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  1. Miami University History & Student Culture presented by: anne schuster mara sidman with special thanks to dave kasch

  2. Miami History • Miami was founded in 1809 • Miami was named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of Ohio • It was the 7th public college founded in the US

  3. Miami History • During the Civil War the University was closed because the students had left to fight in the war • It was closed from 1873 - 1875 • Benjamin Harrison (23rd President of the United States) graduated from Miami in 1852 • The University Honors & Scholars program has the Harrison Scholar program awarded to select students each year.

  4. Miami University and the Miami Tribe • The Miami River Valley and Miami University is named after the Miami Indian Tribe • The Miami Tribe was forcefully removed from the area in 1846 • Bobbe Burke is the Coordinator of Relations/Activities with the Miami Tribe • Myaamia Project

  5. Student Culture Quiz • What percentage of students are from Ohio? • 58.5% • 68.7% • 63.2% • 73%

  6. Student Culture Quiz • What percentage of students are children of alumni? • 8% • 11% • 13% • 15%

  7. Student Culture Quiz • The Oxford campus has 15,300 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate students. How many students on at either the regional campuses (Middletown and Hamilton)? • 1,525 • 2,350 • 3,192 • 4,361

  8. Student Culture Quiz 4. What percentage of students decided to attend Miami because it has a “very good academic reputation”? • 65.2% • 75.9% • 82% • 85%

  9. Student Culture Quiz 5. What percentage of students self identify as White? • 75.2% • 82.9% • 89.7% • 94.5%

  10. Student Culture Quiz 6. What percentage of students self identify as coming from a family income of over $100,000? • 45.3.2% • 64.5% • 52.7% • 70%

  11. Student Culture Quiz • What percentage of students are from Ohio? • 58.5% • 68.7% • 63.2% • 73% An additional 20% of Miami students are from the rest of the Midwest. • http://www.units.muohio.edu/oir/FactBook/FB200607/Enrollment/srcc-body.htm • Miami Institutional Factbook 2006-2007 academic year

  12. Student Culture Quiz • What percentage of students are children of alumni? • 8% • 11% • 13% • 15% While Miami has a rich tradition of legacy students, a large majority of students do not have family connections to Miami. http://www.miami.muohio.edu/admission/stats.cfm

  13. Student Culture Quiz • The Oxford campus has 15,300 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate students. How many students are at both of the regional campuses (Middletown and Hamilton)? • 1,525 • 2,350 • 3,192 • 4,361 Miami’s two regional campuses in Ohio are a vital part of Miami and provide increased levels of access to the students living and working in Hamilton and Middletown. • http://www.units.muohio.edu/oir/FactBook/FB200607/Enrollment/summ-body.htm

  14. Student Culture Quiz 4. What percentage of students decided to attend Miami because it has a “very good academic reputation”? • 65.2% • 75.9% • 82% • 85% Academic performance is a priority for many students at Miami, which provides numerous opportunities to create innovative LLC connects with faculty across campus. • http://www.units.muohio.edu/oir/Surveys/acad06d.htmCIRP • Data Fall 2006

  15. Student Culture Quiz 5. What percentage of students self identify at White? • 75.2% • 82.9% • 89.7% • 94.5% • 5.5% of students self identify at being a member of one or more ethnic minority groups • http://www.units.muohio.edu/oir/Surveys/div06b.htm • CIRP Fall 2006

  16. Student Culture Quiz 6. What percentage of students self identify as coming from a family income of over $100,000? • 45.3.2% • 64.5% • 52.7% • 70% 6.1% come from a family income of less than $40,000 http://www.units.muohio.edu/oir/Surveys/fin06b.htm Cirp Fall 2006

  17. Campus Resources to Help You Meet the Needs of Your Students

  18. Drugs Sex and Alcohol…and other health or psychological needs • Office of Health Education • Karen Murray, Director of Health Education • 513-529-3438 • Student Health Services • 421 South Campus Avenue • 513-529-3000 • Student Counseling Service • 195 Health Services Center • 513-529-4634

  19. Diversity Affairs • Multicultural Affairs • Eloiza Domingo-Snyder • Director,  Diverse Student Development • 513-529-6504 • GLBT Services • Leslie Morrow • Interim Director of GLBT services • 513-529-9293

  20. Diversity Affairs Student Groups • Student Organizations • Asian American Association • Association of Black Empowerment • Association of Latin and American Students (ALAS) • Black Student Action Association (BSAA) • Association of Jewish Students • Spectrum: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Alliance • Many more can be found by following the student organizations link on the myMiami page

  21. Disability Resources • Office of Disability Resources • 19 Campus Avenue Building • 513-529-1541 (V/TTY) • Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center • 301 S. Campus Avenue • 513-529-8741 • Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity • Hanna House • 513-529-7157

  22. Service Learning • The Office of Community Engagement and Service • Hanna House • 513-529-2961

  23. Traditions! • Miami Merger The Turtles! • Green Beer Day

  24. Traditions! The Seal The Arch Toasted Rolls

  25. Questions?

  26. THE END!