Academic Affairs 2010
An Academic Affairs weekly newsletter, co-sponsored by
MU-ADVANCE, featuring updates on program events,
projects, and faculty achievements.
W E E K L Y U P D A T E
News: Greetings From the Provost Friday, January 15, 2010
Welcome to the first issue of Academic Affairs 2010, a weekly newsletter co-sponsored by the
Office of Academic Affairs and MU-ADVANCE. Each Friday, this newsletter will report on the
following areas of interest: News, Faculty, Faculty Achievements, and a Resource. More...
Meet the Faculty: Dr. Whitney Douglas
Dr. Whitney Douglas joined the Department of English in
2008 as an Assistant Professor. Since her arrival, she has
taught several courses, including Scientific and Technical Writ-
ing, Advanced Expository Writing, Visual Rhetoric, and Literacy
Studies. Her research engages community audiences and
community needs, while addressing composition and rhetoric.
She is currently working on two articles, one of which dis-
cusses the literacy practices of Nebraska suffragists. More...
Faculty Publications and Presentations: World War I Almanac
Professor Emeritus Dr. David R. Woodward has
published the book “World War I Almanac,” as
part of the Almanacs of American Wars series.
This almanac spans more than five decades, pro-
viding details of the war that are usually omitted or
forgotten. Dr. Woodward retired from the Depart-
ment of History in 2006, with 36 years of service
to Marshall University.
Resource: Tenure and Promotion Portfolio Submission Deadline
Tenure and Promotion portfolios are due to department committees by January 18, 2010.
View the Academic Affairs calendar for a comprehensive list of events/deadlines for the month.
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