There’s a hot topic on campus: faculty qualifications, or what accrediting bodies often call credentialing. Most faculty are qualified to teach based on their academic degrees, but some faculty may be qualified based on work experience, licenses, certifications or other qualifying activities. Given the range of expectations from regional and professional accreditors, should you take a high-level, overview approach, or get into the details of individual courses? Stacy Becker, Digital Measures Client Success Manager, recently hosted a webinar with guest speakers Jan Smith, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Pittsburg State University, and Elizabeth Heise, Associate Professor, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Their institutions took different approaches to faculty qualifications; Smith and Heise shared their perspectives on making the right choice for their institutions. Continue reading “Faculty Qualifications: Two Schools, Two Approaches”
Can you find and share the stories that matter when you need them most? Your institution has strategic goals, and you need to influence a wide range of stakeholders, such as legislators, donors, alumni and prospective students and faculty to achieve those outcomes.
In a recent webinar, David Sarnowski, Engagement Consultant, and Steve DeLonge, Chief Client Success Officer, discussed how to use your strategic plan to frame stories of success and guide your approach to collecting the data and details necessary to make those stories relevant and impactful for key audiences. They shared examples from institutions effectively speaking to student success, community engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration using faculty activity data. Continue reading “Advancing Your Institution’s Goals With Stories of Strategic Success”
Universities create a plethora of activity information and it can be leveraged to meet many needs. On Tuesday, Amanda Kulp, Program Manager in the Office of Institutional Research and Planning at the University of Kansas (KU) partnered with us to host the webinar, “On Board: How University of Kansas (KU) is Approaching the Kansas Board of Regents New Program Review Guidelines” for Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) members. Continue reading “Webinar Recap: How University of Kansas Approaches Program Review”
Our clients are doing great things and we love sharing their successes. Earlier this year, Dr. Beena George, Dean of the Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas at Houston (USTH) joined us for a webinar, “Measuring and Managing Impact.” Continue reading “Webinar Recap: Measuring and Managing Impact, A Story from the University of St. Thomas in Houston”
We have an insightful group of clients at Digital Measures and we love sharing their successes. Yesterday, Dr. Shontarius Aikens, AACSB Accreditation Manager, and Dr. Tim Peterson, Professor of Management, of North Dakota State University (NDSU) joined us for a webinar. Continue reading “Webinar Recap: Assessing the Impact of Faculty Contributions, A Story from NDSU”