The Teaching Professor and Academic Leader - December issues

Monday, December 8, 2008 (Around 6 years ago)

Please click on the below links to access the December 2008 edition as well as the 2007 annual index.

The Teaching Professor: The Teaching Professor is a forum for discussion of the best strategies supported by the latest research for effective teaching in the college classroom. Typical topics include assessment and evaluation, engagement of student interest, faculty time management, and the learner-centered classroom. Published 10 times per year, The Teaching Professor is edited by respected scholar and expert Dr. Maryellen Weimer of Penn State Berks Lehigh. The Teaching Professor is now available also as an MP3 download for audio listening. Please follow this link to view the current issue of the newsletter and this link for the annual index.

Academic Leader: Helps deans, chairs, and other academic decision-makers provide effective leadership within their colleges or departments and fulfill their institutions’ primary missions of teaching and scholarship. The Academic Leader includes news of successful programs (concerning faculty development, roles and rewards, and performance reviews, program/departmental assessment, curriculum, and governance) on campuses nationwide. 12 issues per year. Please follow this link to view the current issue of the newsletter and this link for the annual index.

Top Stories

 2009 Hall of Fame Class Selected

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2009 inductees include Kerri Pool Foss ‘94, Dan Dohmeier ‘86, Bob Klindworth ‘93, Leisha Johnson Ronning ‘90, C.J. Page ‘91, Scott Anderson ‘92, Jon Lindquist ‘92, Amy McCrea Morrell ‘91, and Steve Wilkinson.

Gustavus Named a Best College and 8th for Best Campus Food

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again a Best College in The Princeton Review’s college ranking guidebook, The Best 371 Colleges. Also, Gustavus again made the Best Campus Food list. These annual rankings are based solely on input from college students.

Fringe Festival Features Gustavus Theatre and Dance

Since its founding, the Minnesota Fringe Festival has featured the work of hundreds of Gustavus Theatre & Dance students, alumni and faculty. This year is no exception, with a number of performances by alumni and current students across the 11-day festival.