As tornado season approaches, university officials said they want students to feel prepared and capable in extreme weather situations.
Members of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee will meet with students to update them on their plan for the university’s future.
Two students created a petition to improve communication and repair facilities within the acting program.
Dr. Amy Cataldi has been named the dean of Petree College of Arts and Sciences.
Though seniors are planning their post-graduation goals, there are still things to do in order to prepare for the big ceremony.
The provost search committee determined Buchanan was the top candidate for the position based on the survey data collected from students, faculty and staff.
The university is in the process of strategic planning, which will help university leaders in decision-making and budget priorities.
The search for a new provost will continue this semester, after one failed effort to fill the post.
University officials plan to fill the position of provost before the next academic year begins.
Students who plan to graduate in May need to apply for commencement. The deadline to apply for your diploma and for your name to appear in the commencement program is Feb. 26.
Programs placed in the “phase out” or elimination category, and some that were not, will be reviewed this month to see if they are functioning well enough to keep.
Kara Klamm had a panic attack at the beginning of the semester when she discovered that two of her classes were canceled. Klamm, education senior, found out her classes were canceled a week before the semester started. “The school should have made that decision earlier,” Klamm said. “This is my last semester of classes, so…
Class cancellations and the termination of professors impacted students as the semester began. These changes were a result of prioritization recommendations. Prioritization allowed officials to see where university money was being spent and determine if changes should be made to academic and support programs. It was necessary because of a $1.5 million shortfall in the…
Dr. Kent Buchanan is starting the academic year where his predecessor left off. Buchanan became interim provost July 1 after Dr. Susan Barber retired. He has served as assistant provost since 2012. Barber kept Buchanan up-to-date and involved so he knew what was expected of him and what kind of decisions he would be making….
Dr. Kent Buchanan, assistant provost, has been named the interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. Buchanan will step into the positions July 1 after current provost Dr. Susan Barber retires June 30, according to an email that was sent out to the campus community May 7. Buchanan has been assistant provost since 2012…
Lee Hall, director of first-year experiences and student disability services coordinator, retired Friday, Oct. 31.
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief The university will close at 3 p.m. today due to current weather conditions. Students with classes beginning at 2:30 p.m. are advised to attend class and their professors will dismiss them at 3 p.m., said Kent Buchanan, assistant provost. “We can’t say right now whether the university will be closed any…