A happy Thanksgiving to all of you – above all restful as you gear up for the final phase of the semester.
I’ve been very interested in providing faculty development and recognition opportunities for the hard work of our Lecturer (NTT) faculty. I’m happy to announce that CAS now has an entire “package” together that consists of the following four components:
• Promotion: a system for advancement across CAS from Lecturer to Advanced Lecturer to Senior Lecturer is now [...]
In the US News and World Report rankings, Loyola has moved up again from 119 two years ago, 106 last year, 101 this year. Thanks to all your efforts!
I very much enjoyed telling you a little bit about the direction of the College this year at the Kick-off Breakfast today. Since this is a new tradition, I would appreciate any feedback you might have on this format for getting us together as College before the new academic year begins.
I look forward to seeing you all at the Dean’s Kick-off Breakfast this Friday, August 23, starting at 8:30 in the Faculty and Staff Dining Room of the Centennial Forum. I will offer some remarks on the direction of the College during the coming year and will introduce the new faculty. Please plan on attending. [...]
To all faculty a restful, yet productive summer!
As you know, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to publish monographs. Academic and university presses find themselves under financial pressures, and libraries’ budgets are also being scaled back. In addition, there is the question of who is actually reading the long monographs we publish. Are there alternative forms for getting our research into the public eye? [...]
You’ll recall that I had blogged with you about a summer language course for faculty and staff. The most interest seems to lie in Spanish, and I’m pleased that we’ve been able to set that up for this summer. Here’s the basic information:
Communicative Spanish for Fun
4 weeks, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, May 21-June 13
4:30-6:30 p.m., LSC
To all faculty a well-deserved mid-semester break!