Adjunct Faculty Interviews

September 27, 2012
Adjunct Faculty
Interview
Paul Robichaud and Maureen Morrison
6 Participants

"Truths" —  Statement was made by almost all people

"Trends" — Statement made by many people

"Unique Ideas" — Statement made by only one or two people but with remarkable insight


1. How can we proactively meet the needs of students and potential employers in a global economy?
2. What will make Albertus relevant 10 years from now?
3. How do we ensure a healthy student population in the face of economic challenges?

Truths:
  • Improve academic standards.
  • Decline in literacy
  • Maintain diversity
  • Learn about global trends and go beyond a "local" focus

Trends:  

  • Be competitive-be aware of other colleges offerings
  • Online education
  • Digital Humanities
  • Find ways to assist with non-traditional expenses, ie: text books

Unique Ideas:  

  • Recruit an academic superstar
  • More unity among students in different programs...day/evening

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