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        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
            PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
                          September 8, 2001
            Report to the Institutional Board of Governors

                          Presented by
                     DR. SARAH N. DENMAN
    PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          DR. JAN FOX
        VICE PRESIDENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/CIO
               denmans@marshall.edu/fox@marshall.edu

                                        Prepared by Academic Affairs Staff:
                                        Dr. Frances Hensley, Associate Vice President
                                           Dr. Barbara Tarter, Assistant Vice President
                                          Mrs. Sherri Noble, Academic Budget Officer
                                  Mrs. Barbara Hicks, Administrative Assistant Senior
                                               Dr. Donna Spindel, Professor of History

                                           Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                  Sept. 8, 2001
Academic Affairs




                   •Who we are

         •Where we are going


                     Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                            Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Colleges and Schools
           Lewis College of Business
           College of Education and Human Services
           College of Fine Arts
           College of Information Technology and
            Engineering
           College of Liberal Arts
           College of Nursing and Health Professions
           College of Science
           W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass
            Communications
           Graduate College
           School of Extended Education
           Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
           Marshall Community and Technical College


                                    Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                           Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Divisions, Units, Centers


          Center for Academic
           Excellence
          Center for Teaching
           Excellence
          Enrollment Management
          Information Technology
          MU Research Corporation
          University Libraries


                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs


      One of 100 Best Buys in Higher Education
      One of 100 Universities with Best Academic
      Scholarships
      One of 100 American universities with the best
      academic reputation, rated by U.S. News
      One of four public institutions among 36 listed
      colleges and universities in Templeton Character
      Building Colleges
      5th Best Value in South, ranked by U.S. News
      Top 100 wired campuses, rated by Yahoo.com




                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs

                    Recent Additions
         Psy.D.   Psychology
         M.S.     Forensic Science
         M.S.     Technology Management
         B.A.     Multidisciplinary Studies
         B.S.     Adult and Technical Education
         B.S.     Integrated Science and Technology




                                    Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                           Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs

                  Graduate Programs
           45 graduate degree programs
           50 majors
           93 areas of excellence
           9 certificate programs at graduate level
           4,000 enrolled in graduate courses




                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs


                            Academic
                           Scholarships
                         increase to over
                              1,000

       Honors Program
        grows to over
        1,000 students




                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs
                          Marshall Plan
             Computer                Integrated Science
             Competency               International &
             Writing-Intensive       Multicultural
             Integrated/Applied      Capstone
             Mathematics              Experience




                                   Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                          Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Programs


                  Accreditation

       Marshall received a ten year accreditation from
       the North Central Association of Colleges and
                          Schools


        30 academic programs which are nationally
                       accredited



                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Regional Centers




  Pt.. Pleasant
Teays Valley                              Huntington

                                          S. Charleston
    Logan

 Williamson         Beckley

       Gilbert     Bluefield

                           Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                  Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Off Campus Centers




                        Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                               Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Off Campus Centers

         Larry Joe Harless Community Center

                                                …a collaborative
                                                 effort between
                                                 MU’s Southern
                                                Mountain Center
                                                 and SWVCTC
        Provides a direct link to
        an array of courses as
          well as continuing
       education and workforce
             development
            opportunities.




                                    Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                           Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Facilities

           New libraries
         Jomie Jazz Center
          Mid Ohio Valley
               Center

           Overall, more than
          $75 million invested
            in new academic
             facilities in last
                 decade



                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Facilities




          Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center

                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Facilities




              Graduate College, South Charleston

                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Facilities




                     Visual Arts Center

                                 Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                        Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Academic Facilities




                 Biotechnology Science Center




                                 Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                        Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Staff, 2000-2001




         Classified/Non-Classified
           Part-time/Permanent
                 Total: 293




                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Faculty, 2000-2001




           Full-time: 458
           Part-time: 348
           Graduate Assistants: 313




                            Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                   Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Teaching Excellence


         National recognition for individual faculty in
                        areas such as:

         Business                    Learning Disorders
         English                     Mathematics
         Fine Arts                   Nursing
         Forensic Science            Safety Management
         Integrated Science          Technology Management
         Journalism                  Writing Across the
         Information Technology      Curriculum




                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Teaching Excellence

             Faculty Highlights, 2000-2001
          John McKernan,
        English, 2000 Carnegie
            Foundation for
           Advancement of
       Teaching/CASE WV Prof.
            Of Year Award
         Michael Castellani,
         Chemistry, Dreyfus
        Scholar/Fellow award,
             2000/2001
            David Kenley
          History, Sasakawa
        Fellowship, Japanese
               Studies


                                 Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                        Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Teaching Excellence

               Instructional Development

           Center for Teaching
           Excellence sponsors
       workshops serving hundreds
            of faculty, affecting
          thousands of students
          Innovative interactive
          course components in
            Modern Languages




                                    Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                           Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Teaching Excellence

              Instructional Development

       Marshall becomes a national leader in the use
           of information technology to improve
       academic quality and deliver programs across
                  the state and the nation.

                         Fall 2000
               29 on-line courses enrolled
                       479 students




                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students

         Enrollment, Fall 2000

                     Full-time Part-time Total
     Undergraduate   9,905    2,528            11,623
     Graduate        1,042    2,778              3,820




                               Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                      Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students
                            Undergraduate Profile
                                 Fall 2000
   14000

   12000

   10000

    8000

    6000

    4000

    2000

       0
                Status               Gender         Residency          Ethnic
           Full-time     Part-time   In-state   Out-state   White     Black
           Hispanic      Asian       Amer Ind   Not Rpt'd   Male      Female




                                                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students
                           Undergraduate Enrollment
                          Part-Time/Full-Time 1990-2000
   14000

   12000

   10000

    8000

    6000

    4000

    2000

         0      Fall 90   Fall 91   Fall 92   Fall 93   Fall 94   Fall 95   Fall 96   Fall 97   Fall 98   Fall 99   Fall 00
    Full-time    7799      7817      7868      7703      7886      7874      8310      8531      8984      8984      9095
    Part-time    2517      2612      2473      2339      2417      2336      2566      2812      2723      2704      2528




                                                                              Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                                                     Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students

                                            Marshall Compared to State College
                                                  System, WVU System
  FTES Enrollment as a Percentage of 1993




                                            114
                                            112
                                            110
                                            108
                                            106
                                            104                                                        Marshall University and
                                                                                                       MUGC/WVGC
                                            102
                                            100                                                        State College System

                                             98
                                                                                                       West Virginia University,
                                             96                                                        PSC, WVUP, WVUIT
                                             94
                                             92
                                               Fall   Fall   Fall   Fall   Fall   Fall   Fall   Fall
                                               1993   1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000
Who We Are: Students
                      Diversity
                 74
                       1640
               101
                58
              447




                                         9303

           White, not Hispanic      Black, not Hispanic
           Hispanic                 Asian or Pacific Island
           Amer Indian or Alaskan   Not Reported



                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students
              Major Feeder States
       Highest Enrollments from 10 States




          Enrollment by State
                  Fall 2000

         California and New York 33   (2)
         New Jersey 38                (1)
         Maryland 58                  (1)
         Florida 69                   (1)
         Pennsylvania 77              (1)
         Virginia 153                 (1)
         Kentucky 432                 (1)
         Ohio 915                     (1)
         West Virginia 13,380         (1)




                                            Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                   Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students
           Retention of First-Time Freshmen by College

   450
   400
   350
   300
   250
   200
   150
   100
    50
     0
             BU          ED     FA      JMC      LA      NU      RBA      SC       SWK       UC


                               Started Fall 00        Returned Spring 01
                                        Retention Rate by College
     Business 93.6%       Education 92.7% Fine Arts 76.1% Journalism 90.0% Liberal Arts 90.5%
         Nursing 93.2%    Regent’s BA 100% Science 90.7% Social Work 50.0%     University 90.3%
                                          All Colleges 89.2%


                                                              Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                                     Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Students
               Enrollment Challenges
      •12% decline in high school students from 2000-2008

      • 6% of all West Virginia students are interested in
      Engineering; a program Marshall currently does not
      offer

      • In-state rates are currently offered to students from
      West Virginia by Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky,
      Ashland Community College, Ohio University, and
      Shawnee State

      • Ohio University is breaking ground on a sixteen acre
      campus in Proctorville, Ohio
      •SB 653 mandates West Virginia’s four-year colleges
      have an opportunity to offer Master’s degrees

                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Research

      Faculty
      Lynda A. Ewen, Sociology,
      funded under Rockefeller
      Foundation for the Humanities
      Resident Scholars Program
      Michael Norton, Chemistry,
      conducts research projects in
      DNA synthesis and molecular
      modeling
      Marshall Onofrio, Music,
      performs own composition with
      Plattsburgh, NY Community
      Orchestra




                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Research

      Students
         College of Liberal Arts,
      Undergraduate Research and
         Creativity Conference-62
         students presented their
                  research
      Seven students participated
          in the Reduced Gravity
       Student Flight Opportunities
              program, NASA
      Andrea Marcum, Chemistry,
        Barry Goldwater Scholar,
                    2000


                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Research
                           2000
       A total of more than       Marshall awarded a six-
           $24 million in         year, $12 million federal
         federally funded               grant for the
       initiatives already in           Appalachian
            place at the              Transportation
             university             Research Institute




                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Service/Outreach

                Community Clinical Service Center
                established by S. Charleston faculty to
                provide low cost counseling services

                Appalachian Rural Systemic Initiative
                (ARSI), funded by the NSF, offers
                programs to children in WV and
                surrounding states

                 Modern Languages Department works
                 with Kanawha County schools to help
                 train language teachers

                Students contribute thousands of
                hours of service to programs such as
                America Reads


                                   Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                          Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology

          West Virginia’s High Tech University

       All student services
       online
            Admissions
            Bookstore
            Course Registration
            Financial Aid
            Housing
            Registration




                                   Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                          Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology

         West Virginia’s High Tech University



         MU’s new portal provides students,
         faculty, and staff with world-class
         Intranet and Internet services.
         Users can check e-mail, explore the
         Internet, interact with professors,
         register, obtain class schedules,
         learn about campus events, and
         much more.




                                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology

          West Virginia’s High Tech University




                 Hundreds of courses use technology

       Keyboarding I (3 hr)                     Twentieth Century World (3 hr.)
       Medical Terminology (3 hr)               American History to 1877 (3 hr.)
       Basic Economics (3 hr.)                  West Virginia History (3 hr)
       General Chemistry I (3 hr)               Internet Fundamentals (3 hr.)
       Developmental Communications (3 hr.)     Developmental Mathematics (4 hr.)
       Developmental Writing (3 hr.)            Developmental Algebra (4 hr.)
       Communications I (3 hr.)                 Developmental Geometry (3 hr.)
       Communications II (3 hr.)                Business Mathematics I (3 hr.)
       Business Corres/Rpt Write (3 hr.)        Technical Mathematics I (3 hr.)
       Tech Report Writing (3 hr.)              Technical Mathematics II (3 hr.)
       Computers & Data Processing (3 hr.)      Applied Professional Math (3 hr.)
       Principles of Business Finance (3 hr.)   Principles of Marketing (3hr.)



                                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology
                                               MU a
                                            national
                                            leader in
                                           the use of
                                             WebCT.
                                              (Web
                                             Course
                                              Tools)




                                          Version 3.6
                                          now online




                         Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology
                                Access
                                   to
                              Information

                     MILO Voice Response
                     MILO Web

                     TouchNet Kiosk
                     Virtua Web Library System
                     MU One Card



                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology
                 One Room School-2000
          U.S. Department of Commerce grant: $ 1,332,255

      Distance education for rural and non-traditional students

       Initial sites at Larry Joe Harless Community Center,
     Spring Valley High School in Huntington WV, and the MU
                  Graduate College in S. Charleston




                                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology

          Southern Regional Electronic Campus-
         Partnering to bring instruction world-wide




                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Information Technology

                       University Libraries

       State-of-the art Resources   Reference Databases
       E-Journals                   Hundreds of Workstations
       E-Reserves                   Dataports
       Document Delivery            Wireless Personal Access Devices




                                         Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Economic Development




                           Award-winning schools.
                          Eight institutions of higher
                          education. Technologically
                            equipped. Advantage
                               Valley offers an
                            educational system of
                                  excellence.




                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Economic Development



           •Facilitates economic development via innovative
          technology outreach partnerships with private and
                       public sector organizations.

        •Enhances MU’s role in promoting technology outreach
                   in the Advantage Valley area.




                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Economic Development

          Center for Business and
           Economic Research




                   •Promotes economic research

          •Provides business/economic services
                to the region's public and private
                                          sectors



                               Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                      Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Economic Development

            Local Partnerships




        The Huntington District
          U.S. Army Corps of
         Engineers Leadership
            Intern Program




                                  Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                         Sept. 8, 2001
Who We Are: Economic Development

           Robert C. Byrd Institute



         Huntington        Rocket Center




          Bridgeport          Charleston


                         Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: MU Campus Compact



             Access to Higher Education
                    Academic Outcomes
                     Coordinated Higher
              Education Delivery System
                       Contributions to
                 Economic Development

                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                 Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Access to Higher Education

        •Create accessible graduate education in every
        region of the state

        •Enhance the role of higher education in
        preparing public school students for college

        •Improve educational and training
        opportunities and transferability

        •Inform the public of
        higher education costs
        and improve financial aid
        program




                                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Access to Higher Education


           Add SMART classrooms at more on-
                campus/off-campus sites

         Provide more “start-           Offer
               to-finish”             workshops
         programs/degrees at        throughout the
         regional centers and      state for parents
          other distant sites        of junior and
                                      senior high
                                   school students
          Create a weekend college for
             non-traditional students

                                 Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                        Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Access to Higher Education


           Conduct summer “Career Camps” for
                state high school students

          Expand College of           Establish
           Science programs         regional hands-
          with public schools         on learning
           and science/math           centers for
                teachers             demonstrating
                                    technical skills.

         Offer a “drive-in” workshop for high
         school counselors and principals on
            aid and scholarship programs

                                 Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                        Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Academic Outcomes

        •Enhance higher education teacher
        effectiveness and student learning through
        assessment

        •Improve overall higher education experience
        and qualifications of students


        •Improve productivity and
        performance of faculty,
        staff and administrators




                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Academic Outcomes


             Expand UNI 101 to strengthen the
           freshmen experience for new students

                                      Increase
         Explore Fast-Track      passing rates on
        programs in four-year      licensure and
              degrees               certification
                                        exams


          Standardize the Flashlight Technology
           Assessment tool in all online courses


                                Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                       Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Coordinated Higher Education Delivery System

            •Collaborate with public schools to improve
            education at all levels


            •Develop an entrepreneurial approach to
            program delivery

            •Collaborate with other institutions to eliminate
            unnecessary program duplication and improve
            coordinated geographic program delivery

            •Create a system that is
            more seamless and user
            friendly

            •Promote elements of
            citizenship and public
            service in the curriculum

                                            Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                   Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Contributions to the Economic Development




             •Implement institutional missions focused on
             the creation of an improved economy and
             workforce

             •Conduct basic and applied research that
             improves the economy



             •Collaborate with government
             agencies, employers, and
             public schools to create a
             better-prepared workforce




                                             Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                    Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Contributions to Economic Development




             Market programs in Computer/Information
                         Technology areas

                                           Strengthen
               Provide incentive
                                         programs where
                and support for
                                         there are worker
                faculty seeking
                                         shortages (health
                research grants
                                          care, teachers)


              Continue to work with programs such as
                           RCBI and ATI


                                        Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                               Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Coordinated Higher Education Delivery System




           Form a multi-library consortium to provide
              equal access and technology support

                                        Use out-of-state
                                          recruitment to
                                             increase
             Promote course               numbers of
             development and            International and
            delivery through the        minority students
                   SREC




                                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Where We Are Going: Coordinated Higher Education Delivery System




                Develop an institutional CD with
                comprehensive information for all
                    campuses and locations

                                             Electronic
                                              marketing
                                              initiatives


               Prospect
           management system



                                       Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                              Sept. 8, 2001
Academic Affairs



                   Owning
                   the
                   Opportunity
                   MU 2010
                   MU 2010
                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Academic Affairs

             Opportunities for Future
                 Development

             •Assess the need for new degree programs

            •Increase the size and visibility of the Honors
                               Program

         •Improve access of faculty and students to research
                           opportunities

           •Expand community service opportunities and
               expectations for faculty and students



                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Academic Affairs

              Opportunities for Future
                  Development

       •Review and revise the curriculum to keep it current and
                               relevant

          •Promote alternative delivery systems for distance
                              education

            •Enhance Marshall’s contribution to economic
                development in the state and region

        •Continue to grow as an interactive, multicultural, and
                   pluralistic campus community



                                      Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                             Sept. 8, 2001
Academic Affairs

        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
            PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
                          September 8, 2001
            Report to the Institutional Board of Governors

                         PRESENTED BY
                     DR. SARAH N. DENMAN
    PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          DR. JAN FOX
         VICE PRESIDENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
               denmans@marshall.edu/fox@marshall.edu

                                       Prepared by Academic Affairs Staff:
                                       Dr. Frances Hensley, Associate Vice President
                                          Dr. Barbara Tarter, Assistant Vice President
                                         Mrs. Sherri Noble, Academic Budget Officer
                                  Ms. Barbara Hicks, Administrative Assistant Senior
                                              Dr. Donna Spindel, Professor of History

                                          Marshall University Academic Affairs
                                                                 Sept. 8, 2001

				
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