Category: University

How DU librarians help save faculty time
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How DU librarians help save faculty time

Starting as an adjunct faculty member at Davenport University 21 years ago, Linda Goulet has learned how to use the library to help her students and herself. “Never underestimate the power of the librarians,” said Goulet, who will begin her role as Department Chair of Marketing on Nov. 20. DU’s library houses more than 80...

DU partners with Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
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DU partners with Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors

Davenport University and the Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors have recently partnered to provide professional development opportunities and enhanced pathways to education for ABC-GMC members, their dependents, and students of ABC-GMC’s Greater Michigan Construction Academy. “Through this partnership with Davenport University, we aren’t just training better skilled tradespeople, we’re creating better people...

State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus
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State senator helps commemorate new Student Veterans Lounge at Warren Campus

State Senator Steve Bieda presented a special tribute to commemorate the opening of the Student Veterans Lounge at Davenport University’s campus in Warren, Michigan, on Nov. 6. Ranked by Military Times as among the ‘Best for Vets Colleges,’ Davenport strives to support veteran students and families. DU provides specialized services in admissions and advising through...

Revised Student Evaluation of Teaching implemented this fall
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Revised Student Evaluation of Teaching implemented this fall

A faculty committee has reviewed the Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) survey and has made recommendations for changes which have been approved by the Provost. The committee was able to focus questions on key criteria for successful instruction and evaluation of course materials.  The resulting survey is streamlined and will be easier for students to...

Broadmoor Campus employees continue transition to W.A. Lettinga Campus
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Broadmoor Campus employees continue transition to W.A. Lettinga Campus

The W.A. Lettinga Campus is welcoming Davenport University employees from the Broadmoor Campus during the next several weeks. The Facilities Department and IT are working diligently with departments and groups at Broadmoor to ensure a smooth transition. As previously communicated, the long-term goal is to build a new facility within walking distance of the W.A....

Balanced Scorecard now presented visually
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Balanced Scorecard now presented visually

The Davenport University Balanced Scorecard is now presented in a visual format in WebFocus Managed Reporting. The Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are represented through gauges and charts which have drill-down reports. The Balanced Scorecard is used to measure DU’s progress toward its vision. The BSC measures represent DU’s Five Focus Areas: Academic and Student Success,...

Davenport advocates for Michigan Tuition Grant at the Capitol
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Davenport advocates for Michigan Tuition Grant at the Capitol

Davenport University joined private colleges and universities from across the state Wednesday to encourage legislators to continue to support of the Michigan Tuition Grant as part of the Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities (MICU) Advocacy Day in Lansing. Staff and students met with several state senators, representatives and Gov. Snyder to showcase the value of...

DU receives 2017 HEED Award
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DU receives 2017 HEED Award

Davenport University has received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual award — recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — Davenport will be featured in...

Davenport moving into Mott’s University Center in Flint
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Davenport moving into Mott’s University Center in Flint

Davenport University is excited to announce the expansion of its partnership with Mott Community College and its continued commitment to the Flint region with a move from current operations at Mott’s Fenton campus into Mott’s University Center at 1401 East Court Street, Flint. The move, which will happen over the next few weeks, will expand...

Academic Promotions
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Academic Promotions

The “Interim” has been removed from titles held by Patty Brechbiel and Chris Marx, making Patty Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences and Chris the University Registrar. Both have served admirably in these roles on an interim basis and are well deserving of these permanent appointments. Patty joined Davenport in October 1985 as...

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