Current Status Report - September 2011
Text in red denotes new activity since previous status report.

Plan for continuing growth of the faculty

Action Taken

  • Review by the Academic Priorities Committee of proposals for new multidisciplinary initiatives, as well as for the continued development of existing initiatives and particularly those that require new appointments
  • Established the School of Engineering and launched a search for its founding Dean

  • See Phase II for other actions that support this objective

Action Needed

  • Consider further expansion of the faculty (beyond the 100 new positions)
  • Continue to identify and recruit target-of-opportunity appointments
  • Explore opportunities and seek funding for an expansion of engineering and related fields under the auspices of the newly-established School of Engineering

  • See Phase II for other actions needed that will support this objective


  • Provost
  • Academic Priorities Committee

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