The November 2011 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Shuang-Ye Wu, from the University of Dayton on Modeling Climate Change in the Miami Valley.
The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.
It not even been a week since voters overturned Senate Bill 5 - the law that would have limited the bargaining rights of public employees. But for teachers, one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of that legislation is still on its way. Ida Lieszkovszky of StateImpact Ohio has this report.
Graduation rates are rising at Ohio State University amid efforts by the school to be pickier with admissions and attract better students.
As of last year, 58.5 percent of Ohio State students received their degrees within four years. The rate was up nearly 6 percentage points from a year earlier. The university's six-year graduation rate went up nearly 2 points, to 79.7 percent.
In 1997, Tullisse (Toni) Murdock was appointed the first female president of an Antioch campus (Seattle), where she served for nine years. She became Antioch's first female chancellor in 2005 and during her tenure the University underwent several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. Murdock also oversaw structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states. On November 3, 2011 Antioch University announced that Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012.
Antioch University announced Thursday that Chancellor Toni Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012. Murdock has led the University for 6 years, and during that time, the University has undergone several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. She also has overseen structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states.
In a statement released today, Murdock says she is proud of accomplishments during her tenure.