Monthly Archives: February 2015

Staying Mission True

Staying Mission True Last fall, Dr. Piper asked the full-time faculty to read Mission Drift by Peter Greer and Chris Horst (2014), a straightforward study of organizations that have drifted from mission and those that have stayed true, describing the principles behind staying true. The book jacket describes mission drift as “The unspoken crisis facing […]

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The Value of a Faculty Framework

Last issue, I introduced the general outline of a new framework for training, developing, and evaluating faculty. At our AGS Faculty meeting held recently on January 31, we presented this to the faculty in attendance and had some very rich discussion. We presented the visual model shown here and briefly explained each area. Along with […]

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Q&A with Karen Carlson

What do you do here OKWU? My job is working with faculty to make sure they have the material they need to teach their courses.  This includes syllabi and the most up-to-date edition of any text.  When new editions are published, then it is time to nag some poor unsuspecting dean to schedule a curriculum […]

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You Are the Face of OKWU

In each issue of Connect:ED, I will share “with just so many words” from my desk and my bookshelf, from my experience and my heart. Often, I will include questions throughout my words to give you the opportunity to respond or apply “with just so many words” also. The emails and phone calls I have […]

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