President Snyder Announces New Vice President For Enrollment

Barbara R. Snyder Dear Case Western Reserve University Community,

It is with great pleasure that I am announcing the appointment of Randall C. Deike, associate vice president for enrollment management and executive director for undergraduate admissions at Pennsylvania State University, as our vice president for enrollment at Case Western Reserve University, effective September 1, 2007.

Randall C. DeikeI would like to thank the selection committee, chaired by Don Feke, for its diligence in recommending a fine candidate who should serve the university well. At Penn State, Randy oversees an admission office that receives more than 60,000 undergraduate applications each year and makes enrollment offers for 20 different campuses. For new students, the median SAT score is 1220. He also is the acting chair of a central enrollment management group composed of senior leadership that is charged with determining the enrollment goals for the entire Penn State system.

I believe Randy Deike will make an outstanding contribution to Case Western Reserve University. He understands the demographic, economic and global trends that position the enrollment operations of a research university to significantly affect our society in future decades. His exceptional qualifications in this regard will help ensure that Case Western Reserve stays on the leading edge of highly selective academic institutions in all aspects of enrollment, admissions and financial aid.

Barbara R. Snyder

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Campus News

The Weatherhead School of Management is hosting free online workshops throughout the summer with faculty from the organizational behavior department. The next workshop will be held from 4-6 p.m. on July 19, featuring Chris Laszlo as he discusses "going green," along with his book, The Sustainable Company. The workshop will be followed by an online open house about the Master of Science in Positive Organizational Development and Change program. Register online and find out about future workshops.

The university is a cosponsor of the Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine International Meeting, being held in Cleveland August 27-29. The target audience is faculty, graduate students and new and experienced investigators. In addition, the committee is accepting proposals for abstracts of original investigation for consideration in the poster session and possible short talk podium presentations. Abstract submissions must be received by July 19.

For Faculty & Staff

The Staff Advisory Council, in collaboration with Information Technology Services, is making available several scholarships to the Children's Technology Workshop, designed for children in grades 2-8. The scholarships are available for the week of August 6-10, and the camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The scholarships will be awarded during the Party on the Quad on July 20. Staff members who would like to participate in the drawing should send an e-mail to Kathryn Howard for more information.

UCITE, the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education, is sponsoring "Assessing the Impact of Technology in Teaching and Learning" from noon to 1 p.m. in the Herrick Room of the Allen Memorial Medical Library. Mace Mentch, manager of learning technology at ITAC, will discuss how participants can evaluate the most useful features of technology and how to use them. Pizza lunch provided. Call UCITE at 368-1224 or register online.

For Students

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July 18, 2007

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Case in the News

More money headed to Case cancer center

Crain's Cleveland Business, July 17, 2007
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only center of its kind in the country to receive an additional $25.5 million from the National Cancer Institute to continue cancer research and expand clinical trials. None of the other 39 comprehensive cancer centers in the United States received increases.

Back to India, Issue dated July 23, 2007
Profile story on Harsh Manglik, who spent 35 years building his career in the U.S. before heading home to India. He earned a graduate degree in engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Higher Ed News

College Board tries to police use of 'Advanced Placement' label

New York Times, July 18, 2007
The College Board is creating a list of classes each school is authorized to call AP and reviewing the syllabuses for those classes. The list is both an effort to protect the College Board brand and an attempt to ensure that Advanced Placement classes cover what college freshmen learn, so colleges can safely award credit to students who do well on AP exams.

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