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May 31, 2019

Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck Named Provost & Senior VP for Academic Affairs at Arcadia University

GLENSIDE, Pa. (May 31, 2019) — Arcadia University is proud to announce that, following a national search, Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck has been appointed provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs. An expert in communication and digital media studies, Dr. Rutenbeck begins his tenure at Arcadia on...

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August 14, 2018

Dr. Crenshaw Appointed Co-Editor of NAFSA’s Global Publication

Associate Provost Dr. Sandra Crenshaw will serve as co-editor of NAFSA: Association for International Educators’ Global Studies Literature Review . The annual online publication aims to promote dialogue among members of the higher education community by highlighting the interconnected nature of...

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March 29, 2018

Breaking the Silence II Brings Community Members Together to Improve Multiculturalism on Campus

Students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered on March 23 for Breaking the Silence II to continue to facilitate discussions about race and multiculturalism on Arcadia's campus. Hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; International...

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February 7, 2018

Dr. Crenshaw Appointed to NAFSA Co-Leader Position

In January, Associate Provost Dr. Sandra Crenshaw was appointed as co-chair to the NAFSA: Association of International Educators’ Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Committee. It is a two-year appointment. Dr. Crenshaw’s team will focus on the creation and development of resources to...

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December 8, 2017

Arcadia Community Unites to “Break the Silence” on Racism

Students, faculty, staff, and trustees joined together on Dec. 8 to “break the silence” about racism. The Day of Silence was hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department; Office of the...

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October 14, 2016

Q&A with New Provost Dr. John Hoffman

After a national search, Dr. John Hoffman was named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a position he assumed in June 2016. Since joining Arcadia’s faculty as an adjunct professor in 1993, Dr. Hoffman has also served as associate provost for Accreditation, Assessment,...

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March 15, 2016

Dr. Hoffman Named Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at Arcadia University

After a national search, Dr. John Hoffman , founding dean of Arcadia University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective June 1. “Dr. Hoffman stood out as the right choice for this pivotal role because of his deep commitment to and...

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December 18, 2015

Arcadia University and Salus University Establish Strategic Alliance through Memorandum of Understanding

On Dec. 18, Salus University and Arcadia University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a strategic alliance designed to enhance academic and administrative collaboration between the two universities. The agreement is effective immediately. Arcadia, in Glenside, and Salus, in...

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March 31, 2014

Arcadia University Provost Elected to ACAO Leadership Position

Dr. Steve O. Michael , provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Arcadia University, has been elected to the Executive Committee and the Board of the newly established Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO). The ACAO is the first national organization representing chief academic...

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June 4, 2013

GAUC Conference at Danubius University Addresses Quality of Higher Education

Delegates from Argentina, Cameroon, China, Germany, Georgia, Malaysia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, and the United States converged at the third annual Conference of Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges (GAUC) at Danubius University in Galati, Romania, on May...

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February 8, 2013

University Community Responds to Strategic Planning Survey

On behalf of the University Strategic Planning Committee, co-chairs Provost Dr. Steve Michael and Trustee Dr. Theresa Rollins would like to thank the community for their quick and enthusiastic responses to the Strategic Planning Survey concluded yesterday. The Committee received prompt and...

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November 7, 2012

Arcadia University Provost Michael Named Trustee for Romania’s Danubius University

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Arcadia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been named to the board of trustees for Danubius University, the top-ranked private university in Romania. He becomes the first international member of the university’s governing board. Danubius...

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November 5, 2012

Arcadia University to Host Project Nur Dinner, Nov. 13

On Oct. 11, President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Steve O. Michael , Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity Judith Dalton , and Assistant Professor of History and International Studies Samer Abboud met with Reem Sharhan, a representative of...

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September 14, 2012

Arcadia to Sign Cooperative Learning Agreement with the Constitution Center

Arcadia University and the National Constitution Center will announce the signing of a new cooperative learning agreement as part of the development of Arcadia’s We the Civics Kids program. The event will take place on Monday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m., as part of the Center’s Constitution Day...

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September 7, 2012

Dr. Dimeji Togunde of Spelman College Visits Arcadia University

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University was honored to host Dr. Dimeji Togunde, Gordon Zeto Dean for Global Education and Professor of International Studies at Spelman College, and Karen Clay, Program Manager for STEM programs at Spelman College. President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and...

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August 20, 2012

JAMK University in Finland Visits The College of Global Studies

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University was delighted to host a delegation from the prestigious JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland on Friday, August 17. Professor Asta Wahlgren, Dean, and Risto Korkia-Aho, Director of International Programs, The School of Business and...

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August 1, 2012

Rosoff Is Named Inaugural Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

Arcadia University has announced Nancy G. Rosoff , Ph.D., as the inaugural Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, where she will oversee nationally ranked academic programs and a pioneering global curriculum. “Arcadia is a wonderful mix of liberal arts at the undergraduate level and top-ranked...

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July 16, 2012

Arcadia Leaders Pave the Way for Future Collaborations in Six-Day Sprint Across China

Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, recently returned from a whirlwind visit to the Far East. In just six days, they traveled to nine different institutions and organizations across China, visiting friends...

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July 16, 2012

Arcadia Leaders Visit Hunan University of Finance and Economics

Arcadia University President Tobey (Carl) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, visited Hunan University of Finance and Economics (HUFE) on June 13, where they signed Memorandum of Understanding. They were received by Xiaoping Fan, Vice President;...

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July 16, 2012

Arcadia Enters Agreement with Changsha University

As part of a six-day journey across China, President Tobey (Carl) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, were warmly received at Changsha University of Science and Technology (CUST) on June 13. There, they met with Dillon Wu, Director of the...

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July 16, 2012

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Canvard College

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, traveled to the the Tongzhou District of Beijing, China, on June 12 to visit Canvard College of Beijing Technology and Business University. There, he met with President Xuyang Yan and Director of the International Center...

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