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!
Father Garanzini has given an important address regarding Loyola’s financial situation. You might want to check it out at: http://blogs.luc.edu/ilweekly/2013/02/12/a-focus-on-financial-health/?date= .
After considerable discussion with my colleagues in the Dean’s Office, and with Chairs, Interdisciplinary Program Directors and other administrators at Loyola, I’ve put together a CAS Teaching Load Policy that you can view at http://www.luc.edu/media/lucedu/cas/pdfs/CAS%20Teaching%20Load%20Policy.pdf . A lot of it regularizes what we’re already doing; some of it is new. And it gets the various [...]
After considerable discussion with my colleagues in the Dean’s Office, and with Chairs, Interdisciplinary Program Directors and other administrators at Loyola, I’ve put together a CAS Teaching Load Policy that you can view here . A lot of it regularizes what we’re already doing; some of it is new. And it gets the various teaching [...]
I wish all students and professors in the College of Arts and Sciences the very best as you gear up for a new semester of learning and teaching. I very much hope it’s an enriching experience for everyone involved.
To all of you associated with the College of Arts and Sciences: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! I wish you lots of cheer in the coming days with family and friends. Have a restful break before we launch into the New Year and the new semester.
All CAS faculty, staff and administrators should have received the invite to the Holiday Reception. It’s not often that we have the opportunity to come together to celebrate the community we form as the College of Arts and Sciences. The holiday season is all the more the reason for us to do so! Please consider [...]