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Academic Affairs Weekly


Volume 5, Issue 17 – January 30, 2018

As we all prepare for the upcoming semester, this issue provides a few necessary details. Next week's issue will feature faculty meeting dates and updates on accreditation and Comprehensive Enrollment Planning (CEP).

Syllabus Preparation

Syllabus preparation information can be found on the Faculty webpage under “Teaching Support.”

Please note that the Faculty Retreat is scheduled for Friday, March 9. Voting members of the Faculty Assembly should plan an alternative learning activity for March 9 class meetings.

Symposium Day is scheduled on Friday, May 18. No classes are scheduled in McMinnville or Portland on Symposium Day.

Board of Trustees to Visit Classrooms

Several Board of Trustees members are planning to visit classrooms on the afternoon of Thursday, February 15. If you teach a class during this time and are interested in participating, please contact Meridith Symons at

Department Chair Deadlines

Fall 2018 Load Sheets Due
Please refer to Jackson Miller’s January 22 email for details.
Email to
Due Friday, February 9

Important Deadlines

Jan Term Final Grades Due
McMinnville and Portland: Friday, February 2 at 12:00 p.m.
OCE: Monday, February 5 at 12:00 p.m.

Submit Summer 2017 Student Faculty Collaborative Research Post-Grant Reports
Email to
Due Thursday, February 15

Upcoming Events

Benefits Information Sessions
Please refer to Betty Henninger’s January 26 email for details. All sessions will be held in Riley 201. All three January 31 sessions will be videoconferenced to Peterson Hall Conference Room in Portland

Wednesday, January 31
Session 1: 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Session 2: 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Session 3: 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 6
Session 1: 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Friday, February 9
Session 1: 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Session 2: 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Session 3: 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Teaching and Learning Support Workshop
“Blackboard: Gradebook & Graded Activities”
Wednesday, January 31
3:30 p.m. in Renshaw Lab

First Day of Classes
McMinnville and Portland: Monday, February 5
OCE: Monday, February 12

2017-18 Budget Presentation
Monday, February 5
9:00-10:00 a.m. in Peterson Hall 104

Thursday, February 8
12:00-1:00 p.m. in Riley 201

Teaching and Learning Support Workshop
“Poll Everywhere: Student Response system”
Wednesday, February 7
4:00 p.m. in Renshaw Lab

First Year Faculty Lunch: Preparing for Faculty Development Meetings
Friday, February 9
12:15 p.m. in Dillin Hall Walnut Room

Faculty Assembly
Monday, February 12
4:00 p.m. in Riley 201/ videoconference to Peterson Hall Conference Room in Portland


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