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April, 2011  // Posts published in April, 2011

Retaining Faculty

Retaining Faculty

Every year at this time our institutional research office reports on faculty departures from the previous academic year to this one. The data are interesting. The attrition rate for instructional faculty was 5%, one percent below the previous year and the same as the year before that. The rate is low by national standards for […]

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Honors

Honors

George Mason is about to launch its chapter of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi with a ceremony Monday and over 200 newly inducted students. The University has, of course, a variety of other honors groups.  But the occasion of establishing a new and important national organization on campus is significant. There are some potential […]

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Class Closed

Class Closed

We had an inquiry recently from a faculty member about closing the door to his or her (I don’t know from whom the inquiry came) lecture to prevent students from entering late. A TA would be posted outside to enforce, which gave me interesting ideas about joint appointments between research units and local bars. I […]

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