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    Introduction The increasing use of non-tenure-track faculty began in the 1970s as a response to projected enrollment declines and continued in the following decades based upon budgetary constraints. Over the last thirty years non-tenure faculty has grown from 22 percent in 1970-71 to over 50% percent by 2001. Part-time faculty holds an estimated 43 percent of faculty appointments and non-tenure-track full-time faculty holds approximately 20 percent. There is a large body of research identifying

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    relationship with the faculty and staff. The faculties at any college, university or even institution are important. There are times when a faculty can be competitive because they want their school to be the very best. Without faculty who work in these higher education schools, these places would run itself. That means the school shuts down and the students leave. The faculty and students are what shape our schools. However, there are some problems that students have with their faculty and that is, lack

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    Service Learning

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    Service Learning How did a departmental faculty generated 12,000 hours of student community service in one semester? The following is a qualitative analysis of conversations with faculty members in a department that recently instituted a service learning requirement for all student majors. The campus is a large urban comprehensive university with a multi-ethnic student body. Approximately fifteen faculty members were interviewed for this study. While most of those interviewed included service

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    oversight, are held weekly exclusively afterschool; beyond the contractual duty day. Each session is based on the unique needs of the faculty from week to week, centered around topics such as but not limited too; effective educational strategies, shifts in education, technology, and/ or classroom management. Level Up sessions are lead by members of the schools faculty with a strong knowledge base around a session topic or a strategy used and found to be successful within the building. Level Up shifted

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    UTSA's proposed academic restructuring will benefit students by strengthening programs, increasing program development, improving academic advising, and attracting and retaining faculty. According to Dr. Guy Bailey, provost and vice president for academic affairs, the proposed academic reorganization will implement a new college structure‹six colleges will replace UTSA's current four. The new colleges will consist of the College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, College of

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    short in dealing with the faculty. Weston's board outlined the skills needed, which included both academic standing and business acumen, for their new president to restore Weston University's reputation and lead the college toward excellence. Dr. Ball became the first woman president and impressed the board in her first few months on the job. Primary Problem For over fifteen years at Weston University, Dr. Powers operated from a human resource view, providing the faculty with security and stable

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    Philosophy/Personal Statement I was a bad student in high school. I didn’t study, I got bad grades, I had an attitude, and I disrespected my teachers. I’d like to believe that this was because I was brilliant and existentially bored with the pedestrian intellect of my peers. I’d like to believe that it was because my school was so retrograde and repressive that I was placed into a hopeless situation. But that wasn’t it. I wasn’t especially brilliant; my peers were actually pretty smart; and

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    Research Problem

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    email from the COB dean requesting information pertaining to the upcoming reaccreditation visit along with a highlight of the changes that the college is working to develop in light of these changes. The changes present a challenge in redefining faculty qualifications, research and evaluative practices, but they offer an opportunity as well. One source notes the following regarding the amended standards: "The new environment calls for schools to focus on their distinctive mission and value proposition

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    College of Business Development Plan

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    Development Plan One constant is change. Technologies change, processes change, research creates and promotes change (Aguinis, 2013). A need for constant change and improvement exists in any organization to remain competitive in the global environment. This need to remain current in teaching and supporting the teaching and research at the College of Business requires that employees invest in their personal development. To assist with this, the college of business not only provides funds for professional

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    shortages of nursing faculty and how transitioning nurses from clinical practice to academia will solve the problem. The article also ex... ... middle of paper ... ...s. A more effective research sample would limit the number of years the participants held in academia to ensure the results are focused on the initial change and role strain, rather than the experience at large. As stated in the article, this area of study is important to the nursing field due to the demand of faculty in nursing programs

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