Academic Affairs Priorities
• Dean, School of Education3. Plan for academic reorganization of programs in the School of Education.
• Dean, International Programs
• Dean, Cultural Program
a. Prepare facilities, hire faculty, recruit first class for masters degree in Interactive Media6. Develop a plan that leads toward 100% of new students having a learning community experience.
b. Finalize proposal for major in Arts Administration
c. Explore structure of Environmental Studies Program
d. Explore structure of Program International Studies
e. Investigate new structure for department of Business Administration
f. Plan to implement summer stock program for summer 2009.
g. Develop an interdisciplinary minor in entrepreneurship.
a. Pilot 1-credit fall component of Winter Term courses for 3-4 classes9. Continue development of the Elon University School of Law.
b. Develop additional international service learning/internship opportunities
c. Develop plan to distribute study abroad scholarship funds
a. Develop and implement program for successful bar exam passage -- attain
75%+ passage rate
b. Develop and implement successful placement plan for graduates
c. Finalize the leadership program as a hallmark of the School of Law
d. Recruit new class of 115 students with 154 LSAT
e. Increase annual scholarship fund-raising revenue to $500,000
f. Host successful ABA visit
g. Prepare for full accreditation
a. Develop recommendations for enhanced Office of Sponsored Programs, including an external assessment of the Office11. Develop a university-wide intellectual property policy.
b. Work with FR&D to initiate the new reassigned times and the full-year sabbatical award
c. Support the undergraduate research advisory board as it develops recommendations about further enhancing the undergraduate research experience
d. Study and make recommendations concerning the appropriate administrative leadership structure to support and enhance scholarly and creative work
e. Effectively communicate and administer new supports available to new and probationary faculty
f. Charge Graduate Council to examine impact of the task force’s report on graduate programs and faculty
g. Design a program to provide support for scholarly endeavors for staff with faculty rank.
Steven D. House
Vice President for Academic Affairs