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  • OutlookWhat if Faculty are ill?Message to StudentsNeed for Communication
  • Beyond improve support for OSPR work of faculty --- commit to the development of clear policies and procedures and engage the campus in active discussion regarding the role of research, scholarship and creative endeavor at KSC.


  • 1. 1
    Academic AffairsOpening Meeting
    August 25, 2009
  • 2. Preliminary Topics
    H1N1 (Swine Flu)
    HEA Requirements
  • 3. Academic Plan
    Current draft online at: www.keeneweb.org/academicaffairs
    Receiving feedback on current draft until September 15
    Changes ahead:
    Executive summary
    Reorganization of final section (integrity and diversity throughout)
    Final version complete by October 15
  • 4. Academic Quality and Achievement
    Transition to ISP ends
    Reflection on curriculum (Senate)
    Review of 20-credit overload policy
    Explore upper-level requirement*
    Explore continuation/elimination of AA degrees*
    Balance among college req., major, electives
    Review of NH Statewide Nursing Initiative
    Revision/Rethink some graduate programs
  • 5. Academic Quality and Achievement
    Better data support for academic decision making
    Global Education Office: Explore international experiential learning opportunities*
    Undergraduate research and creativity
    Assess changes to orientation program
    Curriculum management (AACRAO)
  • 6. Communication and Community
    New ways to collect and share information on faculty, staff and student achievements
    Community building
    Cross-disciplinary, cross-organizational, and external partnership support and development*
    Build a diverse campus community
  • 7. Invest in Faculty and Staff
    Continue faculty staffing plan
    Continue with recommendations of P&T Task Force (KSCEA)
    Continue discussion of workload issues (KSCEA)
    CELT programming and infrastructure to support faculty and staff
    New Faculty Orientation (CELT/KSCEA&AA)
  • 8. Invest in Faculty and Staff
    Refine search procedures to increase opportunities for diversity
    Improve support for faculty scholarship and creative activity (OSPR)
    Improve support for department chairs (KSCEA)
  • 9. Learning that Leads to Engaged Citizenship
    Improve coordination of experiential learning on campus, nationally and internationally
    Support and expand the work of faculty and staff engaged in the American Democracy Project
  • 10. Affordability and Accessibility
    Advancement and Development (Adv)
    Economic development initiatives
    Accessibility/ADA requirements* (SA)
    Summer initiatives