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Recruiting For Your Department: The Role Of The Chair, Jennifer Dennis, Stephanie Boss, Mary Dzindolet, Lisa Huffman Mar 2018

Recruiting For Your Department: The Role Of The Chair, Jennifer Dennis, Stephanie Boss, Mary Dzindolet, Lisa Huffman

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The chairs of an Education, Sports & Exercise Science, and Psychology Departments, and their former dean, share how they have been able to implement innovative recruitment strategies from an academic standpoint to increase enrollment in their departments and in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.


The Growing Challenge Of Dual Credit/Enrollment, Eric G. Tenbus, Daniel Schierenbeck Mar 2017

The Growing Challenge Of Dual Credit/Enrollment, Eric G. Tenbus, Daniel Schierenbeck

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Face the dual credit challenge by taking back control of the program and strengthening it to ensure high academic standards. This presentation will explain the dual credit phenomenon and offer practical advice in countering it, navigating the political landmines, and making it work better for your department.


Promoting Your Department To High School Seniors, Jeremy H. Sarachan Mar 2017

Promoting Your Department To High School Seniors, Jeremy H. Sarachan

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Increasingly departments must take charge of their recruitment, but most academics are new to public relations and marketing. What are the best methods to reach high school students? Led by a media and communication chair, this discussion will revolve around best practices that are both affordable and easy to manage.


Leveraging Technology For The Recruitment Of Students And Faculty, William Hoon, Christopher Hirschler Mar 2017

Leveraging Technology For The Recruitment Of Students And Faculty, William Hoon, Christopher Hirschler

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This presentation will discuss some best practices in using the latest technology to assist in student and faculty recruitment in two distinct departments at two universities.


Desperate Times? Recruiting Students For Your Department, William Hoon Mar 2016

Desperate Times? Recruiting Students For Your Department, William Hoon

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This presentation will review how one department at a regional Midwest university has dealt with the pressure of recruiting students. While the number of high school students in our state has declined, our department numbers has remained steady. Initiatives and best practices on how to attract and communicate with prospective students will be discussed.