Case Western Reserve University Announces Leadership Change in Enrollment

New York University has named Vice President of Enrollment Randall C. Deike its inaugural Vice President of Enrollment Management. He begins his new position September 1.

"My wife Jan and I leave this exceptional university and community with great difficulty," Deike said. We only leave Case Western Reserve University to take advantage of a very unique opportunity at NYU."

"New York University is an outstanding institution that will become even better with Randy's arrival," President Barbara R. Snyder said. "We wish him the very best."

Provost Bud Baeslack also announced today that Robert McCullough, the university's director of undergraduate admissions, has agreed to serve as the interim Vice President of Enrollment when Deike departs. Read more.

Campus News

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The university's Sustainability Web site provides information on all things sustainable at the university, including recycling, energy conservation, Adopt a Building, Energy Ambassadors and more. Refer to the site for tips on recycling and energy conservation both on and off campus.


Outdoor yoga on the quad meets every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. through July 16. Free and open to the campus community. Rain site: Nord Hall 310B. Refer to the summer yoga Web site for more information, or send an e-mail to Marcia Camino. Coupons good toward the purchase of a medium hot or iced tea for only $1 at the SAGES Café will be distributed after each yoga class. In addition, participants who bring a friend new to outdoor yoga can enter themselves and their friends in a drawing to be held the last week of yoga. The top prize (winner must be present to win) is a free lunch at the SAGES Café.

For Faculty and Staff

The Office of Finance and Administration, in partnership with the ERP Project, recently introduced a certification program, Case Western Reserve University's Administrative Professional Series (CAPS). The program blends university financial policy with procedure, and is composed of 15 courses, including Purchasing at Case from A to Z, Running and Interpreting Financials Reports, Purchasing at Case from A to Z and Proposal to Award—Pre-Award Services. Go online for classes and dates. Send an e-mail to

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June 29, 2009

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The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities has posted several of its programs and guest speakers online. Campus community members can watch the videos or listen to podcasts.

Case in the News

Cuts to Cuyahoga County's mental health funding will cost more in the long run

The Plain Dealer, June 28, 2009
The Ohio Department of Mental Health has announced a new funding formula that will reduce state mental health funding to the new, combined Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County by $13 million dollars. David Biegel, Henry Zucker Professor of Social Work Practice, and Mark Singer, Leonard W. Mayo Professor of Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, explain in an op-ed piece why these proposed cuts could cost more in the long run.

Who needs Harry and Louise?

MedPage Today, June 25, 2009
A columnist writes that healthcare reform is once again a topic on the minds of millions. The article cites Robert H. Binstock, professor of bioethics and aging, health, and society at Case Western Reserve University, comments.

Dangerous confusion on Medicare cost control

Health Affairs Blog, June 5, 2009
Joseph White, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy and director of the Center for Policy Studies at Case Western Reserve University, offers insight about Medicare control.

Baiju Shah leads a BioEnterprise team helping build Northeast Ohio's biomedical industry

The Plain Dealer, June 28, 2009
Baiju Shah, the CEO of BioEnterprise, is profiled in a news article. BioEnterprise was launched by Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals in 2002.

Higher Ed News

Promoting 'netiquette' in the classroom

Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog, June 26, 2009
To help professors keep students concentrated on class work, several colleges have offered guidelines and suggestions for curbing misuse of computers in class and setting "netiquette" standards, like turning off the computer's volume before class begins.