was sent to over 400 campus child care directors at two- and four-year ...


Prism #42, November 2009, Office Of The Provost Nov 2009

Prism #42, November 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Prism #41, October 2009, Office Of The Provost Oct 2009

Prism #41, October 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session September 17, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Sep 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session September 17, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees September 17, 2009 meeting include:

  • Audit Committee Charter
  • State Capital Outlay - Priority List
  • Building Project Priority List 2009/10
  • Personnel Report
  • Gift Report
  • Grant Report


Prism #40, September 2009, Office Of The Provost Sep 2009

Prism #40, September 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session July 2, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jul 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session July 2, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees July 2, 2009 meeting include:

  • Recommendation re 2009/10 Tuition & Required Fees
  • Estimated Beginning Board Budget
  • Personnel Report


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session June 4, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jun 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session June 4, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees June 4, 2009 meeting include:

  • Personnel Report


Prism #39, May 2009, Office Of The Provost May 2009

Prism #39, May 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session April 24, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Apr 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session April 24, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees April 24, 2009 meeting.


The Business Learning Community: A New Option For Freshman Business Students Starting In Fall 2009, Nancy Schullery Apr 2009

The Business Learning Community: A New Option For Freshman Business Students Starting In Fall 2009, Nancy Schullery

Academic Leadership Academy

In Fall 2009, entering freshmen will have the option of living in a community with other students who are interested in Business. The Business community residence will emphasize peer support, and foster a positive environment for academic and social success amongst those with similar career interests. This community will reside at LeFevre Hall on WMU's campus.


English Department Faculty Development Forum, Beth Bradburn Apr 2009

English Department Faculty Development Forum, Beth Bradburn

Academic Leadership Academy

This project consisted of the first ever English department retreat, where different disciplines in the field (Linguistics, Rhetoric and Writing, Literature, English Education, and Creative Writing) came together and shared their insights to the English language. This forum was called “What is a Difficult Text?”, and was followed by another forum, called “Authority.”


Creating An Interdisciplinary Game Development Minor, Karlis Kaugars Apr 2009

Creating An Interdisciplinary Game Development Minor, Karlis Kaugars

Academic Leadership Academy

This project suggests a new minor to the Academic Catalogue- Game Development. Game Production is multidisciplinary in nature. A minor in game development would consist of six to eight introductory courses, each from a different department, emphasizing core concepts of the discipline with a focus on how discipline topics relate to game design.


Creating An Alternative Route To Teaching Certification And Adding Teaching Endorsements For Community Members, Marcia Fetters Apr 2009

Creating An Alternative Route To Teaching Certification And Adding Teaching Endorsements For Community Members, Marcia Fetters

Academic Leadership Academy

This project was to develop an alternative route for community members who wish to come to WMU to earn secondary teaching certification. The first focus will be for science and mathematics teachers, since this is an area of national shortage. The goal will be to expand to other disciplines in the future.


A Portrait Of Change: Student Engagement At Western Michigan University, Suzan F. Ayers Apr 2009

A Portrait Of Change: Student Engagement At Western Michigan University, Suzan F. Ayers

Academic Leadership Academy

The NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) is a national survey that asks first-year (FY) and senior (SR) students about their college experience, how much time they spend studying, and the types of interactions they have with faculty. The results are used in a variety of ways, including assessment, institutional improvement, and prompting discussion on teaching and learning initiatives. This survey was conducted at WMU.


Micro Enterprise – Macro Impact In Liberia (Memi), Susan Weinger Apr 2009

Micro Enterprise – Macro Impact In Liberia (Memi), Susan Weinger

Academic Leadership Academy

The aim of this project was to support the start-up of a few small businesses by collecting quality used and new wedding dresses and sending them to Liberia, West Africa. The project began by helping a 30-year old mother, who just graduated from college in Liberia, in starting a bridal gown rental business.


American-Chinese Connections Via Mathematics: International Conference On Representation Theory (Icrt) V, Terrel Hodge Apr 2009

American-Chinese Connections Via Mathematics: International Conference On Representation Theory (Icrt) V, Terrel Hodge

Academic Leadership Academy

Representation theory is a mathematical means for capturing and studying symmetries within all sorts of systems. Starting a decade ago, a triennial conference surrounding representation theory was initiated by a small group of Chinese and American mathematicians. This conference is conducted to introduce Chinese and American mathematicians to cutting-edge research in various subfields of representation theory.


Prism #38, April 2009, Office Of The Provost Apr 2009

Prism #38, April 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Prism #37, March 2009, Office Of The Provost Mar 2009

Prism #37, March 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Annual Session February 4, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees Feb 2009

Wmu Board Of Trustees Annual Session February 4, 2009, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees February 4, 2009 meeting.


Prism #36, February 2009, Office Of The Provost Feb 2009

Prism #36, February 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Prism #35, January 2009, Office Of The Provost Jan 2009

Prism #35, January 2009, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.