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  1. College of Arts and SciencesSpring Address April 20, 2005

  2. Community Advisory Board Provides input on CAS initiatives Opens lines of communication with Community Strengthens College’s links with Community Members are Community leaders

  3. Community Advisory Board Chuck Witte, retired judge Carol Struck,retired education administrator and local entrepreneur

  4. Emeritus Faculty Board Provides input on CAS initiatives Helps narrate institutional history Develops initiatives for enhancing experiences of all emeriti Assists with emeritus newsletter Members chosen based on demonstrated commitment to CAS

  5. Emeritus Faculty Board Virginia Owen, former dean and professor of economics George Gordon, former professor of political science

  6. CASNews Illustrates College’s accomplishments 29 issues published 185 stories Nearly 2 million hits

  7. CASNews Sarah Diel-Hunt Sarah Walczynski Teresa Grettano Cory Mayerck

  8. Faculty Support Initiatives

  9. additional 5% in overhead funds a total of 28% additional $16,153 in the last half year

  10. Research Enhancement Awards course releases or research assistants 9 awards this year 8 awards next year

  11. Travel Supplement Grant Program grants of up to $500 21 proposals funded or partially funded this year

  12. New Faculty Book Support Program new faculty members designate up to $500 of books for library purchase

  13. Program of Excellence unique academic program(s) bringing distinction to the college and ISU

  14. Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement 2 $3000 awards one for tenured, one untenured

  15. Faculty Mentoring Program 7 sessions this year 180 attended Guest speakers included Provost John Presley and Associate Vice President Gary McGinnis

  16. Administrative Fellows Program Epa Rosa, associate professor of physics

  17. Research Grant WritingSupport Program feedback on grant proposals from experienced colleagues

  18. NTT Forums Once-a-semester meetings Discuss issues of importance Interact with administrators College draws on NTT wisdom College operates more efficiently

  19. Staff Forums Once-a-semester meetings Discuss issues of importance Interact with administrators College draws on staff wisdom College operates more efficiently

  20. Outstanding Staff Awards Two $1,500 awards One civil service, one A/P staff Significant contributions to CAS

  21. Outstanding Staff Awards Don Schmidt (a.k.a. Dean of Green) Carl Wenning, coordinator Physics Education Program

  22. Faculty/Staff Initiatives all funded from outside CAS not one single dollar of CAS money

  23. AdditionalInitiatives

  24. Implementation Committee 24 suggested actions Dean approves all 24

  25. College Appoints Ombudsperson Sabine Loew, Biological Sciences Neutral advisor to faculty who have conflicts and need advice

  26. Director of International Affairs Janie Leatherman, Politics & Government

  27. Director of International Affairs study abroad research abroad English Language Institute

  28. Top Priority: Technology Support College Council CAS Council of Chairs

  29. Tech Support Reorganization CAS-IT: Provides superior service Operates efficiently coordinates planning

  30. Enhancing Technological Infrastructure Technology maintenance & replacement

  31. Entrepreneurial Summer School Resources returned to departments to cover under-enrolled courses

  32. Entrepreneurial Summer School Test case: Dept. of Communication 28 courses Instead of 8