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November 2011

Library Dean Search

The Dean of Libraries Search Committee has been formed and has begun work to conduct an international search. The committee is made up of the following members:

Statewide Performance Scorecards

Last month President Whitlock provided the Board of Regents and the Faculty Senate with the information on EKU's performance goals, as negotiated with CPE. Recently CPE distributed the Institutional Performance Scorecards for all the State's four-year institutions.

Implementation Team

To be more strategic in our student-success efforts, an Implementation Team has been formed.

Results of First-Time Freshmen Grade Review (The Party Is Over)

Thanks to the faculty for reporting mid-term grades, 66 first-time freshmen were identified as having received all F's or FN's at midterm. One half of these students had been admitted as Associate of General Studies students. Nineteen reported in the Early Alert Retention Survey. These students are required to participate in an intrusive retention program.

Kentucky Recognized as National Leader for Improving Postsecondary Education

NCHEMS Kentucky Results

Kentucky has recently been recognized as the fastest improving state in the nation on key higher education performance measures, according to a report by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS).

Quality Enhancement Program Will Celebrate its 5th Birthday

The QEP will celebrate five years of Quality Enhancement at EKU by showcasing strategies and projects EKU areas have implemented that support student learning and meet the QEP mission of graduating students who are "informed, critical and creative thinkers who communicate effectively."

Model Laboratory School Recognized for Test Scores

Congratulations to Model Laboratory Middle School for ranking second among the state's middle schools, according to results of the most recent Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT). Model Middle's ranking is based on the percentage of Proficient and Distinguished students in reading and mathematics.

Copyright on Campus

Complying with copyright is a priority for Eastern Kentucky University. The Academic Affairs Update will periodically feature a section from Questions and Answers on Copyright for the Campus Community, 7th Edition, which is dedicated to providing clarification on the issue of copyright.

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