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April 13, 2020

Arcadia Sets Sights on Future with Adaptive Strategy

Arcadia University is transforming the higher education landscape through a community-engaged adaptive strategy, ARCADIA 2025 . Over the past two years, the Arcadia community has worked together to build a dynamic and innovative strategy that encourages the University to experiment and take...

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March 6, 2020

Arcadia Explores Master Campus Planning

The Arcadia University community has been collaborating to build a better campus environment through Campus Master Planning initiative, which will provide a vision for space and place that will integrate with ARCADIA 2025 . CREDO, the University’s consultant to help Arcadia coordinate its student-...

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February 24, 2020

Board of Trustees Approves ARCADIA 2025 Adaptive Strategy

At the Feb. 20 Board of Trustees meeting, a unanimous vote of approval was issued for ARCADIA 2025 , the projected strategic direction of the University. Additionally, the Board approved Arcadia’s first Ph.D. program in Movement Science, the first Ph.D. program in the University’s history. The...

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December 18, 2019

Strategy Development Continues with "Work in Progress" Exhibition

On Dec. 17, members of the Arcadia University community explored areas of sustainability, First-Year Student Experience, civic engagement, and other topics that emerged from the Strategy Development sessions held throughout the fall 2019 semester. Throughout the day, Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck , Rashmi...

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October 4, 2019

JEDI Commission Hosts Cartoon Network’s Maya Litwin

By Caroline Jordan '20 Cartoon Network’s Manager of Consumer Marketing Insights and Strategy Maya Litwin spoke to the Arcadia community about the state of minority representation in children’s television on Oct. 3. Litwin discussed the impact television can have on developing minds and how positive...

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August 22, 2019

Academic Affairs Retreat Explores What It Means to Be an Arcadia Knight

Faculty and staff worked together at the Academic Affairs Retreat on Aug. 21 to develop goals and aspirations for the new academic year. This was also the first event where faculty and staff had the opportunity to meet new Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck ,...

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June 5, 2019

Joseph Sun Named Director of Strategic Initiatives

After a national search, Joseph Sun —an educational administration professional, teacher, counselor, and consultant with more than 35 years of higher education experience—joined Arcadia as director of Strategic Initiatives on June 3. Sun will serve as an adviser to President Ajay Nair and his...

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April 16, 2013

Strategic Planning Committee Welcomes Feedback on Five Themes

Planning Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Steve Michael , Provost, and Dr. Theresa Rollins , Trustee, are pleased to announce the emergence of five themes culminating from the Strategic Planning process. Upon compiling and reviewing survey data, interviews, open session feedback and committee meetings, the...

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February 22, 2013

Strategic Planning: Focus Groups Yield Strong Participation

Members of the Arcadia community joined the dialogue to shape the University’s strategic direction in several meetings hosted on campus from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22. There was strong participation with more than 60 faculty members, 60 students, and 58 staff members preregistering and attending focus...

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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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