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December Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Dec 2017

December Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Dec 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


November Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Nov 2017

November Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Nov 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


Roundtable – Teaching Human Rights: Challenges And Best Practices, Shayna Plaut, Kristi Kenyon, Joel Pruce, William Simmons Nov 2017

Roundtable – Teaching Human Rights: Challenges And Best Practices, Shayna Plaut, Kristi Kenyon, Joel Pruce, William Simmons

Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights

Over the past 20 years, courses addressing human rights have grown dramatically at both the undergraduate and graduate levels worldwide. Many of these courses are housed in specific disciplines, focus on specific issues, and require practical experience in the form of internships/practicums. Amid this growth there is a need to reflect on teaching human rights including the challenges, fears, and best practices.

Recognizing that education takes place inside and outside a classroom, this roundtable brings together scholars teaching human rights in a variety of settings to examine the current state of university human rights education. This includes a discussion ...


Aviation Origin Stories: A Qualitative Inquiry Into The Factors That Influenced Of Aviation Students To Choose Their Field Of Study, Matthew J. Romero, Steven C. Goetz Nov 2017

Aviation Origin Stories: A Qualitative Inquiry Into The Factors That Influenced Of Aviation Students To Choose Their Field Of Study, Matthew J. Romero, Steven C. Goetz

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This study describes the various ways aviators come to believe aviation is a viable career field. The inquiry aims to understand the difference in ways the students from different genders, socioeconomic classes, and races come to the conclusion that aviation is a good field of study for them to pursue.


Factors Influencing Student Selection Of A Collegiate Aviation Program, Matthew J. Romero, Jose R. Ruiz Ph.D. Nov 2017

Factors Influencing Student Selection Of A Collegiate Aviation Program, Matthew J. Romero, Jose R. Ruiz Ph.D.

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This study aims to identify the most influential characteristics that drive undergraduate students to select collegiate aviation flight programs in the US. Using preference aggregation techniques, a list of the most influential attributes is created as a result of the investigation.


Implementing Cas Undergraduate Research Standards For Assessment, Wesley F. Lewis, Kadie Hayward Mullins Oct 2017

Implementing Cas Undergraduate Research Standards For Assessment, Wesley F. Lewis, Kadie Hayward Mullins

Florida Statewide Symposium: Best Practices in Undergraduate Research

The Council for Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) recently released specialized standards for assessing undergraduate research programs (URPs) including self-assessment instruments and tools for developing and implementing action plans. These standards align with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) strategic pillars and include twelve primary parts: (1) mission, (2) program, (3) organization and leadership, (4) human resources, (5) ethics, (6) law, policy, and government, (7) diversity, equity, and access, (8) internal and external relations, (9) financial resources, (10) technology, (11) facilities and equipment, and (12) assessment. This project outlines the process of and lessons learned from the first ...


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Oct 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


October Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Oct 2017

October Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Readiness For Inter-Institutional Collaboration: A Path Forward For Online Learning, Robert Arthur Paulson Phd, Shirley Ann Freed Oct 2017

Readiness For Inter-Institutional Collaboration: A Path Forward For Online Learning, Robert Arthur Paulson Phd, Shirley Ann Freed

Adventist Online Learning Conference / Conferencia de Aprendizaje en Línea

An environment conducive to inter-institutional collaboration greater utilizes intellectual and structural assets for the good of all in a growing learning community. As small colleges and universities struggle to maintain financial viability many have recognized the positive impact a collaborative environment has for all aspects of the institution. The leaders in this transition from autonomous to collaborative have been librarians and their use of technology to share databases and other assets. Organizations like the Concordia University System and The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance have been sharing structural and intellectual assets to reduce costs and risks in offering online ...


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Sep 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


September Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Sep 2017

September Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Members, Wku Graduate Council Sep 2017

Members, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Members of WKU Graduate Council and committees.


August Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Aug 2017

August Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Aug 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council Aug 2017

Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Agenda for meeting held August 2, 2017.


Quarterly Meeting Packet, Wku Board Of Regents Jul 2017

Quarterly Meeting Packet, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Packet used for WKU Board of Regents quarterly meeting. Material includes information about degree and certificate programs:

  • Economic Data Analytics
  • Addiction Education
  • Computer Animation
  • Health Informatics
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Education & Health Promotion
  • Applied Human Sciences

distinguished professors, emeriti, enrollment, personnel actions and budget.


Meaningful Reviews: Reframing Evaluation To Yield Positive Change, Sharon Decker Jul 2017

Meaningful Reviews: Reframing Evaluation To Yield Positive Change, Sharon Decker

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will focus on how to reframe the culture of evaluation in order to encourage active and engaged faculty participation. The discussion will center on objectives, forms, and outcomes in order to create a process that will ultimately improve pedagogical techniques and philosophies.


Positive Academic Leadership: Stop Putting Out Fires; Start Making A Difference, Jeff Buller Jul 2017

Positive Academic Leadership: Stop Putting Out Fires; Start Making A Difference, Jeff Buller

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

A highly interactive workshop on strategies that can help chairs move towards positive outcomes in even the most negative of situations, making their leadership more effective, effortless, and enjoyable.


The Scoop, Wku Staff Council Jul 2017

The Scoop, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

E-newsletter regarding upcoming events.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council Jul 2017

Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Agenda for July 5, 2017 meeting.


Action Items, Wku Graduate Council Jul 2017

Action Items, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Overview of action items handled by the Graduate Council.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council May 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


May Agenda, Wku Graduate Council May 2017

May Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council May 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of May 10, 2017 meeting.


Quarterly Meeting Packet, Wku Board Of Regents Apr 2017

Quarterly Meeting Packet, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Agenda and packet of materials used in the WKU Board of Regents quarterly meeting. Items include information regarding Engineering & Applied Sciences, NCAA procedures, WKYU audits, budget, personnel actions, student residency appeal policy, staff emeriti, athletic contracts and naming Jody Richards Hall.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Apr 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of April 19, 2017 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Apr 2017

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding elections, budget, syllabi, committee assignments, faculty awards, library dean search, Student Government Association, continuance documentation, salary and meal plan.


Academic Publication Productivity In Hdfs Faculty, Kimberly Carpenter Apr 2017

Academic Publication Productivity In Hdfs Faculty, Kimberly Carpenter

Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression

Within the academy, tenure is granted to professors who demonstrate national prominence in an area of study. How national prominence is measured might range from department to department. At Iowa State, for example, Provost Jonathan Wickeret gave a talk to faculty in 2016 where he mentioned that 2 articles might be enough to achieve tenure in one department, while 20 might be the minimum in another. In short, the disciplinary guidelines, department needs, and individual characteristics all work together to impact successful promotion in, or around, the seventh year.

The Faculty Productivity Project headed by Dr. Doirus at ISU has ...