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Academic Year Startup Events

Academic Year Startup Events

Academic Year 2018/19

Friday, August 17

Student Affairs Opening Meeting and Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Young Student Center, Mabel Brown Room
Contact: Barbara Preston


Monday, August 20

Coffee 9:30 a.m Student Center, Mabel Brown Room

Opening of School Address with Interim President Melinda Treadwell
10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., Mabel Brown Room
Contact: Kim Schmidl-Gagne
Presentation Deck

Welcome Back - Campus Luncheon
11:30 a.m - 1 p.m., Zorn Dining Commons
Contact: [Kim Schmidl-Gagne](mail to:kgagne@keene.edu)

First Year Programming Assessment Plan
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Rhodes Hall Room 203
Contact: Pat Halloran

Academic School Meetings
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Locations TBD


Tuesday, August 21

Provost Opening Meeting
8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Redfern Arts Center, Recital Hall
Contact: Kim Harkness

Faculty Department Meetings
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Individual rooms arranged by units

NEASC Steering Committee Meeting
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Science 102

NEASC Standard Committee Meetings
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Standard One, Mission: Science 101
Standard Two, Evaluation and Planning: Science 102
Standard Three, Organization and Governance: Science 126
Standard Four, Academic Program: Science 127
Standard Five, Students: Science 129
Standard Six, Teaching, Learning and Scholarship: Science 154
Standard Seven, Institutional Resources: Science 161
Standard Eight, Educational Effectiveness: Science 175
Standard Nine, Integrity, Transparency and Openness: Science 181


Wednesday, August 22

New Student Move-In
Share in the high energy and excitement as our newest students’ begin their grand adventure! Faculty and Staff who come back year after year say it’s lots of fun, and no heavy lifting is required.
(volunteers needed most between 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
Contact: Caroll Lothrop

New Student Convocation 2:30 p.m. New Student and Clap In Line Up
Student Groups 1-25 meet on Main Street, student groups 26-50 meet on Fiske Quad
Faculty, staff and parent line up on Appian Way

3:30 p.m. Convocation begins, Spaulding Gymnasium


Thursday, August 23

New Student Meetings with Academic Departments I
10:00 a.m., see Orientation Schedule for specific Department Locations

New Student Meetings with Academic Departments II
1:00 p.m., see Orientation Schedule for specific Department Locations


Friday, August 24


Friday, September 7

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. NEASC Leadership with Pat O’Brien, Hale Conference Room
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEASC Campus Kick Off with Pat O’Brien, Mabel Brown Room
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. NEASC Steering Committee with Pat O’Brien, Mountain View Room