Institutions across the U.S. are utilizing data and technology to improve student retention,increase degree completion, boost learning, inform administrative decision-making, and modernize to meet consumers’ expectations. NWC’s IT office this year alone has created several new programs to boost efforts related to student academic success and student well-being. However, NWC staff report that innovative and efficacy-boosting initiatives – in […]
Northwestern’s students are not distributed equally across all departments, and the resulting disparity in the number of advisees assigned to faculty members is no secret. But this disparity is, at least in part, a structural issue, as well. The Faculty Handbook (6.4.2.A) states, “Faculty members shall serve as the primary academic advisors for all […]
Our campus computing services department works tirelessly to serve the needs of our students, our staff, and our faculty. Did you know that they often help students with their personal computers? Whether that be repairing broken parts, recovering lost data, or replacing defective machines. They’re second to none. But in the spirit of excellence, […]
Introducing effective innovation into the classroom often takes time and expertise that individual faculty members do not have. Most faculty members have not had training in pedagogy, nor are they able to keep up with new pedagogical technologies and techniques while simultaneously keeping abreast of their own field. Computing services personnel are not trained […]
Something goes here Ideas from Other Institutions Something goes here Suggestions for Northwestern Something goes here Strategic Plan Goal 3.1 – Pursue strategic enrollment growth – Increase residential undergraduate enrollment to 1,050 by 2023. Goal 3.3 – Pursue strategic enrollment growth – Develop and resource an integrated marketing strategy that enhances Northwestern College’s reputation […]
Mentoring pages from Michigan State University, part of their Academic Advancement Network. Much of the information was adapted from the Mentoring Toolkit developed as part of the work on NSF ADVANCE Grant #0811205, awarded to Michigan State University in fall 2008. Strong practices in advancing diversity still continue today from the original work. Mentoring
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The website describes mentoring at Oregon State University. It includes the goals, activities, process, duration, roles/responsibilities, and best practices of mentoring. Additional references are included on their website. https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/deans-office/faculty-mentoring-program/overview