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Mini-Grant Offered to All IUP Faculty to Create Teamwork-Intensive Courses

Looking to infuse your course with interdisciplinary teamwork? Consider being a part of new initiative that will increase the marketability of IUP graduates.

Posted on 12/2/2016 2:49:52 PM

Attend the Open Session on Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

IUP has a new university Vision Statement and Strategic Plan, and has recently earned reaffirmation of accreditation with Middle States. All of these efforts are essential to IUP’s success as an institution, but do all IUP community members have a shared conceptual vision of how we measure success?

Posted on 9/20/2016 1:26:58 PM

Making the Most of Your First Semester of Success

Beginning the week of September 19, and continuing throughout the fall 2016 semester, Hawks 102 Success Workshops will be offered in the residence halls and around campus to directly support your first semester of academic success.

Posted on 9/16/2016 2:51:15 PM

ASC@IUP Offers Programs in Support of Student Success

A host of programs are offered by the Academic Success Center at IUP that provide support for our students. Returning programs include the Walk-in Tutoring Center, while new programs target First Semester of Success. 

Posted on 9/9/2016 11:25:57 AM

Faculty SSC Advisor Platform Information Sessions Announced

Information sessions will be conducted in September and October for faculty where features of IUP’s Student Success Collaborative Advisor Platform will be highlighted. This is a web-based tool that can assist advisors working with their advisees in a variety of situations, such as course registration and reviewing academic progress.

Posted on 9/9/2016 10:28:57 AM

Balint Featured in Educational Technology Insights Magazine, Discussing Future of IT in Higher Education

Bill Balint, IUP's chief technology officer, was invited to offer a commentary for Educational Technology Insights Magazine. His essay, “In My Opinion: Future of IT in Higher Education,” was published in the August 2016 issue of the magazine.

Posted on 9/8/2016 3:52:37 PM

Balint Featured in Enterprisers Project, Discussing the Future of Business and IT

Bill Balint, IUP's chief technology officer, was interviewed for the Enterprisers Project, featuring a community of chief information officers discussing the future of business and IT. Balint's interview is titled "Providing security in the wild west world of higher education."

Posted on 8/1/2016 3:20:34 PM

How Do You Spell CLA+?

The Academic Affairs Division administers the Collegiate Learning Assessment+ (CLA+) to approximately 100 first-year students and 100 seniors every year to measure value-added learning relative to peer institutions.

Posted on 3/21/2016 8:26:44 AM

University Assessment Committee to Release Assessment Highlights

In an effort to increase universitywide awareness, the University Assessment Committee will soon release a series of news posts to inform the community about its various initiatives.

Posted on 3/2/2016 8:46:48 AM

Electronic Curriculum Repository Public Proposals Access in MyIUP

A new update has been made to the MyIUP portal to reflect the changes to the curriculum approval process.

Posted on 9/21/2015 8:54:59 AM

IUP Launches New Electronic Curriculum Repository

IUP’s new Electronic Curriculum Repository went live at 8:00 a.m. on September 1. This new online system replaces the existing curriculum approval process.

Posted on 8/31/2015 3:29:12 PM

Faculty Information Sessions Announced for SSC Advisor Platform

Information sessions for faculty will be held Monday, Sept. 21, and Tuesday, Sept. 22, to highlight the features of the new Student Success Collaborative (SSC) Advisor Platform.

Posted on 8/28/2015 10:17:40 AM

Students: Don't Wait to Register for Fall 2015

We want YOU to stay on track! If you haven't yet registered for fall 2015 classes, this message is for you.

Posted on 4/29/2015 9:41:32 PM

Last Day to Provide Feedback on Strategic Plan

The last day to provide feedback on the Draft Strategic Plan via the online form will be March 20, 2015.

Posted on 3/12/2015 10:36:41 AM

Grade Appeal Deadline, March 18

The deadline for students to file grade appeals for coursework taken during the fall 2014 semester is Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/3/2015 3:01:03 PM

Grade Appeal Deadline: March 18

The deadline to submit documentation appealing a grade from fall 2014 is Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Posted on 2/24/2015 1:23:23 PM

IUP Seniors: Earn a $20 Gift Card Towards Your Cap and Gown

The Division of Academic Affairs is offering all IUP seniors the chance to earn a $20 gift card to the Co-op Store by taking the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+). All seniors are eligible to take this assessment, and the gift card can be used towards the purchase of graduation regalia at Salute to Grads in late March.

Posted on 2/6/2015 11:10:52 AM

New Curriculum Approval Process

The University Senate has approved a new, streamlined curriculum approval process. Find out about the new process at the Academic Affairs website, where you can download the templates for course and program proposals.

Posted on 1/16/2015 2:06:55 PM

Draft University Strategic Plan is Coming

The draft University Strategic Plan will be posted for review and comment after the Thanksgiving break.

Posted on 11/24/2014 3:53:26 PM

Norwood Welcomed to Provost Office

The Provost Office welcomes Michele Norwood to her new role as the assistant vice provost for Student Success.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:43:30 AM

IUP Announces New Approach to Developmental Math Experience

Beginning in fall 2014, the departments of Developmental Studies and Mathematics will implement adaptive computer software called Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces in all developmental math courses.

Posted on 8/22/2014 3:32:49 PM

Summer Curriculum Action Team Examines Curricular Approval Process

The Summer Curriculum Action Team has proposed significant changes to the curricular approval process with the goal of promoting curricular flexibility and curricular innovation.

Posted on 8/22/2014 3:21:52 PM

New Center for Teaching Excellence Director Named

The Division of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Stephanie Taylor-Davis has accepted the position of director of the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Posted on 5/28/2014 4:35:16 PM

Liberal Studies Updates

As students register for Spring 2014 classes, updated Liberal Studies course information can be found online.

Posted on 10/23/2013 3:12:00 PM

Welcome to Laura Delbrugge as Provost Associate

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that beginning June 10, 2013, Laura Delbrugge will serve as provost associate.

Posted on 5/14/2013 8:55:37 AM

Discover the Joy of Assessment With National Student Learning Outcomes Expert Doug Eder

Are you facing the challenge of assessing student learning outcomes effectively while also juggling your busy schedule of teaching and supporting students? Discover the joy of integrating the assessment process into your normal work rather than adding it as an additional burden at a series of free workshops on October 18, 2012.

Posted on 10/5/2012 8:25:02 AM

Convocation 2012: Sharing in the Launch of New Students' Academic Careers

President Michael Driscoll and Provost Gerald Intemann invite all faculty and staff to extend a warm IUP welcome to our new students at Convocation and a community cookout on Sunday, August 26. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Professor Ben Rafoth will deliver the keynote speech, titled, “The People You Meet at IUP."

Posted on 8/17/2012 12:03:45 PM

Nardi Appointed Interim Dean for College of Education and Educational Technology

The provost is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Nardi as interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology beginning July 2, 2012.

Posted on 4/24/2012 10:00:26 AM

Grade Appeal Deadline

Friday, March 16, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. is the deadline for students to file grade appeals for coursework taken during the Fall 2011 semester.

Posted on 2/10/2012 10:26:21 AM

Two Ceremonies for Spring Commencement 2012

After a thorough discussion, including much input from the IUP community, the Commencement Committee, in conjunction with the Council of Chairs, the President's Cabinet, and the deans, has determined that Spring Commencement will take place on May 12 as two ceremonies in the Kovalchick Athletic and Convention Complex.

Posted on 2/1/2012 3:04:51 PM

Message from the Provost: Update on Academic Affairs Workforce Plan: October 7, 2011

This update is the first of several periodic messages intended to keep the university community aware of the progress and actions related to the faculty workforce plan.

Posted on 10/6/2011 2:06:05 PM

National Expert Brings “Kiss My Assessment!” Workshop to IUP

Dr. Katherine Cummings of Western Michigan University will demonstrate how to sustain effective assessment programs in the face of the multiple demands on our time on Friday, October 7, 2:00–4:00 p.m., at the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 9/15/2011 3:45:33 PM

IUP Periodic Review Report Submitted to Middle States

IUP has submitted the required Periodic Review Report to its accrediting body, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Posted on 7/12/2011 8:52:34 AM

Liberal Studies Revisions Not to Affect Summer, Fall 2011 Registration

The undergraduate Liberal Studies program is in the process of being revised, but students should continue to register for classes according to the current Liberal Studies requirements and the academic advice of their advisors.

Posted on 3/25/2011 3:31:22 PM

Middle States Periodic Review Report Now Available for Review

IUP’s accrediting body, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, requires that the university submit a Periodic Review Report midway between the major ten-year accreditation visits.

Posted on 2/17/2011 3:44:21 PM

Promoted Faculty Honored at Dinner

The IUP Council of Trustees recognized faculty members who received promotions over the summer at its first dinner of the new academic year.

Posted on 9/16/2010 6:24:03 PM

PASSHE Recommendations Regarding Low-Enrolled Programs

The Office of the Provost has provided a list of degree programs that the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has determined to be low enrolled.

Posted on 6/16/2010 2:08:18 PM

Cook Honors College 2010 Summer Honors Program Set for July

The Cook Honors College is offering its Summer Honors Program from July 11–24, 2010, for talented high school students.

Posted on 5/7/2010 10:49:55 AM

Visit from PASSHE Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

On Wednesday, February 3, 2010, Dr. James Moran, vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at PASSHE, will be on campus. He will meet with Academic Affairs faculty, staff, and managers as the first step in an overall review of all degree programs at System universities.

Posted on 2/1/2010 3:37:26 PM

2009-2010 Faculty Promotions

The Provost’s office announces 2009–2010 faculty promotions.

Posted on 8/4/2009 3:32:35 PM

Visit by Candidate for Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Planning, April 23-24

Candidate Timothy Mott will be on campus Thursday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24, 2009.

Posted on 4/13/2009 4:25:11 PM

Visit by Candidate for Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Planning, April 20-21

Candidate Inno Onwueme will be on campus Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21, 2009. 

Posted on 4/13/2009 4:08:53 PM

Search: Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Planning

Candidate Susan J. Olson will be on campus Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31, 2009.

Posted on 3/25/2009 3:05:41 PM

Register Now for IUP's Summer Honors Program for High School Students

High school students gain the ultimate college academic experience through  the Summer Honors Program.

Posted on 3/16/2009 5:34:57 PM

Search: Dean of School of Graduate Studies and Research Candidate Visit

Candidate Timothy P. Mack will be on campus Monday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

Posted on 3/13/2009 11:27:35 AM

Search: Dean of School of Graduate Studies and Research

Candidate Joseph S. Merola will be on campus Tuesday, March 10, and Wednesday, March 11, 2009. 

Posted on 3/5/2009 3:07:29 PM

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