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Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 1998

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Dec 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding language requirements, summer school, College on Site Program, Thomas Clark honorary doctorate and China.


Summer School Workgroup Final Report, Wku University Senate Dec 1998

Summer School Workgroup Final Report, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Report of recommendations that will bring stipends for teaching summer school courses to a point at or above the average for benchmark institutions.


Correspondence Resolution 98-1-F, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1998

Correspondence Resolution 98-1-F, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Letter to Jerry Wilder from Matthew Bastin regarding crosswalks on Normal Drive.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of the December 9, 1998 meeting.


Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1998

Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding student fees, banquet, awards and resignations.


Ua25/2 Connections, Wku Human Resources Dec 1998

Ua25/2 Connections, Wku Human Resources

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by WKU Human Resources for the faculty and staff of WKU regarding personnel issues and benefits.


A Meta-Analytic Investigation Of The Effect Of Freshman Seminars On Student Attrition At Four Year Colleges And Universities, Raymond Brown Dec 1998

A Meta-Analytic Investigation Of The Effect Of Freshman Seminars On Student Attrition At Four Year Colleges And Universities, Raymond Brown

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Tinto (1975) theorized that for a student to complete his/her education, he/she must integrate socially as well as academically at the institution. Freshman seminars are designed to ease students into college life and provide them with skills to cope socially and academically, thereby paving the way for institutional integration and, ultimately, degree completion. Researchers at a number of institutions have evaluated the effectiveness of the freshman seminar at reducing freshman to sophomore year attrition. They have reported mixed results. Here, the literature addressing the efficacy of freshman seminars for reducing attrition is reviewed using meta-analysis. The number of ...


Social And Cultural Influences On Nontraditional Students' Decision To Seek Higher Education, Mose Bullington Dec 1998

Social And Cultural Influences On Nontraditional Students' Decision To Seek Higher Education, Mose Bullington

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study was to determine some of the social and cultural influences on nontraditional students' decisions to seek higher education. The thesis of this project is that nontraditional students are reacting to changes in the occupational structure of the United States. The six propositions of social exchange theory developed by George Homans were used to guide the research. A questionnaire was distributed to the entire population of full-time nontraditional undergraduate students at a comprehensive university in the Southeast. A total of 430 students over the age of 25 responded to the questionnaire. Frequency distributions and crosstabulations were ...


Faculty Salary Survey, Wku University Senate Nov 1998

Faculty Salary Survey, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Report includes:

  • All Ranked Personnel by High to Low Salary within Rank
  • All Ranked Personnel by Salary within Rank within Department


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Nov 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding post tenure review, summer stipends, salaries, fundraising, elections, budget, athletics and tuition waivers.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Nov 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding departmental reports, sponsored programs, part-time faculty, budget, leadership studies and Bowling Green Housing Authority.


Bill 98-10-F - Allocation Of Funds To Kappa Alpha Order, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1998

Bill 98-10-F - Allocation Of Funds To Kappa Alpha Order, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to allocate funds to Kappa Alpha fraternity after their house burned.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Nov 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of the November 11, 1998 meeting.


Resolution 98-17-F - Teacher Education, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1998

Resolution 98-17-F - Teacher Education, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution requesting additional blocks for elementary education majors.


Ua25/2 25 Year Club Recognition Banquet, Wku Human Resources Nov 1998

Ua25/2 25 Year Club Recognition Banquet, Wku Human Resources

WKU Archives Records

Program for 25 year service awards banquet with list of recipients.


Correspondence Resolutions 98-9-F To 98-10-F, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1998

Correspondence Resolutions 98-9-F To 98-10-F, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Letter to Jerry Wilder from Matthew Bastin regarding training and evaluations of faculty advisors.


Agenda & Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Nov 1998

Agenda & Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding Top of the Hill Happenings, consultant George Connick, post tenure review, University Budget Council and summer school task force.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 8, No. 9, Wku University Relations Nov 1998

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 8, No. 9, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File

This issue includes articles:

  • Mixing Manpower & Mind Power Pays Off - George Vourvopoulos
  • Business College Receives $2.6 Million Gift
  • Faculty Award of Excellence Winners - Nancy Baird, Robert Holman, Karen Westbrooks
  • University & Community Address Safety
  • Western's Public Radio Service Completes Successful Membership Campaign
  • Wheat First Union Establishes Scholarships
  • College Heights Herald Wins Journalism Award
  • Program Receives Barry Bingham Award
  • Women's Club Gives to College Heights Foundation
  • Smoke: A Student's Nightmare - West ...


Resolution 98-16-F - Campus Phones Outside Residence Halls, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Resolution 98-16-F - Campus Phones Outside Residence Halls, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to install campus phones outside residence halls.


Resolution 98-15-F - Publishing Sga Advisor Checklist In Schedule Bulletins, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Resolution 98-15-F - Publishing Sga Advisor Checklist In Schedule Bulletins, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution requesting that SGA advisor checklists be printed in the schedule bulletins.


Correspondence Bill 98-4-F, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Correspondence Bill 98-4-F, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Letter to Jerry Wilder from Matt Bastin regarding funding of the Women of Western Conference.


Correspondence Bill 98-2-F, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Correspondence Bill 98-2-F, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Letter to Jerry Wilder from Matt Bastin regarding donation to the Murray State University fire relief fund.


Bill 98-8-F - Sga Survey, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Bill 98-8-F - Sga Survey, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to conduct weekend activities survey.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Oct 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding alcohol, strategic plan, Friday classes, grants and sponsored programs.


Bill 98-5-F - Coffee House For Pride Week, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Bill 98-5-F - Coffee House For Pride Week, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to establish a Pride Week coffee house.


Resolution 98-13-F - Airing Campus Radio In Downing University Center, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Resolution 98-13-F - Airing Campus Radio In Downing University Center, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to play WWHR 91.7 in the Downing University Center.


Bill 98-6-F - Allocation Of Funds Sga/Hillraiser Homecoming Float, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Bill 98-6-F - Allocation Of Funds Sga/Hillraiser Homecoming Float, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to fund a joint Student Government Association, Hillraiser homecoming float.


Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Oct 1998

Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss expenditures, homecoming float and resolutions.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Oct 1998

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting to discuss summer stipends, faculty regent election, lapsed salary money and self-insurance.