2001 Action Plan - Priorities
Recruitment & Retention of Students | Undergraduate Experience | Graduate Experience | Academic Programs & Faculty | Connection to the Greater Community | Infrastructure/Support Improvements
Academic Programs & Faculty
Note comments on Implementation of Task Force recommendations
section of the 2000 Status Report.
The Regents approved a Ph.D. in computer
science in September 2000.
The Electronic Commerce Institute was established in January
2000 and the department of Decision Sciences was dissolved in
June 2000. The Department of Social Work was renamed the School
of Social Work in January 2000.
A Global Electronic Masters (GEM) degree program in business was
initiated in fall 2000 in collaboration with five universities
from other countries. Approximately 180 students are enrolled
(30 per university). The fifteen-month program includes face-to-face
meetings as well as team projects conducted electronically with
teams involving students from each university.
New funds were provided to a number of departments as a result
of their Action Plans following Academic Program Review.
Additional funds continue to be allocated to the Minority Hiring
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