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Carson <carson"ahope' edu> =====
CMPUSMAILDISTRIBUTTON(Fr:omProvost's
office)
Dear Colleagues:
t t , s h a r c t t o b e ] l e v e b u t w e a l e n o w o v e l a m o n t h i n t o t h e n e w s too
e n r enice
ster.septen'bellras
nonth for us to enjov' probablv
i'ltJv-i.."-t-r.t"tiful
I hope that
to their: class assignnents.
i" te- conauci"e !o stuctents attending
has not been tbe case
concer'ning the academic pxogr'an' I
Since I believe i!'s imporlant to shale infonnation
that will' ]e! you know some of lhe issues that
*"if-*""""g"
perioctically try to wrrle."
do that'
r are deafing with' The toilowing will attenpt to
it'.-i""".-Ja
Eaculty xecmitftent
for 2005-2006:
txack positions that will be open
The deans have revieoed 12 requests for fill-ing tenure
or not returning next year for
the currenE Position holders are tetiring
--;acrr
next vear because
and the rinar
adveltised
is currentlv beins
or tnese i,.;;it;;"
:;..';;;";;;
We have also
shor!]v'
be-finatlzed
wilI
Delnrission to acluallv ntt" to tn"-po"ition
four new
and
one-vea! sabbaticar repracenents
to' fulr-tin'e
i.q'.'""ti
;.;;i;;-;.;;
president
and I wjII
lhe
with
reviewed
beinq
positions.
These laEler two caEegories aie
we nove
As
deparrnents a! to tne appro"ar or disapProvar shortrv
ai;;;ted
i;;;;--t;"
goal
to-aggressiverv
I remincl evervon; of our
i"io-l}r"-i".iuiting
"eison,
gtoip" so lhat ;e-increase our potential
trorn
unaerrepreseii"a
seek candidates
of colot' both
ili"hiii"s.
i- Jspect trrat itt
SERI Faculty
Survey:
ot
i"ow o"tsta"di"s facuftv
and outside"" our disclprines'
;"" disci;lines
;;;*;;;
nines'of those indivicluals vrith mt office
".r"i.-"nii"
that can be shaled with all dePaltnents '
invenlory
Therefore' I encourage
and we will develop an
at UCLA conducts a facuftv survey that
Each year the Hrgher Education Research fnstitute
Atthough Hope facully
!o faculty
relaled
lssues
a broad range ot worx frace
,aai"i"""
not done the HERI
we
have
the.Prc'
prepared
bv
s'urvev
in"'int"'n"r
;;;.ii;-";6i;;;
There '::,:1:.I-'::t""
i"t sone tirne. rhis vear r hivi sisned up to do the. survev
our perceptlons
compare
which
to
!.,ith
""i""v
Eirst, it wilt give us nationaf data
io
ao-ttri".
bv the
sPecificarfv
asked
we
were
seconcl,
periodicarlv'
to do thl;
-a
.ia-it;"-i^p.iii"t
The
survev'
in
the
participate
mernber) to
c"i'tp"" conpact (of wtictr we are
llj.r'tig."
perceptions
assess
hefp
wil-]
questions
that
own
co*p.6t I]u" ;dded a- short group of their
data as-a
related to servlce .Learnlng assues. They want to anatvze the Michigan school to justifv
data
this
to
use
hope
thev
Further,
-o*pa'. it to n;tional data'
;;;;;i-;
the walue of service learning and use it
You will be receiving the survey later this
funding support.
to help solicit
from me encouraging you to take the tine to complete
nonth ;ith a cover letier
rf you don't conprete it bv a certain date' vou wiII set a
;;;-"";;y.
o". office does not e'er see the survev (vou nair it
irirr.
'"*r"a.i-i'.^
everything
to HER.L)nor oo we Know who did or did no! conplete it
directly
for vou to
wilf
be
it
inportant
how
enouqh
I can't enphasize
is confidential.
the analvsis '
of
qet
the
fuflest:'lY:
can
so
that;e
survev
tn.
..*pi.i"
"::
U. easy !o bury the survey rn the pife. so do it when
rt
Thanksll
be "irl
done with itl
carpus visit
bY Larry
Braskanp:
colleagues wiII
on October 5 and 6, Dr. Larrv Braskamp fron Lovola Univer:sitv and two
1
be
prolecr
sludents' and adninistrator:s r r efor a
interview a group or facultv'
." ...O;" . .to
r
e
D
o
rt on L\e
F o s L e r r - l go L u o e n r
iirouqn racu:rv o've opnent''
enr,rteo
"",.i.p.""t
as,l;:i:"i:.tu;.q$:ll'::l:::::l.H;l'i.'llll L
.;i-,arpnasF
o,.th s srud,,.is
based on the
oroiect
rs
Premrse
t*rli*..:":ru:nrs
nurrured as
and tha! racuLty thenserves- need.ro be recosnized and
and nentors tor
;;;.i;
if thev are to be effective nodels
;".".*"
the 'ole of facultv and
students. The studv rs tryang !o better understand
developnent of students'
the
in
fosterins
correqes
reratla
;;.;;-';;'d;-;'."i
!'rit].
be a book that wiLI
rhe outc;ne
dewelodent'
ii.i"ai"g-ii"i;-"piritual
a
b
out Lne holisLic
c
o
'
r
v
e
/
s
a
t
l
o
'
s
comn-nrt:es ln ens!oino'n
;";;;i.;.p""
b
e
:ng ! ''-ed becarse
c
o
l
L
e
g
e
s
e
i
g
n
t
o
n
e
o
i
s
H
o
p
e
o.,r. op*",i of students.
addr:essinq this
in
and effective
the authors believe tnat we are intentionaf
and Larrv
son
aitended-Hope
Braskamp's
dbn't kno!" Larrv
tn.""
;';;";:-.-;;;
\dno nas
carson
Lannetle
to
"r'.
thanks
Mv
special
here
qo;"t
;";-;;."-"
with
a
davs
two
the
over
ll'. scneaure or interviews
i!s.in"i "p.ux.'
;;i;;';';
know
and r
afreadv
interviewed'
to
be
vou
are
rf vou
ot persons.
;;]ii;;"
of
nunlcer
a
snall
onty
Although this involves
ask 'i".n"rirni-.ii
vou to nake it a pr.roxtty.
it's
=ni"ra be aw;re that thls is soins on' r think
Itrs my goal to invite
"iv"'
a comDlinent that Hope was se]ected for this study'
in further
ii,],
the resul"ts with us and ensage
i"iiv'i.'"...-1..t
"n.'.
"''a
between student developnent and facul'tv
relationship
the
uuoot
ai.iiqo"
sealch for
D€an Gentile's
replacement and interin
appointrnent:
D e a n , ] i n G e n t i ] e h a s i n f o r n e c l n e o f h i s p h a s e d l e s i g n a t l o n ' f rJ1'
omhisloteasDeanfolthe
s"i""."" . Jin will continue fuLl-tirne unlrr December
ili"tli2005 at
serve half-time from Januarv 1, 2005 until APril 30'
iOOl-."a-;n."
of
The
Research
as President
to his ;osition
^oo" fufl-time
fr.
*ni"n-li*.
to
bit
lonqer
us
a
with
"ifr
to
stav
ippreciate ,tin's wirrinsn;ss
6.ril'.ilonl-w"
to a new oean'
ease the transitron
aII
was appointed in 'tuly and it consiets of the chairs of
A searcb connittee
the
throueh
worked
arreadv
we
have
Division'
i" tt'. sii."""
ln!"i.pirii."t"
posrtlon 1s
of the job descriplion and job requirement:. q"9 tl:
i.".i"i^."t
process in
the
beei;.
t6
rt l" our soal
:'i9'3i::.::"i""
in
(a.beautiful
time
"."-l"i"g'-"a""'ir"el.
intervre!',s rn linuary and February
Noveficer, concluct
potential
hire soneonefor ;urv i, 2oo5' rf vou knowof
iii"ni.J.i f ,
".a
subnit those nanesto ne'
candiaates,please
of the Dean between January 1 and Apri] 30
To handLe the responsibalities
new dean, r have appointed Professor Herb Dershen to serve
of
a
hirins
ind t e
i;";a-;i;.t
Her-b-is already neetins with Dean Gentil-e
re r.r.t,.,iir s.iei,..".
oean ror
::-;;.-;;;:,,il
to provide a snooth
1"i9
Januarv
between
';;r. collaboralivelv
."a-ir'.v"*iii'
1!:l].30
and his respect
T am confident that ierb's experience as an adninistrator
iransltlon.
from his cofleagues !',iI]
intellm dean' r'n sure he wifl appreciate you!
io 16 an .rtectl"e
i..ir"-nr*
were
All of the details re the search conunittee and Herb's appointment
t" we]l.
you
all
of
thoughr
r
however,
ago,
""oo.it
facurty some rime
ti,. science oi,ision
.t5i.i-"iin
shouLd be a!.,are of these actions.
Budget lssues:
I w a n t t o c o m e n d a l f o f y o u w h o a r e r e s p o n s i b l e f o r o v e r s e e i n g b u d g e t s . B e c a u s e o f y oau resuft
r
As
the academic area he-lped contiibute to the end of year surpfus'
diligence,
the Acadenic Division has been awarcted an
was awarded earrier'
$50,000 beyond the $100,000 for capital equipnent that
the
to
support
additional
S50,000
"iaJi"""i
an
received
Atso, the llbrary
we have r:estored a Sr5'000 fund
budqei (which is noi{ 9412'000)'
the
rn total'
nav
require a cash natch
qrants
that
for
a"rr"'=
""'liai..r
*.l3ni"d
;;;;;;;;
resources'
and
equrpnenl
related
academic
on
will
expend
$270,000
aca'denLicdivision
and
reserve funds for the theatre equipnent inventory
lre have bequn to establish
Einally,
are
all
when
we
that
denonstrates
the
above
equipnent at the Dow. I hope
lr'. irii'"""
these resources
budsets and we. end the vear wilh a surprus'
op"rati"q
'itr''
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""r
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::':":t:h*"'i:
-'3pil.'iii,."
equisnentwe've
rv. r'i',
;;i"; !o rist arr tn" :!':i:i'
'.""""ir
ttratt
ltre nappv to ";;
.,rrchased, but I'cl
Do you hare a qood boon to
it
with you if
vou are inter.-'sted'
-econrend?
for facultv to inform each other
one of you recentrv suggesteo !o me ihat it would helpful good read for other mencers of
if they have a particu.Lar ooor tttui thev think wourd be a
you hefp usr{ow I rcnowthat this couri open Pandora,s-Box, but I hope
ir].-i.l"rtv.
and our rofes
facultv
lhe
to
applicabfe
l'
l'"ialv
,"oia
you
think
o6"r." that
iJ""tii"
beinq done is
is
currentlv
how
this
of
A" '";*pi;
'. .r.""'"'*'
uno o,:t"ia.
r'"ii-i"-"ra.
So' if
to
CIS
relationship
in
reading
us
for
to
demonstrated by the books t"..**t"a"a
send the infornation
founcl a gen and think others need to know about it,
hebslte'
o
n
o
u
r
our office a n d h e c a n p e . : o o i c a l - t v p o s L . h e s e
ldentifying
students
in
to
trouble:
Forthe]astyearateanfxomlheRegistrar'soffice,AcadenricSupportSeivlcesano
to revrew siudents
reqularlv
Studen! Development has been nee!ing
This.has proven to
p
robrems'
b
e
h
a
v
i
o
r
a
l
with academic and
'no are surracinq
and also to
earlY intervention
nore effective
in providins
J;;;";ft
;;"";;;
k
n
o
w that
w
e
H
o
w
e
v
e
r
'
to the campus'
renove students who are a qecrrnent
rf vou are seeinq
we niss and this is where vou. can help'
ii.r"-.i.-"i"J""t;
that
signs
who
denonstrate
i" your classes
lh:y iI: ]1-tttubl'
etc')'
"I"a""i"
signs of alcohor abuse, polential.dePression'
i i..i.""t-i1i."..",
inrornL
hlllL
and
Deveropnent
in
student
t6 nict'a'a Frost
;i";";;.J;;-;iir
up
follow
will
staff
his
He
and
experiencins'
or
.r"
:;;i';;;-o;;
we
and
canpus
a
big
"..1"q
This is
course of action'
.tt app.oPtiute
."J-J.t"t^1i,"
envilonment'
fearning
a
healthY
rrei!, ai we seek to naintain
"..a-"".iv.;.'"
Your srpporl wi]I be apprec-atec.
campus SecuritY:
T h e a d f i L i n i s t r a t i o f l h a s h a d s e v e r a l d i s c u g s i o n s r e c e n t f y r e c a n p urelaxed
s s e c u r laltitude
tyoue
towards
and the reiatively
to some uni'ranted intrusions tnrt-t"i
"t^pu"
pa!!icularfy
I
an
connunlly
an
our
lV many
"..u.i.V
being EoEafIY accessible !o aII pe!sons lale into.the
aoou! acadernrc ,".t-.t.i."
concerned
to rock.our academic buildinss on 6
we
are-intendi;s
rtrus,
o,, !te,uet e"as.
;;;;;-;;
Durinq.that 'ine facultv.and students will have
p.i. rria"v until 6 a.n. on ltondiv.
evafuating the card access
access to the buardrnq cnrougn rheir ID caids We are currentfy
and you i{i]] be informed
access
have
wiII
access
needs
process to lnsure that
point'
"fto
I want vou to anow
At
this
"".tyo".
this is instituted'
emarr-when
;-.;;;;;-"ide
il;;;;;
at
a]l
times'
your
ID
card
gure
you
carry
that
that this rs comlnq and t'o maKe
I arn concerned about both
we know that sone won't like this, but it is very inportant'
at niqht when anyone can
late
areas
isolated
faculty and students who work and study in
a c c e s s o u r b u i ] d l n g s . y o u r c o o p e r a t i o n i n b e i n g v i g i ] a n t a b o u t s e c u r i t y a n d c a l l i n gor using our
buildinq
Canpus Safely if y;u perceive that non-col]ege personnel ate in lhe
fo! the campus' at
ears
eves
and
as
we
alf
serve
If
r.r" \tili be appreciated.
l.*ir"t.t
in one pface at a
be
can
onlv
lrho
slaff
safetv
campus
to
our
help
wifi le a tremendous
helpl
for
vour
time on a ]arqe and eve! growing campus. Thanks
Classroorn courtesY:
O n e o f o u r g o a l s , e s p e c i a l l v i n l h e n e w s c i e n c e C e n t e r , i s t o p r o v i d e c l a s s r o o m f u r : n i t u rand
e then
furniture
The chalrenge now is rhat sone faculry are shifting
rhat is fle;ib]e.
The next facultv menlcer then
shape after the class'
not putting it back in its oriqinal
has to take tine to Put it back
So, ny simple request is to ]eave the cfassrooms as you found them
in order.
I'm sure vour colleagues will
board; and furniture back in order'
"itrl.r"",1
your
courEesv.
appreciate
Closing comrcnts (yes, finally
thls
I want to e)Qress rny appreciation
is
to alf
alnost
overl):
of y-ou who attended
the cIS sesslons
and
If you didn't
attend, it was your loss. The CIS
encouraged your students to attend,
pLarning group, to whon T've already expressed ny appxeciation,
gawe us a tenrific
sl,mposium with Lots of chaffenges. It is ny hope that the conversations will not end, nor
will
our constant effort
to bring change to our conununity through our understandinq of
race and culture.
I do know that Peter Gones becane a gope convert during his stay and
said he woufd wefcone an
invitation
to ieturn.
My thanks to each of you for what you do to make liope Colfege an exciting
place to teach,
Learn and ser:ve. There are so nany good things qoing on across the campus, evidence that
our carnpus is very In|ch afive.
May God
encourage you each day in what you do as you help to shape leaders who can be change
agents in today's hurting worldBlessings,
J.in Boelkins
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