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Pass/Fail Policy

Spring 2020 Only
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 09:45

Arcadia University has adopted a revised pass/fail grading policy for the Spring 2020 semester. The following opt-in policy applies to all undergraduate students without exception. Individual graduate programs have determined whether to adopt a pass/fail policy for this semester; graduate students in the following programs only may opt-in to pass/fail... Read More

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Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck and Rashmi Radhakrishnan presenting to community members

Dec 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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,...

Strategy Development Notecards

Nov 19, 2019 Daniel DiPrinzio

Strategy Development Sessions Continue

Nearly 500 Arcadia community members have participated in 33 strategy development sessions thus far this semester, providing invaluable feedback to the ongoing process. Nearly 400 input cards from 36 academic departments and staff units were submitted and have continued the conversation about an...

Nov 18, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Siskind Appointed Associate Provost of Finance and Planning

Dr. Peter Siskind was appointed associate provost for Finance and Planning as of Nov. 1. Dr. Siskind, who had served in this role on an interim basis since June 1, coordinates strategic and financial planning for Academic Affairs and serves as a liaison with the Office of Financial and...

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Aug 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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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Jun 9, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...

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May 31, 2019 Daniel DiPrinzio

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

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 Aug. 15. “Dr. Rutenbeck...

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Feb 4, 2019 Courtney Skolka

Middle States Team Preliminary Visit Report

Arcadia University is undergoing re-accreditation with Middle States. As part of that process, a team of educators will be on campus from February 24-27, 2019, to meet with various constituents. At this event they will present their preliminary findings to the campus community. We hope you can...

Aug 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

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...

Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

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;...

Feb 7, 2018 Caitlin Burns

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...