9-21-17 Weekly Three


I am pleased to announce that Dr. Ellen Yezierski has accepted the position of Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE). Congratulations Dr. Yezierski, and thank you Dr. Gregg Wentzell for serving as CTE’s Interim Director during the search process. Here is the Weekly Three.

Faculty Assembly - A few of the items President Crawford presented at this week’s Faculty Assembly meeting:

  • Campus Climate Survey - The “One Miami Campus Climate Survey” will be conducted on all Miami campuses between Sept 26 - Oct 27. A campus working group, assisted by Rankin and Associates, developed the survey with input from 20 focus groups and utilizing the results of last year’s Faculty Survey and will also be responsible for compilation and interpretation of the results. Faculty, staff, and students will all receive a communication with instructions and a link to the survey, and I encourage you to participate.
  • Faculty Hiring - The University completed hires for 58 new tenure/tenure-track faculty and 7 lecturers/clinical faculty on the Oxford and Regional campuses for the 2017-18 academic year.
  • President Crawford’s annual address is scheduled for Thursday, Oct 26 at 4:00 in Armstrong Student Center - Wilks Theater.

Ethics Questionnaire - On Wednesday, Sept 13, all faculty and staff received information and a link to the annual Ethics and External Service Disclosures questionnaire for FY 2018. Completion of the questionnaire is mandatory and the deadline for completion is Oct 20. The link provided in the Sept 13 email is specific to the email recipient, so please use your link to complete the questionnaire.

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Registration is open for IT Service’s annual Accessible Technology Symposium to be held on Thursday and Friday, Oct 12-13 at Shriver Center.
  • CTE is hosting the Inclusion Symposium on Friday, Oct 13 from 8:30-4:15 in McGuffey Hall. Symposium information and registration details can be found here.
  • Faculty Searches - In an effort to attract a deep, talented, and diverse pool of applicants, Miami placed an advertisement for 45 open faculty positions (see attached) in the Sept 1 Chronicle of Higher Education and in the Sept 22 edition of Diversity in Academe. The Oxford and Regional campus positions included were those approved prior to late August. You can aid in our search efforts by identifying and recruiting diverse candidates. Please consider completing the bias training available through https://www.pwc.com/us/blindspots.

Until next week,


  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Affairs by the Numbers

    On Miami’s campuses, more than 1,575 faculty and 750 staff in the Academic Affairs division are proud to provide the following academic opportunities to approximately 21,775 undergraduate and 2,725 graduate students:

    • 153 undergraduate majors and 188 minors
    • More than 60 Masters degrees
    • 13 Doctoral degrees
    • Countless certification and endorsement programs
    • More than 250 study abroad or away programs

    Office of the Provost

    209 Roudebush Hall
    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

West Chester
  • Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    501 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA


    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-8600
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069



    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042



    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011



    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

    Printable Campus Map

    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency