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Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 17, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees Dec 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 17, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees December 17, 2010 meeting.


Prism #50, November 2010, Office Of The Provost Nov 2010

Prism #50, November 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Prism #49, October 2010, Office Of The Provost Oct 2010

Prism #49, October 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session September 23, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees Sep 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session September 23, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees September 23, 2010 meeting.


Prism #48, September 2010, Office Of The Provost Sep 2010

Prism #48, September 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session July 23, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees Jul 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session July 23, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the July 23, 2010 WMU Board of Trustees meeting include:

  • Recommendation re 2010/11 Tuition and Required Fees
  • Online and EUP course fees
  • Estimated General Fund Beginning Board Budget 2010/11
  • Residence Policy - for Admissions and/or Tuition and Fees Purposes
  • Whistleblower Policy Involving University Property and Financial Resources


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Conference Call Session May 25, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees May 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Conference Call Session May 25, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Only the Personnel Report is available from this May 25, 2010 conference call of the WMU Board of Trustees.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Conference Call Session May 6, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees May 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Conference Call Session May 6, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees Conference Call Session May 6, 2010 to approve the contract with the PIO (Professional Instructors Organization) include a summary of the negotiations.


Prism #47, May 2010, Office Of The Provost May 2010

Prism #47, May 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session April 15, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustee Apr 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session April 15, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustee

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the April 15, 2010 WMU Board of Trustee meeting.


Prism #46, April 2010, Office Of The Provost Apr 2010

Prism #46, April 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Effectively Managing Time To Degree: Best Practices For Doctoral Advising, Gary Bischof Mar 2010

Effectively Managing Time To Degree: Best Practices For Doctoral Advising, Gary Bischof

Academic Leadership Academy

The intent of this project is to identify best practices in doctoral advising at Western Michigan University and in the professional literature. This project aims to support the goal of reducing the time to degree (TTD) for graduate programs at WMU, which is identified as an indicator in the Academic Affairs Strategic Plan 2010. This project will focus on TTD for doctoral students at WMU.


"Elementary" Engineering Experiences, Steven E. Butt, Tycho K. Fredericks Mar 2010

"Elementary" Engineering Experiences, Steven E. Butt, Tycho K. Fredericks

Academic Leadership Academy

Through early exposure to engineering, this program attempts to open the minds of children to future exciting opportunities that are accessible to them if they are appropriately prepared in mathematics and science. The program consists of a two to four hour session in which students, parents, and teachers are walked through a sequence of hands-on activities in various locations within the CEAS building. In addition to immersing the students in engaging activities, time is also invested in helping students understand who engineers are and what engineers do. This includes describing the various engineering disciplines, and their workplaces.


Recruitment And Retention Of Students In The Lee Honors College, Helen Sharp, Jennifer Varner Mar 2010

Recruitment And Retention Of Students In The Lee Honors College, Helen Sharp, Jennifer Varner

Academic Leadership Academy

Western Michigan University’s Lee Honors College (LHC) is elective for exceptional incoming students and also for students with an outstanding performance at WMU. The purposes of this project were to examine the honors programs at other universities, determine the factors that contribute to students’ decisions to enroll in the LHC and to remain enrolled, and develop recommendations toward the goal of increasing the census in the LHC.


Integrating Diverse Backgrounds To The Aviation Program, Gail Y. Rouscher Mar 2010

Integrating Diverse Backgrounds To The Aviation Program, Gail Y. Rouscher

Academic Leadership Academy

The intended goal of this leadership project was to create a resource that will be a living document for those students new to the United States, Western Michigan University, College of Aviation, and the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. This leadership project was initiated to recognize the needs of, and provide support to, the many international students currently enrolled at the WMU College of Aviation.


Enhancing Wmu Student Services Through Extended University Programs, Betty D. Dennis Mar 2010

Enhancing Wmu Student Services Through Extended University Programs, Betty D. Dennis

Academic Leadership Academy

WMU is committed to offering the same quality academic programs and student support services throughout its locations. In an effort to maintain and continually improve these resources, Western Michigan University’s Extended University Programs (EUP) will cross-train regional site staff in admissions, academic and career advising. The purpose of cross-training staff is to streamline the transfer process, and use staff more efficiently.


Haworth College Of Business: Student Leadership Advisory Board, Jan Gabel-Goes Mar 2010

Haworth College Of Business: Student Leadership Advisory Board, Jan Gabel-Goes

Academic Leadership Academy

WMU’s Haworth College of Business offers a leadership organization to aspiring Business students: the Student Leadership Advisory Board (SLAB). SLAB is an organization assembled to enhance and further develop the value of a business degree from WMU. Members are ambassadors for the college, who promote, provide input and feedback on many college projects and activities.


A Four-Year Comparative Analysis Of First-Year Experience Seminar (Fye 2100), Toni Woolfork-Barnes Mar 2010

A Four-Year Comparative Analysis Of First-Year Experience Seminar (Fye 2100), Toni Woolfork-Barnes

Academic Leadership Academy

The University introduced its first comprehensive First-Year Experience (FYE) Program Department in 2005. FYE is designed to assist students in becoming more knowledgeable and familiar with campus during their first year at school. The First-Year Seminar course (FYE 2100) is specifically designed to facilitate first-year students’ transition and engagement within the University, and this poster contains data of the progress of FYE over the past four years.


Implementing A Campus Wide Universal Student Event Calendar, Chris Sligh Mar 2010

Implementing A Campus Wide Universal Student Event Calendar, Chris Sligh

Academic Leadership Academy

Due to the limitations of the past University Relations calendar system, a new project was developed to create a campus-wide universal student calendar. This would make it so that organization meetings and events of interest are in one location, making it much more productive for students. This solution would greatly enhance the communication for not only students, but for the whole campus community.


Preparing Students For Acceptance In Wmu Occupational Therapy Programs, Debra Lindstrom Hazel Mar 2010

Preparing Students For Acceptance In Wmu Occupational Therapy Programs, Debra Lindstrom Hazel

Academic Leadership Academy

The goal of this project was to provide pre-Occupational Therapy (OT) students with methods for understanding what occupational therapy is, offering them relevant leadership opportunities, and fostering a diverse environment for the to prepare for future careers.


Prism #45, March 2010, Office Of The Provost Mar 2010

Prism #45, March 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Annual Formal Session February 18, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees Feb 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees Annual Formal Session February 18, 2010, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the February 18, 2010 WMU Board of Trustees meeting include:

  • State Property Transactions (Colony Farm Orchard, Northwest Unit, Noble Lodge)
  • WMU Annuity & Life Income Funds - Investment Policy

WMU Board of Trustees


Wmu Board Of Trustees February 18, 2010 Session Supplemental Documents, Wmu Board Of Trustee Feb 2010

Wmu Board Of Trustees February 18, 2010 Session Supplemental Documents, Wmu Board Of Trustee

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Supplemental documents for the WMU Board of Trustees session on February 18, 2010 include:

  • Agenda
  • Slate of offices to be elected
  • Revised annuity and life income funds policy statement
  • Personnel Report
  • WMU Foiundation Gift Report
  • Grant Report
  • Various name change and academic program proposals
  • Easement for underground electric line
  • Authorization to confer degrees
  • Board meeting dates
  • M.U.S.I.C. (Michigan Universities Self-Insurance Corporation)


Prism #44, February 2010, Office Of The Provost Feb 2010

Prism #44, February 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.


Prism #43, January 2010, Office Of The Provost Jan 2010

Prism #43, January 2010, Office Of The Provost

Prism: Western Michigan University's Newsletter for Academic Affairs

No abstract provided.