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Undergraduate Grading Policy for Spring 2021 Semester

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:30

In response to the ongoing challenges students are experiencing related to COVID-19 and the recent network outages, Arcadia University is once again adopting an expanded pass/fail grading option for undergraduate students for the spring 2021 semester – one that is similar but not identical to what was adopted for the fall 2020 semester.

The following opt-in policy applies to all... Read More

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Welcome to the Spring Semester

Message from the Office of the Provost
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 11:00

Dear Arcadia Students,

Welcome to the spring 2021 semester! As our partial re-opening progresses, we are excited to have many of you back on campus. For those who are continuing to engage remotely, we remain committed to providing the best possible experience. For all of you, please know how much we admire your focus and persistence and how much we appreciate your care and concern for... Read More

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Oct 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s LOVE Pilot Program Launches

Over 50 faculty, staff, and students gathered on Oct. 9 to launch the newest Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) project: Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program. The LOVE Pilot Program will serve as a much-needed space for Arcadia students to explore issues of identity...

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,...

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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 Jen 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 Jen 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...