Revised CAD Strategic Plan Draft 2015-2025

Hello CAD Community,

CAD is in the process of revising it’s current strategic plan. The revised plan spans 10 years and is entitled Roadmap to Excellence: CAD Strategic Plan 2015-2025. The revisions to plan focus on ensuring that it is aligned with the University’s 10 year (2015-2015) plan “Greatness Through Difference”.

A few weeks ago a clipboard survey was sent out to all faculty and staff. Unfortunately, the response was quite low. Before moving ahead with the revision the CAD Strategic Plan Steering committee would like to make sure that we have input from all who would like to share with us. read more

CAD First Year/Foundations – update from Graham Carson

An update on  the First Year and Foundations experience for CAD from FY Coordinator, Graham Carson:

Dear Colleagues,

Since assuming this role, in addition to scheduling foundations courses and securing adjunct faculty, I have been focusing on soliciting input from faculty members from the various departments including those teaching Foundations courses.  If I have not spoken to you yet, fear not, your voice is valuable and your input will be asked for and received!

Here are some things/ideas that we are working with divided into Communication, Curriculum and Community.

Communication: Across the board and up and down the ladder.  Sharing of ideas and knowledge of what is happening will benefit all. read more