Re-imagine. Fall Convocation, Aug. 17, 12009Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Welcome to EKU 2009-10                               2Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Welcome to EKU 2009-10        ★ Chronicle: “A Great College to Work for”        ★ Recognized for community and regional   ...
My Performance Evaluation                               4Wednesday, September 2, 2009
My Performance Evaluation             • Restored stability             • Weathering current economic storm             • Y...
My Performance Evaluation                You appreciate the streamlining done.                But there is still red tape ...
My Performance Evaluation                 You want to know:         ★ What is my view of the relationship           betwee...
My Performance Evaluation          Your hope for me:         Transformational leadership at Eastern during         this si...
Thank You             Dr. Rodney               Piercey                   Provost                  2007-09                 ...
Dr. Janna Vice    Interim Provost        2009-10                               10Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Institutional Finances                               11Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Institutional Finances             • We prepared for 4% cut             • Only had to take 2% cut             • We capture...
Institutional Finances             • Stimulus funds are 7% of our state               appropriation this year             ...
14Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Freshman T-Shirts                               15Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Today’s Interpreters          ★ Tina Savelyev          ★ Jennifer Paycheck                                16Wednesday, Sep...
EKU Enrollment Trends                               17Wednesday, September 2, 2009
EKU Enrollment Trends                This fall: approx. 14,600 students, up 2.8%:                 ★ 3.2% Undergraduates up...
EKU Graduation Trends             • Largest growth in bachelor’s degrees in                    Kentucky public institution...
Move-In Day                                    20Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Move-In Day         Do NOT park in Martin or Wallace lots on Friday.   City lot      on                                   ...
Benefits                                  22Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Benefits         ★ Effective January 1,                 at no cost to employees,                 individual dental coverage...
Infrastructure Update                               24Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Infrastructure Update                               ESPC Sustainability Project ✦ Will reduce energy        consumption by...
Click on the bottom                                    right of homepage                               26Wednesday, Septem...
Infrastructure Update   Manchester Campus Dedication   Manchester Campus                               27Wednesday, Septem...
Infrastructure Update                               Manchester Campus Dedication                                          ...
Infrastructure Update                               New Science Building                                        29Wednesda...
Infrastructure Update                       CB&T Phase II, Performing Arts Building                                       ...
Infrastructure Update    Todd and Dupree Greek Towers                               31Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Infrastructure Update   Walters Hall                               32Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Infrastructure Update                               Noel Studio for Academic Creativity                                   ...
Infrastructure Update          Intramural Fields Renovation Project Is Complete                                 34Wednesda...
Infrastructure Update   Preliminary design of Stratton building addition in the works                                35Wed...
Personnel                                   36Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Personnel      Dr. Janna Vice    Interim Provost        2009-10                               37Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Personnel         Linda Fossen         AVP Student            Affairs             and           Dean of          Enrollmen...
Personnel Russell Carpenter              Director,              Studio for              Academic              Creativity  ...
Personnel       Peter Cizdziel               General               Manager,               Arlington                       ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments                               41Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Carol Ruppel  Model Lab Teacher     • Fulbright Scholar     • 2009-10 in Slovakia      ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Barbara Hussey  English Professor     • Fulbright Scholar     • In Montenegro earlier t...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Samuel Hinton  Educational Studies Professor     • Fulbright Scholar     • Traveled to ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Jerry Cook  Foundation Professor of Physics     • Acorn Award Recipient     • EKU has t...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Joe Molinaro  Art & Design Professor     • 2009-11 Foundation Professor     • EKU’s hig...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. David Zurick  Foundation Professor of Geography     • Lifetime Achievement Award       ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. David Dailey  Graphic Arts Professor     • Frederick D. Kagy Life       Achievement Awa...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Marta Miranda  Director, Multicultural Student  Affairs, Women & Gender Studies     • Sexua...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Cindy Shain  Director of Kentucky Regional  Community Policing Institute     • Martha L...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Allen Ault  Dean of College of Justice & Safety     • President’s Award from the       ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Neil Pederson  Biological Sciences Professor     • $378,000 NSF Grant     • Examining p...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Mike Austin  Philosophy & Religion  Associate Professor     • $24,000 Grant from Nation...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Tracy Scott  Assistant Athletics Director     • NCAA 2009-10 Fellows       Leadership Progr...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Lynnette Noblitt & Beverly Hart  EKU Faculty Members • Promoting QEP • Presenting at Intern...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Charles Hickox  Dean of Continuing Ed. & Outreach     • Named VP of Association for    ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Karen Dilka  Special Education Professor     • Serving as executive director       for ...
Faculty/Staff Accomplishments  Dr. Robert Rogow  Dean of College of Business & Tech.     • Serving as International       ...
Healthy You at EKU                                59Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Healthy You at EKU           ★ Culture of wellness           ★ We are self-insured health care provider           ★ The mo...
The Biggest Lifestyle Risk Factors      ★ Physical activity      ★ Dietary fat intake      ★ Fruit & vegetable intake     ...
The Biggest Medical Risk Factors      ★ Weight      ★ Blood Pressure      ★ Cholesterol                               62We...
Healthy You                         Average Annual Health Costs       ★ $3,531 for Healthy You participant       ★ $3,781 ...
Healthy You Participation      ★ 1 in 3 EKU employees participate      ★ 400+ attended health fair      ★ About 200 took f...
Healthy You at EKU Culture      ★ Positive health practices are promoted,        encouraged, recognized, and rewarded     ...
Campus Walking Paths                               66Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Preparing for Flu & Emergencies      ★ Pandemic Flu Work Group is meeting regularly      ★ Keep up via www.prepare4flu.eku....
CRAFT Sustainability                                 68Wednesday, September 2, 2009
CRAFT Biofuel Research                               69Wednesday, September 2, 2009
CRAFT Sustainability                                 70Wednesday, September 2, 2009
71Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Gathering Support                                       72Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Gathering Support   ★ In the midst of one     of our nation’s worst     financial crises   ★ Gifts of support are up     3...
Coordinating University Branding  ★ Printing Services now coordinates    EKU visual identity  ★ Printing Services assists ...
Aligning the EKU Web                with the Authentic EKU Experience   ★ The EKU Web Work Group engages     university we...
Hanger Field Changes                               76Wednesday, September 2, 2009
2009 Football Schedule                                     DATE           OPPONENT                                     Sep...
We Must Love                                    78Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Eastern Must Change                               ★ Stability ≠ Desire for sameness                               ★ Proces...
Gary Larson Cartoon                                  Pilots in Plane                                        80Wednesday, S...
The Most Original Minds Win                               ★ Foolhardy risks sink the ship                               ★ ...
Our Time   ★ Time of profound change   ★ Wrong time to hunker down   ★ Time to adapt, improvise, be creative   ★ We’ve max...
Strategic Planning & Budgeting                             Are Critical                               ★ Reduce our 150 key...
Forces for Change         ★Technology         ★Economy         ★Global Warming         ★Globalization  Any of these is eno...
Zogby’s 4 Meta-Movements       ★ Living with limits       ★ Embracing diversity       ★ Looking inward       ★ Demanding A...
Phoenix is Not the Future of Higher Ed.       1) Brick & Mortar racing toward online       2) Online suffers from “enthusi...
The New Paradigm       ★ Online students       ★ Minimal cost       ★ Knowledge is power                                87...
The Quick and the Dead      ★         Why are we better than competition?      ★         What makes us special?       “Don...
Gary Larson Cartoon                                  Modern Lions                                        89Wednesday, Sept...
New Priorities Conclusions      ★         We face increased scrutiny      ★         Competition may drive changes         ...
What do we do BEST?    “What is great today will not be good enough for tomorrow.”                                91Wednes...
Kirby Easterling                                      92Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Toni Hacker                                    93Wednesday, September 2, 2009
The Essential Eastern      ★         A door to opportunity      ★         dedicated and skilled faculty                adv...
Re-Imagining Ourselves ★ Remain true to our mission ★ Focus on teaching and learning ★ T & L requires two active participa...
Gary Larson Cartoon                                 Fire is invented.                                        96Wednesday, ...
Re-Imagining Ourselves ★         Service to University, not just to department ★         Even more time for professional d...
Our 3 Strategic Themes    1. Student Success    2. Regional Stewardship    3. Quality Enhancement98ProgramWednesday, Septe...
In Closing...                                     99Wednesday, September 2, 2009
In Closing...   ★ “We cannot look for more and ingenious ways             to continue to do the wrong things better.”   ★ ...
Thank You                                   101Wednesday, September 2, 2009
the competiton                                                                          adapt                             ...
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Eastern Kentucky University 2009 Fall Convocation

  1. 1. Re-imagine. Fall Convocation, Aug. 17, 12009Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  2. 2. Welcome to EKU 2009-10 2Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  3. 3. Welcome to EKU 2009-10 ★ Chronicle: “A Great College to Work for” ★ Recognized for community and regional involvement ★ Top 10% two years running Forbes: “America’s Best Colleges” ★ Near top 10% in US News & World Report Top Colleges and Universities ★ One of America’s most Veteran Friendly campuses 3Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  4. 4. My Performance Evaluation 4Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  5. 5. My Performance Evaluation • Restored stability • Weathering current economic storm • You want to know: ★ What is the Essential Eastern? ★ What is the Power of Maroon? 5Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  6. 6. My Performance Evaluation You appreciate the streamlining done. But there is still red tape and drudgery to eliminate. 6Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  7. 7. My Performance Evaluation You want to know: ★ What is my view of the relationship between instruction, scholarship, and service? 7Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  8. 8. My Performance Evaluation Your hope for me: Transformational leadership at Eastern during this significant era in Higher Education. 8Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  9. 9. Thank You Dr. Rodney Piercey Provost 2007-09 9Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  10. 10. Dr. Janna Vice Interim Provost 2009-10 10Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  11. 11. Institutional Finances 11Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  12. 12. Institutional Finances • We prepared for 4% cut • Only had to take 2% cut • We captured the 2% left • Through reallocation, almost 3% more 12Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  13. 13. Institutional Finances • Stimulus funds are 7% of our state appropriation this year • The Good News: ☞ No more cuts going into this year ☞ No penalty once stimulus funds are gone • The Bad News: ☞ Stimulus dollars are nonrecurring ☞ May have another budget cut soon 13Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  14. 14. 14Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  15. 15. Freshman T-Shirts 15Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  16. 16. Today’s Interpreters ★ Tina Savelyev ★ Jennifer Paycheck 16Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  17. 17. EKU Enrollment Trends 17Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  18. 18. EKU Enrollment Trends This fall: approx. 14,600 students, up 2.8%: ★ 3.2% Undergraduates up ★ 7% New freshmen up ★ 12% African-Americans up ★ 56% Online credit-hours up ★ 3.8% Total credit-hours up 18Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  19. 19. EKU Graduation Trends • Largest growth in bachelor’s degrees in Kentucky public institutions • Over last 5 years, largest growth among 4- year institutions, increasing 48% with 60% growth in baccalaureates • Project Graduate generated 16 more graduates this past May, 20 more adults to graduate this fall 19Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  20. 20. Move-In Day 20Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  21. 21. Move-In Day Do NOT park in Martin or Wallace lots on Friday. City lot on Park on Crabbe St. periphery is free on Friday. 21Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  22. 22. Benefits 22Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  23. 23. Benefits ★ Effective January 1, at no cost to employees, individual dental coverage under Option 1 of University’s existing dental plan ★ EKU branch of UK Federal Credit Union closing its campus facility at end of Sept. ★ 3 new ATMs will open soon 23Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  24. 24. Infrastructure Update 24Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  25. 25. Infrastructure Update ESPC Sustainability Project ✦ Will reduce energy consumption by almost $8000 per day ✦ Will reduce our overall greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 76 million lbs per year ✦ EKU becomes better steward of the public trust 25Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  26. 26. Click on the bottom right of homepage 26Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  27. 27. Infrastructure Update Manchester Campus Dedication Manchester Campus 27Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  28. 28. Infrastructure Update Manchester Campus Dedication 28Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  29. 29. Infrastructure Update New Science Building 29Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  30. 30. Infrastructure Update CB&T Phase II, Performing Arts Building 30Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  31. 31. Infrastructure Update Todd and Dupree Greek Towers 31Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  32. 32. Infrastructure Update Walters Hall 32Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  33. 33. Infrastructure Update Noel Studio for Academic Creativity 33Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  34. 34. Infrastructure Update Intramural Fields Renovation Project Is Complete 34Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  35. 35. Infrastructure Update Preliminary design of Stratton building addition in the works 35Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  36. 36. Personnel 36Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  37. 37. Personnel Dr. Janna Vice Interim Provost 2009-10 37Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  38. 38. Personnel Linda Fossen AVP Student Affairs and Dean of Enrollment 38Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  39. 39. Personnel Russell Carpenter Director, Studio for Academic Creativity 39Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  40. 40. Personnel Peter Cizdziel General Manager, Arlington 40Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  41. 41. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments 41Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  42. 42. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Carol Ruppel Model Lab Teacher • Fulbright Scholar • 2009-10 in Slovakia 42Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  43. 43. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Barbara Hussey English Professor • Fulbright Scholar • In Montenegro earlier this year 43Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  44. 44. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Samuel Hinton Educational Studies Professor • Fulbright Scholar • Traveled to China as part of Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad 44Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  45. 45. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Jerry Cook Foundation Professor of Physics • Acorn Award Recipient • EKU has the most of these of any university or college in Kentucky 45Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  46. 46. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Joe Molinaro Art & Design Professor • 2009-11 Foundation Professor • EKU’s highest honor for teaching excellence 46Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  47. 47. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. David Zurick Foundation Professor of Geography • Lifetime Achievement Award Association of American Geography 47Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  48. 48. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. David Dailey Graphic Arts Professor • Frederick D. Kagy Life Achievement Award • Highest honor of the International Graphic Arts Education Association 48Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  49. 49. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Marta Miranda Director, Multicultural Student Affairs, Women & Gender Studies • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Award • One of only four recognized statewide 49Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  50. 50. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Cindy Shain Director of Kentucky Regional Community Policing Institute • Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award 50Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  51. 51. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Allen Ault Dean of College of Justice & Safety • President’s Award from the Kentucky Health and Safety Network 51Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  52. 52. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Neil Pederson Biological Sciences Professor • $378,000 NSF Grant • Examining potential impact of climate change on forest fires • Involves international cooperation between USA and Mongolia 52Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  53. 53. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Mike Austin Philosophy & Religion Associate Professor • $24,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities • Developing undergraduate course 53Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  54. 54. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Tracy Scott Assistant Athletics Director • NCAA 2009-10 Fellows Leadership Program • One of only 12 athletics administrators selected nationwide 54Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  55. 55. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Lynnette Noblitt & Beverly Hart EKU Faculty Members • Promoting QEP • Presenting at International Conference in Critical Thinking 55Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  56. 56. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Charles Hickox Dean of Continuing Ed. & Outreach • Named VP of Association for Continuing Ed. & Outreach for 2009-10 • Member 25th annual Leadership Kentucky Class 56Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  57. 57. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Karen Dilka Special Education Professor • Serving as executive director for the Board of the Council on Education on the the Deaf 57Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  58. 58. Faculty/Staff Accomplishments Dr. Robert Rogow Dean of College of Business & Tech. • Serving as International President of Phi Kappa Phi honor society 58Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  59. 59. Healthy You at EKU 59Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  60. 60. Healthy You at EKU ★ Culture of wellness ★ We are self-insured health care provider ★ The more we use, the more it costs us 60Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  61. 61. The Biggest Lifestyle Risk Factors ★ Physical activity ★ Dietary fat intake ★ Fruit & vegetable intake 61Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  62. 62. The Biggest Medical Risk Factors ★ Weight ★ Blood Pressure ★ Cholesterol 62Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  63. 63. Healthy You Average Annual Health Costs ★ $3,531 for Healthy You participant ★ $3,781 for non-participant Healthy You participants cost $250 less per year. 63Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  64. 64. Healthy You Participation ★ 1 in 3 EKU employees participate ★ 400+ attended health fair ★ About 200 took free health screening ★ #participants with low number of risks is up ★ #participants with high risk is down 64Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  65. 65. Healthy You at EKU Culture ★ Positive health practices are promoted, encouraged, recognized, and rewarded ★ 22 wellness credits = (Pick one!) • $150 credit toward health care premium • $150 into an FSA • 1 personal holiday • $150 cash • 1-year membership, Fitness & Wellness Center 65Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  66. 66. Campus Walking Paths 66Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  67. 67. Preparing for Flu & Emergencies ★ Pandemic Flu Work Group is meeting regularly ★ Keep up via www.prepare4flu.eku.edu ★ Seasonal influenza vaccination is free for benefitted faculty and staff • Public Safety continues to update our Emergency Action Plan • Arrange for Emergency Preparedness Training by contacting EKU Police 67Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  68. 68. CRAFT Sustainability 68Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  69. 69. CRAFT Biofuel Research 69Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  70. 70. CRAFT Sustainability 70Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  71. 71. 71Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  72. 72. Gathering Support 72Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  73. 73. Gathering Support ★ In the midst of one of our nation’s worst financial crises ★ Gifts of support are up 37% ★ Total donors have increased by nearly 3% 73Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  74. 74. Coordinating University Branding ★ Printing Services now coordinates EKU visual identity ★ Printing Services assists with visual identity in wide range of communications 74Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  75. 75. Aligning the EKU Web with the Authentic EKU Experience ★ The EKU Web Work Group engages university web contributors ★ Is transforming EKU Web into student-friendly experience 75Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  76. 76. Hanger Field Changes 76Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  77. 77. 2009 Football Schedule DATE OPPONENT Sept. 3 at Indiana Sept. 19 Tennessee Tech Sept. 26 at Murray State Oct. 3 at Eastern Illinois Oct. 10 Tennessee State Oct. 17 UT-Martin (HC) Oct. 24 at Austin Peay Oct. 31 Southeast Missouri Nov. 7 at Kentucky Nov. 14 Western Carolina Nov. 21 at Jacksonville State 77Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  78. 78. We Must Love 78Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  79. 79. Eastern Must Change ★ Stability ≠ Desire for sameness ★ Process, order, commitment as we work together to transform EKU ★ Examine all under light of current and future priorities ★ Increase effectiveness and efficiency 79Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  80. 80. Gary Larson Cartoon Pilots in Plane 80Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  81. 81. The Most Original Minds Win ★ Foolhardy risks sink the ship ★ No risks = ship dead in the water ★ Measured risks rock the boat without capsizing it 81Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  82. 82. Our Time ★ Time of profound change ★ Wrong time to hunker down ★ Time to adapt, improvise, be creative ★ We’ve maxed out large tuition increases ★ Time of tight finances 82Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  83. 83. Strategic Planning & Budgeting Are Critical ★ Reduce our 150 key performance indicators ★ Focus on: • Student Success • Regional Stewardship • QEP 83Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  84. 84. Forces for Change ★Technology ★Economy ★Global Warming ★Globalization Any of these is enough to drive the most significant change to this planet since the industrial revolution. 84Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  85. 85. Zogby’s 4 Meta-Movements ★ Living with limits ★ Embracing diversity ★ Looking inward ★ Demanding Authenticity Young adults truly place a value on being “green” and view themselves as global citizens. 85Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  86. 86. Phoenix is Not the Future of Higher Ed. 1) Brick & Mortar racing toward online 2) Online suffers from “enthusiasm gap” 3) Only 27% of population and even smaller % of prospective employers attach as much value to online degree 86Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  87. 87. The New Paradigm ★ Online students ★ Minimal cost ★ Knowledge is power 87Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  88. 88. The Quick and the Dead ★ Why are we better than competition? ★ What makes us special? “Don’t just outcompete, reshape the terms of the competition.” 88Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  89. 89. Gary Larson Cartoon Modern Lions 89Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  90. 90. New Priorities Conclusions ★ We face increased scrutiny ★ Competition may drive changes in operational assumptions ★ Moving forward may require significant differentiation ★ Today’s realities will open the door to conversations about: scope, goals, and fulfillment of our mission 90Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  91. 91. What do we do BEST? “What is great today will not be good enough for tomorrow.” 91Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  92. 92. Kirby Easterling 92Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  93. 93. Toni Hacker 93Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  94. 94. The Essential Eastern ★ A door to opportunity ★ dedicated and skilled faculty advise, mentor, instruct in a culture of caring ★ skilled and devoted staff facilitate teaching-learning experience ★ gives students means to earn a living, live a meaningful life ★ “Yes, and” instead of “Yeah, but” ★ Natural and physical beauty ★ Power of Maroon 94Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  95. 95. Re-Imagining Ourselves ★ Remain true to our mission ★ Focus on teaching and learning ★ T & L requires two active participants ★ For what scholarship do faculty get rewarded? 95Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  96. 96. Gary Larson Cartoon Fire is invented. 96Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  97. 97. Re-Imagining Ourselves ★ Service to University, not just to department ★ Even more time for professional development ★ Celebrate diversity ★ Grow opportunities for student and faculty exchanges ★ Important to be green and sustainable ★ Engage more in online education ★ Re-engineer processes to gain efficiencies and free resources 97Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  98. 98. Our 3 Strategic Themes 1. Student Success 2. Regional Stewardship 3. Quality Enhancement98ProgramWednesday, September 2, 2009
  99. 99. In Closing... 99Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  100. 100. In Closing... ★ “We cannot look for more and ingenious ways to continue to do the wrong things better.” ★ We must re-imagine and reinvent EKU while staying true to the Essential Eastern. 100Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  101. 101. Thank You 101Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  102. 102. the competiton adapt online education reshape globalization technology authenticity Healthy You conversations teaching Power improvise of Maroon scholarship QEP effective, efficient change service yes, and Re-imagine. culture diversity sustainability measured opportunity risks of caring Student Success collaborate be creative Essential Eastern transformational warming global Regional Stewardship leadership It’s about the conversation.Wednesday, September 2, 2009
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