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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...

Dec 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

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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Oct 14, 2016 Daniel Brumbach

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,...

Mar 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

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...

Dec 18, 2015 Caitlin Burns

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...