2-11-16 Weekly Three

Below is the Weekly Three:

Announcement: The Board of Trustees has announced the visit of Dr. Gregory P. Crawford as the finalist for Miami's presidency. During the February 15-17 visit, Dr. Crawford will meet with several individuals and groups on the Oxford and regional campuses. The list of forums with Dr. Crawford is below and his CV can be viewed here.

  • Faculty forum - Mon, Feb.15 at 3:30 p.m., Oxford campus, Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theater
  • Open forum - Tues, Feb. 16 at 9:45 a.m., Hamilton campus, Wilks Conference Center, rooms A & B
  • Open forum - Tues, Feb. 16 at 1:00 p.m., Middletown campus, Johnston Hall, Knoll Community Center, room 142
  • Open forum - Wed, Feb. 17 at 9:45 a.m., Oxford campus, Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theater

Extramural Funding: During the month of January, faculty and staff were successful in efforts related to higher education in the state of Ohio.

  • $93,242 from the Ohio Department of High Education (ODHE) for "Writing and Inquiry Stories to Explore Science (WISE)," led by Susan Hershberger (CHM).
  • $109,117 from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) for "Positive Transformations for Ohio Schools: Building Statewide Positive Supports," led by Dawna Meehan (PSY) and Amity Noltemeyer (EDP).
  • $49,500 as part of a subcontract with the University of Cincinnati from ODHE for "Enhancing Cooperative Education and Internships in SW Ohio," led by Michael Goldman (Career Services)

Reminder: Nominations for the Provost Student Academic Achievement Awards are due to department chairs/program directors by Monday, March 7. The awards recognize students with an outstanding record of academic excellence. Information and forms are here.