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5-9-19 Weekly Three
Topics included: New name for the Institutional Research and Effectiveness and responsibilities for the Associate Provost/Direct, update and link re: Boldly Creative initiative, Admission update re: 2019-20 entering class, attached copy of April regional budget presentation and reminders re: final grade submissions and commencement.
Miami launches first Boldly Creative initiatives
New healthcare programs, several analytics degrees and certificates, micro-credentials and robotics are among ideas supported in the first round of Boldly Creative investments at Miami University.
ShredFest heads to Oxford on May 16
The mobile shredder from Document Destruction will be visiting the Oxford campus Thursday, May 16 (during finals week), between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Cook Field (near Pulley Tower).
Miami Regionals received grant for “Perk Up Middletown”
Dayton Daily, May 7 (subscription may be required)
Jennifer Kinney named Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) 2019 Educator of the Year
The OAGE Educator Award recognizes individuals in Ohio's educational institutions who use educational programs to improve services to older adults in Ohio or advance gerontological education and training for students and practitioners.
Senate News, May 6, 2019
Senators engaged in a discussion lead by Keith Fennen, Chair, Faculty Welfare Committee, regarding continuing contracts for TCPL faculty. With the approval of the abbreviated minutes, a Sense of the Senate resolution passed in support of this new policy.
Diversity and high caliber define largest incoming class
With one of the top graduation rates among public universities, Miami consistently ranks among the nation's 'Best Value' universities.Not only is the incoming Class of 2023 academically accomplished, it is also the largest and most diverse first-year cohort in Miami University’s 210-year history.
Miami among best small-town colleges
The Ed, May 1 (subscription may be required)