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Dual-credit debacle: 78% of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not qualified

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

March 7

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According to a report by Jeff Shires, executive director of Concurrent Enrollment/Dual-Credit, 86 of PNW’s 281 dual-credit instructors meet the Higher Learning Commission’s qualification requirements. Of those that are qualif...

Dean named for Department of Engineering, Sciences

Ronny Bonnell, News Writer

March 6

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PNW recently named Kenneth Chris Holford the new dean of the College of Engineering and Sciences. Holford was previously the dean of the College of Science and chair of the Department of Biology and Chemistry at the former...

New academic administrator looks to inspire, impact students

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

February 9

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Tara Sullivan has been named PNW’s new executive director of Academic Success and Transition, a position that allows her to do the thing that she loves most: inspire and impact students in higher education. Born in Texas...

Changes coming for PNW’s dual-credit program

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

February 7

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In response to a number of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not meeting the Higher Learning Commission’s minimum requirements, a deadline of Sept. 1, 2019 has been set by the PNW Faculty Senate for all instructors to meet the...

PNW Faculty Senate passes new grade appeal policy

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

February 7

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The Faculty Senate passed a new student grade appeal policy, reshaping the grade appeal policies from the former Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central, on Dec. 9. The policy was drafted over the summer by a subcommittee formed...