UD should create a STEM college aligned with K-12 education goals

December 8, 2014—Creating a STEM College would align UD with contemporary strategic and policy goals in education from K-12. It would promote collaboration among STEM related faculty and students. It would differentiate UD from many comparator schools and strengthen...

Robust, forward-thinking IT staff sorely needed

December 5, 2014—The UD of the future will have administrative IT staff that is robust and forward thinking. Students request, and staff support, technical improvements to UDSIS and WebReg, but the technical resources are sorely lacking.

Modify the RBB algorithm for teaching revenue

November 17, 2014—Modify the RBB algorithm for teaching revenue so that it increases linearly with enrollment for courses with up to about 20 students, but thereafter grows more slowly for enrollments between 20 and 50 students, and levels off for enrollments above...

UD should institute an ‘off-peak’ tuition program

November 17, 2014—UD should institute an `off-peak’ tuition program, discounted by about 20%, for students who take courses after 5 PM on weekdays and/or on weekends, when relatively few classrooms are being used. Some regular faculty who don’t have...

Establish an Office of Sustainability at UD

November 14, 2014—We believe that an Office of Sustainability will strongly enhance UD’s effort to achieve our sustainability goals as we move forward with the university’s strategic plan. It will serve as a catalyst to allow UD to join and then surpass its peer and...