February 2011 Archives

The Office of Undergraduate Education and the Center for Teaching Advancement and Assessment Research are hosting a panel discussion to consider the issues raised in Academically Adrift by Arum and Roksa.  If you have not seen the book, you may have heard of it.  Here are links to commentary and details of the research report in the book:

We think all Faculty should be interested in discussing the issues in this book and the implications for Higher Education.  We hope you can attend.

  • Kathleen Hull, Director of the Byrne Family First-Year Seminars, 
  • Greg Jackson, Associate Professor, English and Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education, 
  • Ben Justice, Associate Professor, Educational Theory, Policy & Administration, 
  • Charles Keeton, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy
  • Susan Lawrence, Associate Professor, Political Science and SAS Dean for Educational Initiatives and the Core Curriculum
  • Matt Matsuda, Professor, History and College Avenue Campus Dean, 

March 30, 2011
11:15 am to 1:00 pm
Winants Assembly Hall
Luncheon provided

Feb 7-8: Sakai and email outage

Due to a power failure on the Busch and Livingston campuses, several central university computing systems were unexpectedly offline for several hours overnight, February 7 to 8.

Sakai and Rutgers email (RCI and Eden accounts) were affected. 

Repairs are expected to be completed Tuesday afternoon, until then systems are available but may need to be taken offline or restarted without advance notice.  

More information is and the latest update is available at the OIT Central Systems information web page. 

Seniors - Sign up for the CLA

As part of a study of learning outcomes, we are inviting graduating seniors to participate in the Collegiate Learning Assessment. Participating students will receive $20 on RUExpress cards after completing the 90-minute test.

Only a limited number of seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You must be a graduating senior who has attended Rutgers since freshman year. 

Dates, times, locations and additional information re available on our CLA registration page:

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