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Trending @ Rwu Law: Michael Bowden's Post: Celebrating Professor Tony Santoro 10-31-2017, Michael Bowden Oct 2017

Trending @ Rwu Law: Michael Bowden's Post: Celebrating Professor Tony Santoro 10-31-2017, Michael Bowden

Law School Blogs

No abstract provided.


The Loop (Fall 2017), Taylor University Oct 2017

The Loop (Fall 2017), Taylor University

The Loop (2012-2017)

The Fall 2017 edition of Taylor University’s The Loop.


Why Faculty Choose To Work In Academic Medicine, Sarah Bunton, Valerie Dandar Sep 2017

Why Faculty Choose To Work In Academic Medicine, Sarah Bunton, Valerie Dandar

University Studies Faculty Publications and Presentations

Medical school faculty are crucial to advancing academic medicine’s missions of providing high-quality, patient-centered health care; training the next generation of physicians; and conducting research to inform advancement and innovation in health care delivery. This Analysis in Brief (AIB) takes an in-depth look at why faculty choose careers in academic medicine, by examining faculty responses to that very question. As institutional leadership strives to recruit and retain faculty, understanding these sentiments can inform work to help guide students, provide insight for those considering academic careers, and educate the public about the work of academic medicine and the vital role that …


2017-2018 Faculty, Cedarville University Sep 2017

2017-2018 Faculty, Cedarville University

Cedarville University Faculty

No abstract provided.


Ouachita Faculty And Staff Honored For Combined 575 Years Of Service, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2017

Ouachita Faculty And Staff Honored For Combined 575 Years Of Service, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Gathering for Ouachita Baptist University’s annual Faculty/Staff Banquet, the university recently honored 29 faculty and staff members who have served a combined total of 575 years at Ouachita. Among the longtime faculty and staff members honored, Clark Kuyper and David Sharp were recognized for 35 years of service each.

“Congratulations to our 29 faculty and staff members who were honored for significant service milestones,” said Ouachita President Ben Sells. “Ouachita is known for its commitment to a love of God and a love of learning. Our dedicated faculty and staff are deeply involved in modeling and instilling those values as …


Ouachita To Host Faculty Showcase Recital Sept. 12, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2017

Ouachita To Host Faculty Showcase Recital Sept. 12, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts Division of Music will present its annual Faculty Showcase Recital on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The recital, which will be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus, is free and open to the public.

Designed as a musical celebration in which faculty and collaborative pianists demonstrate their love for music and performance, the recital will feature faculty members from the three areas of Ouachita’s music program: instrumental, piano and voice.


2017 Fall Faculty Conference: Telling Our Stories, Demonstrating Excellence In Teaching, Academic Affairs Aug 2017

2017 Fall Faculty Conference: Telling Our Stories, Demonstrating Excellence In Teaching, Academic Affairs

Fall Faculty Conference

The 2017 Fall Faculty Conference featured teaching showcases by Kyriacos Aristotelous (Business, Accounting, and Economics), Phyllis Lynne Burns (English), Terry Hermsen (English), Mike Hudoba (Engineering), and Leesa Kern (Sociology, Criminology, and Justice Studies).

Breakout sessions followed.


Georgia Southern University Fact Book, Georgia Southern University Aug 2017

Georgia Southern University Fact Book, Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern Fact Books

No abstract provided.


A Method To The Madness: The Challenges & Successes Of Training Faculty To Use Brightspace, Carrie Miller, Jeffrey Henline Jul 2017

A Method To The Madness: The Challenges & Successes Of Training Faculty To Use Brightspace, Carrie Miller, Jeffrey Henline

IT Solutions Publications

No abstract provided.


Three Faculty Leave Their Mark At Dordt, Contributing Writer Jul 2017

Three Faculty Leave Their Mark At Dordt, Contributing Writer

The Voice

No abstract provided.


Ouachita Professor Detri Brech Named To Endowed Chair By University Trustees, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2017

Ouachita Professor Detri Brech Named To Endowed Chair By University Trustees, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University trustees addressed a number of personnel-related actions during their summer board meeting June 8 on Ouachita’s Arkadelphia campus, including naming a professor to an endowed chair and approving several faculty and staff positions.

Trustees named Dr. Detri Brech, professor of dietetics in the Patterson School of Natural Sciences, to the Charles S. and Elma Grey Goodwin Holt Chair of Dietetics and Pre-Medical Studies. The endowed chair was established in 1987 through a generous bequest from the estate of Dr. Charles S. Holt, a 1930 Ouachita graduate. Dr. Brech, who has taught at Ouachita since 2000, is a …


Summer Research Program, Sally Jongsma Jun 2017

Summer Research Program, Sally Jongsma

The Voice

No abstract provided.


Tintle Awarded $300k For Second Stats Textbook, Contributing Writer Jun 2017

Tintle Awarded $300k For Second Stats Textbook, Contributing Writer

The Voice

No abstract provided.


The Passing Of A Servant Leader, Sally Jongsma Jun 2017

The Passing Of A Servant Leader, Sally Jongsma

The Voice

No abstract provided.


Learn By Leaving: An Analysis Of Recruitment And Retention Rates Among Faculty/Staff Of Color, Erica Noelle Claybrook-Cookman Jun 2017

Learn By Leaving: An Analysis Of Recruitment And Retention Rates Among Faculty/Staff Of Color, Erica Noelle Claybrook-Cookman

Ethnic Studies

Learn by Leaving is as an analysis of recruitment and retention rates among faculty/staff of color at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs), specifically, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo) in San Luis Obispo, California. This project aims to answer the following: How does the presence, or lack thereof, of faculty/staff of color impact the success of students of color at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo? Additionally, how has the presence, or lack thereof, of faculty/staff of color shaped the overall college experience for students of color at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo? In the context of this research, …


Shared Governance: A Comparison Of Perceptions And Implementation Between American And Chinese Higher Education Institutions, Dianyu Zhang, James Lampley, Donald W. Good May 2017

Shared Governance: A Comparison Of Perceptions And Implementation Between American And Chinese Higher Education Institutions, Dianyu Zhang, James Lampley, Donald W. Good

Donald W. Good

The purpose of this study was to assess the status of institutional stakeholders’ perceptions and application of shared governance on an American higher education campus and a counterpart in China and determine if there were differences among the groups of stakeholders both within and between the institutions. Significant differences were found among the four categories of participants at the Chinese institution. For the General Acceptance dimension of the Perceptions of Shared Governance Inventory (PSGI) the Chinese staff members reported significantly higher scores than all the other three categories. For the Implementation dimension, staff members and the students scored significantly higher …


Ethical Climate, Organizational Commitment, And Job Satisfaction Of Full-Time University Faculty Members, Heather Louise Moore, Donald W. Good, James Lampley May 2017

Ethical Climate, Organizational Commitment, And Job Satisfaction Of Full-Time University Faculty Members, Heather Louise Moore, Donald W. Good, James Lampley

Donald W. Good

Excerpt:The purpose of this quantitative study was to better understand the relationship of perceived ethical climate on the organizational commitment and job satisfaction of full time faculty members in institutions of higher education.


I Would Teach It, But I Don't Know How: Faculty Perceptions Of Cultural Competency In The Health Sciences, A Case Study Analysis, Andrew J. Young, Michelle L. Ramirez May 2017

I Would Teach It, But I Don't Know How: Faculty Perceptions Of Cultural Competency In The Health Sciences, A Case Study Analysis, Andrew J. Young, Michelle L. Ramirez

Humboldt Journal of Social Relations

This paper presents results from a survey of faculty perceptions of cultural competency training at “Health Sciences University,” a small, private university in a major city in the Northeastern United States. We found high levels of support among faculty for cultural competency training for students in bench and health sciences broadly, though data suggests that faculty are unsure how to effectively teach cultural competency and how to evaluate its effectiveness. Placing this data alongside literature exploring the lack of diversity and a “chilly climate” in STEM and health science disciplines for marginalized groups, we argue for 1) a need to …


Five Ouachita Retirees Honored For Combined Total Of 133 Years Of Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau May 2017

Five Ouachita Retirees Honored For Combined Total Of 133 Years Of Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Five retiring faculty and staff members with a combined total of more than 130 years of service to Ouachita Baptist University were honored during a campus retirement reception held May 3 in Walker Conference Center.

The honorees included Dr. Joe Jeffers, professor emeritus of chemistry, who taught 46 years at his alma mater; Charolette Allison, executive secretary to the president emerita, who served with six Ouachita presidents over 31 years; Julia Jones, assistant professor emerita of Spanish, who taught at Ouachita for 16 years; Jacque Cash who served 21 years in the campus post office; and Vicki Crossno who served …


2017 Great Expectations Spring Faculty Conference: Discovering The Life-Long Benefits Of General Education, Academic Affairs May 2017

2017 Great Expectations Spring Faculty Conference: Discovering The Life-Long Benefits Of General Education, Academic Affairs

Spring Great Expectation Faculty Conference

The 2017 Great Expectations Spring Faculty Conference feature a keynote speech by Dr. Richard Detweiler.

Rick. Detweiler is the president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the founder of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance, a coalition of 29 universities from 16 countries working to strengthen education in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences.

His formative professional experience was time as a Peace Corps Volunteer on a small Pacific island, which led him to study social and intercultural psychology at Princeton University where he earned his MA and PhD. He began a faculty career at Drew University where …


Ouachita Professor Emerita Virginia Queen Remembered For Life Of Music And Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Apr 2017

Ouachita Professor Emerita Virginia Queen Remembered For Life Of Music And Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Miss Virginia Queen, Professor Emerita of Music at Ouachita Baptist University, died Wednesday, March 29, at age 96.

Miss Queen, who graduated from Ouachita in 1944 with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees, also earned a Master of Music degree from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She taught at Prescott High School and the Tennessee College for Women before joining the Ouachita music faculty in 1946. She retired in 1986 after 40 years of service at Ouachita. In recent years, she resided at Parkway Village in Little Rock.


Pacific Review Spring 2017, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific Apr 2017

Pacific Review Spring 2017, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific

Pacific Magazine and Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


The Loop (Spring 2017), Taylor University Apr 2017

The Loop (Spring 2017), Taylor University

The Loop (2012-2017)

The late Spring 2017 edition of Taylor University’s The Loop.


Comparison Of Theory-Practice Link In Us And Uk Student Nurses, Thayer W. Mcgahee, Betty Abraham-Settles Mar 2017

Comparison Of Theory-Practice Link In Us And Uk Student Nurses, Thayer W. Mcgahee, Betty Abraham-Settles

SoTL Commons Conference

Nurse education in Higher Education aims to prepare student nurses to develop their abilities to integrate theory taught within the classroom into their clinical or practice placement. A collaborative, qualitative research project was undertaken between the University of South Carolina Aiken, USA and University of Hertfordshire, UK to explore, compare and evaluate the influence of Academic Professors/ Link Lecturers* in enabling 1st year student nurses to make the connection between theory and practice. The study was informed by current literature on theory-practice, Academic Professors/ Link Lecturers and student nurses’ experiences and perspectives.

(*faculty in the US are called academic …


Teaching Teachers: Targeted Professional Development For Adjunct Faculty, Laura A. Tamberelli, Kim Buch, Caryl Gordon Mar 2017

Teaching Teachers: Targeted Professional Development For Adjunct Faculty, Laura A. Tamberelli, Kim Buch, Caryl Gordon

Winthrop Conference on Teaching and Learning

Adjunct faculty are a growing and significant portion of teaching faculty at Universities across the United States. They are, however, vastly different from the traditional faculty member in terms of their needs, challenges, goals, and professional development options within their respective role and department. The proposed session would discuss the results of an adjunct faculty needs assessment conducted at UNC Charlotte. Additionally, it would present the steps that have since been taken to better serve adjuncts at this institution in terms of clarity, communication, networking, and professional development. Initial responses from department heads and adjunct faculty will also be discussed …


The Inevitability Of Playing Politics As Chair: Advantages And Pitfall, Domenick J. Pinto Mar 2017

The Inevitability Of Playing Politics As Chair: Advantages And Pitfall, Domenick J. Pinto

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Politics is a term often frowned upon as it pertains to the role of an academic leader. However as chair for almost 30 years it has become an essential yet sometimes unwanted aspect of the daily rigors of the position. This workshop explores the advantages and pitfalls of “playing politics” as a department chair and allows interactivity among participants in “what if” scenarios.


Developing A New Department Culture: When Programs Merge, William Hoon, Aimee Shouse Mar 2017

Developing A New Department Culture: When Programs Merge, William Hoon, Aimee Shouse

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This presentation will discuss some best practices that help transitioning cultures in merged or merging academic departments.


Applying Lessons From Athletic Recruitment To Faculty Searches, David M. Bellar, Peter Sheppard Mar 2017

Applying Lessons From Athletic Recruitment To Faculty Searches, David M. Bellar, Peter Sheppard

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The presenter will share how lessons learned from recruiting intercollegiate athletes can be applied to faculty searches. The presentation will present information and examples for improving position announcements as well as interactions and negotiations with candidates to increase the likelihood of a quality hire.


Promoting Chair Succession Through Development, Empowerment, And Encouragement, Christopher Benedetti Mar 2017

Promoting Chair Succession Through Development, Empowerment, And Encouragement, Christopher Benedetti

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

To ensure the stability of the department, department chairs should prioritize the identification and formation of potential successors. For this interactive session, a model and related strategies, supported by real examples, will be discussed for developing, empowering, and encouraging faculty to become ready to assume the role of department chair.


Avoid Yet Another Search: Programs That Support A Diverse Faculty, Michael A. Mcpherson, Christy Crutsinger, Sean Jefferson, Debbie Rohwer Mar 2017

Avoid Yet Another Search: Programs That Support A Diverse Faculty, Michael A. Mcpherson, Christy Crutsinger, Sean Jefferson, Debbie Rohwer

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Retaining quality faculty members is a critical issue in collegiate settings. This session will give background on retention, including (1) a video showcasing faculty diversity issues, (2) a case study application activity, and (3) a description of retention initiatives. The session will conclude with a synthesis activity wherein participants will develop a list of activities that can promote retention in their own settings.