Inside Look

Faculty Innovators Program

Recognizing our faculty want to learn new pedagogical and technical skills and strategies, EKU is launching the Faculty Innovators Program, which combines our faculty and existing resources to provide access to opportunities for developing these important skills.

Reflections on 2014-2015 & Looking Ahead

As we complete 2014-2015, the year has been both successful and productive for EKU and Academic Affairs.  Here are only a few highlights from the year:  Faculty, chairs, deans, and associate deans have participated in workshops to improve course design, to identify a new QEP topic, and to design a faculty professional-development plan.

POSTPONED - Dr. Saundra McGuire to Discuss Metacognition at EKU

Update:  Because of extreme weather conditions during the week of February 16-20, Dr. McGuire's workshops and lecture regarding Metacognition have been postponed.  We plan to hold these important events in Fall 2015.

 

Dee Fink Faculty Workshop

Dee Fink Faculty Workshop
Friday, February 21, 1-3 p.m.
EKU Perkins Quads A, B, C, and D

Dr. L. Dee Fink, an internationally recognized consultant on college teaching and faculty development, will conduct a workshop on course design.

EKU Receives 2014 CHEA Award for Student Learning Outcomes

Eastern is one of  only three institutions nationally to receive the

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.

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