Office for the Academic Experience

Mission Statement

The Office for the Academic Experience provides students with educationally purposeful opportunities that lead to deep learning, integrated social and intellectual development, and engagement with local and global communities.

Goals

  1. To promote student engagement in transformative learning experiences both in and out of the classroom.
  2. To assure student success in ways that challenge all students to overcome obstacles in order to do their best work.

Departments that report directly to the Associate Vice President for the Academic Experience, Lynne E. Ford, include:

News

CSL Tutors Save the Day! a New Training Program
Posted on 19 September 2019 | 2:11 pm
In the context of higher education, Chickering & Ehrmann (1996) wrote, “Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing pre-packaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write reflectively about it, relate to past experiences, and apply it […]
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AEX Step Challenge grows
Posted on 29 August 2019 | 2:23 pm
This year marks the 4th installment of the AEX Step Challenge and thanks to the article, “Staff, Faculty Step it up for Health” in the College Today, participation has exploded to 92 participants representing 49 different departments across campus. Participants have been divided into 6 different flights so that they are competing against others who […]
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