Welcoming Assembly August 18, 2011
College of Arts & Letters   Accomplishments
Accomplishments• Established the Foundation for the College •       New Mission Statement •       New Organizational Struc...
Accomplishments• Established the Foundation for the College •       New College Website     •     http://www.isu.edu/cal/ ...
Accomplishments• Successfully Navigated Discipline-Specific  Accreditation •   Renewed Accreditation for the Music Program...
Accomplishments• One-Time Faculty Enhancement Money  ($175,000)    •   39 Professional Travel Grants    •   28 Computer Re...
Accomplishments• New Significant External Grants and Contracts Awarded to Faculty • Department of Justice (DOJ) • Idaho De...
Accomplishments• Hired Tenure-Track Faculty        •     5 for the Coming Year        •     2X Expected Searches for the C...
Accomplishments•   Increased Credit Hour Production by 5.1% for    Undergraduates and 8.9% for Graduate Students•   Served...
Accomplishments•   Operated Fully within Our Budget                             Materials &                              S...
Accomplishments•       Requested Permission to Use Carry-Forward to        Build the College    •    New Tenure-Track Posi...
Accomplishments• New Initiative to Identify and Promote Areas of  Excellence  •   New Partnership between the James E. Rog...
Accomplishments• New Initiatives to Identify and Promote Areas  of Excellence •   Joint Faculty Appointments •   Ideas for...
CAL HonorsCollege Brent Wolter & Letters         of ArtsIs the Center Philosophy UNIVERSity        English and            ...
College of Arts & Letters New Faculty and Staff
Leadership TeamJim DiSanza, ChairCommunication and Rhetorical Studies andJames E. Rogers Department of Mass CommunicationT...
Leadership TeamSean “Andy” Anderson, ChairPolitical ScienceGesine Hearn, ChairSociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice...
Leadership TeamShannon Lynch, ChairPsychologyAnthony “Tony” Stocks, Interim ChairAnthropologyJoseph Sidley, University Bus...
New Tenure-Track Faculty  Ryan Jones  History  Thomas Kloss  Music  Angela Narasimhan  Political Science
New Tenure-Track Faculty Kimberly Nylen Psychology DJ Williams Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice
New Visiting Faculty and Lecturers     Tamra Bassett               Courtney Haight     Languages and Literatures   Psychol...
New Classified StaffMarissa LawrenceHistorySaba TeferraAnthropology
College of Arts & Letters    Goals for FY12
Moving Forward &            Growing the Enterprise• Continue to Identify and Support Areas of Excellence• Develop a Colleg...
Moving Forward &           Growing the Enterprise• Grow Our Human Capital and Tenure-Track Positions 450 400 350 300 250  ...
Moving Forward &               Growing the Enterprise• Establish an Equitable Workload Policy• Engage in Program Review an...
“Leading From a Position of Strength            & with Solidarity”• Embrace “College First and Within”• Provide Outstandin...
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Arts and Letters Welcoming Assembly

  1. 1. Welcoming Assembly August 18, 2011
  2. 2. College of Arts & Letters Accomplishments
  3. 3. Accomplishments• Established the Foundation for the College • New Mission Statement • New Organizational Structure • Associate Deans for Each Division of the College • Arts & Letters Chairs Council Dean • Social & College Executive Committee Behavioral Sciences Associate Dean Fine Arts & Humanities Associate Dean Communication & Art & Economics Anthropology Rhetorical Studies Pre-Architecture Mass Languages & English & History Communication Literatures Philosophy School of Political Performing Arts Psychology Science (Music, Theatre & Dance) Military Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Science Justice
  4. 4. Accomplishments• Established the Foundation for the College • New College Website • http://www.isu.edu/cal/ • Experimental College Facebook Page • Idaho-State-University-College-Arts-Letters • Instituted a Regular College Newsletter • Re-established College Advisory Board
  5. 5. Accomplishments• Successfully Navigated Discipline-Specific Accreditation • Renewed Accreditation for the Music Program (NASM) • Initial Accreditation for the Theater Program (NAST) • Accreditation Visit for the Social Work Program (CSWE)
  6. 6. Accomplishments• One-Time Faculty Enhancement Money ($175,000) • 39 Professional Travel Grants • 28 Computer Replacements • 8 Online Courses • 23 Special Projects• 8 New Graduate Teaching Assistantships, 2011-2012• First Honorary Doctor of Letters Awarded by the College of Arts & Letters
  7. 7. Accomplishments• New Significant External Grants and Contracts Awarded to Faculty • Department of Justice (DOJ) • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) • National Institutes of Health (NIH) • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  8. 8. Accomplishments• Hired Tenure-Track Faculty • 5 for the Coming Year • 2X Expected Searches for the Coming Year• University Faculty Recognition • Distinguished Teacher • Four Master Teachers • Two Outstanding Researchers • Two Faculty Members Recognized for Outstanding Professional Service
  9. 9. Accomplishments• Increased Credit Hour Production by 5.1% for Undergraduates and 8.9% for Graduate Students• Served 255 More Students from Fall 2010 to Fall 2011• Increased General Education Online Offerings from 11 to 21• Re-established Relationships with Donors• Created Dean’s Excellence Fund with the Support of the Advisory Board
  10. 10. Accomplishments• Operated Fully within Our Budget Materials & Supplies Communications 1.36% 0.67% Capital Travel 0.31% 0.46% FY2011 Appropriated Budget $14,291,333
  11. 11. Accomplishments• Requested Permission to Use Carry-Forward to Build the College • New Tenure-Track Positions • Address Specialized Accreditation Deficiencies • Support Deferred and Future Sabbaticals • Support for College Development and Marketing • Maintenance Repairs and Upgrades • Meet Research and Instructional Needs
  12. 12. Accomplishments• New Initiative to Identify and Promote Areas of Excellence • New Partnership between the James E. Rogers Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies • Medical Spanish Program in Cooperation with the Division of Health Sciences
  13. 13. Accomplishments• New Initiatives to Identify and Promote Areas of Excellence • Joint Faculty Appointments • Ideas for New Research Centers and Other Opportunities for Collaboration • New Cross-Listings
  14. 14. CAL HonorsCollege Brent Wolter & Letters of ArtsIs the Center Philosophy UNIVERSity English and of the Master Teacher in 2010 Maria Wong Psychology Awarded an R21 NIH grant for $249,652
  15. 15. College of Arts & Letters New Faculty and Staff
  16. 16. Leadership TeamJim DiSanza, ChairCommunication and Rhetorical Studies andJames E. Rogers Department of Mass CommunicationTim Frazier, Program CoordinatorJames E. Rogers Department of Mass CommunicationJohn Gribas, Program CoordinatorCommunication and Rhetorical Studies
  17. 17. Leadership TeamSean “Andy” Anderson, ChairPolitical ScienceGesine Hearn, ChairSociology, Social Work, and Criminal JusticeAnn Hunter, FacilitatorEconomics
  18. 18. Leadership TeamShannon Lynch, ChairPsychologyAnthony “Tony” Stocks, Interim ChairAnthropologyJoseph Sidley, University Business OfficerCollege of Arts and Letters
  19. 19. New Tenure-Track Faculty Ryan Jones History Thomas Kloss Music Angela Narasimhan Political Science
  20. 20. New Tenure-Track Faculty Kimberly Nylen Psychology DJ Williams Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice
  21. 21. New Visiting Faculty and Lecturers Tamra Bassett Courtney Haight Languages and Literatures Psychology Julie Sorensen Tera Cole Music English
  22. 22. New Classified StaffMarissa LawrenceHistorySaba TeferraAnthropology
  23. 23. College of Arts & Letters Goals for FY12
  24. 24. Moving Forward & Growing the Enterprise• Continue to Identify and Support Areas of Excellence• Develop a College-Wide Strategic Plan• Continue to Grow our Research Productivity (i.e., publications, grants) and Creative Activity• Implement a Plan to Re-establish Sabbatical Support
  25. 25. Moving Forward & Growing the Enterprise• Grow Our Human Capital and Tenure-Track Positions 450 400 350 300 250 T or TT 200 PT NT 150 100 50 0 BSU ISU U of I
  26. 26. Moving Forward & Growing the Enterprise• Establish an Equitable Workload Policy• Engage in Program Review and Assessment Consistent with NWCCU Accreditation Standards• Continue to Update College Policies and Faculty Evaluation Procedures• Continue to Use Metrics to Facilitate Data-Driven Decision-Making• Continue to Promote the Successes of our Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni• Continue to Build our Relationships with Community Partners
  27. 27. “Leading From a Position of Strength & with Solidarity”• Embrace “College First and Within”• Provide Outstanding Training to Students at All Levels• Enhance Scholarly Pursuits and Scholarly Productivity• Meet and Exceed Our Expectations for Ourselves, Our Students, and Our Programs• Collaborate and Support Our Colleagues and Our College• Take Ownership of our College and Its Future
  28. 28. THANK YOU!!

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