Strategic Planning Executive Committee –

June 2, 2014 Thanks again for all the work that you are all doing to bring UD to its next generation of excellence. I was impressed with the level of thoughtfulness and investment in this project that became apparent in the town hall meeting last week. One thing I...

Dear Strategic Planning Group,

May 29, 2014 I have been in contact with a slam poet and activist in education named Taylor Mali. I was going to book him for a cultural event for the Honors program, but my higher-ups said this might be a more appropriate venue. Please let me know if you have any...

Dear Committees,

May 15, 2014 I hereby propose that we invite the journalist Glenn Greenwald to come to campus as a “thought leader,” of the sort that Riordan suggested, namely someone that you might disagree with, but who nevertheless is a leader in thinking differently about the...

Two suggestions

May 13, 2014 Hi, I attended the strategic planning initiative town hall meeting on Monday and I have two suggestions for the grand challenges/grand debates working group. There are probably three issues that are the most pressing in this country now; they are: (1) The...

A more formal curricular engagement

May 12, 2014 Would it be possible and/or desirable to create a more formal curricular engagement around those brought to campus to discuss the present & future of higher education to allow the slate of speakers to intersect with teaching & research on campus...