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The More Things Stay the Same “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” If you have a mind to, you can read an article every week about new Read More »

January 28, 2014

Fall 2013: Dean’s Blog

On June 18, 1913, the Council of the University agreed to offer courses of Latin, English, German, French, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Mechanical Drawing, starting that Fall. The Council also appointed a committee of Read More »

September 19, 2013

May 2013: Strategic Planning Update

During the past year, some 65 faculty and staff members participated in the College’s strategic planning, CAS@20. Earlier in the year a draft plan was released to the College faculty, and feedback was received at Read More »

May 22, 2013

February 2013: CAS Strategic Planning Update

The 2012 survey of college freshman by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) reports that new college students are more focused than ever on getting a job. The freshmen believe they will complete their degree Read More »

February 6, 2013

December 2012: CAS Strategic Planning Update

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” So said Yogi. For UB, we are at that fork now. The College began its planning work at the beginning of the semester with Read More »

December 28, 2012

November 2012: CAS Strategic Planning Update

CAS@20 has begun. Our strategic planning work kicked off in mid-October with a general meeting of all those on the subcommittees. Since then the subcommittees have each met at least once. These groups are working Read More »

November 15, 2012

Introduction to CAS Strategic Planning

“Why UB?”  Many of us have heard the President and Provost put this question on the floor during their visits to our schools and their faculties. For us in the College, this question reverberates at Read More »

October 29, 2012