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Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 1997

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of the December 17, 1997 meeting.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 1997

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Dec 1997

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes and attachments.


Local Use Of A Nationally-Developed Predictor Of University Student Attrition, Michelle Huffman Dec 1997

Local Use Of A Nationally-Developed Predictor Of University Student Attrition, Michelle Huffman

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In this study we examine the ability of the scales of the College Student Inventory (CSI) to predict attrition at a single institution. We also develop a locally-specific dropout proneness model with which to compare the nationally-developed model of the CSI. Attention is given to the incremental validity of both of these models over high school grade point average and ACT composite scores. Dropout Proneness National, although statistically significantly related to attrition, was lacking in practical significance, especially when considering its incremental predictive value over high school grade point average and ACT composite score. Dropout Proneness Local was found to ...


Ua11/1 On Campus. Vol. 7, No. 9, Wku University Relations Dec 1997

Ua11/1 On Campus. Vol. 7, No. 9, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Governor Paul Patton Will Address Fall Commencement
  • On the Road with President Gary Ransdell
  • Five Named to Alumni Association Board
  • Students Raise $470,000 During Annual Fund Phonathon
  • BellSouth Grant Makes Education Connection
  • Hughey, Aaron. The Myth of Internet Addiction


A Statewide Survey Linking Assessment To Interventions: Assessing Teacher Awareness And Training Needs Related To Students With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Leann Pearson Dec 1997

A Statewide Survey Linking Assessment To Interventions: Assessing Teacher Awareness And Training Needs Related To Students With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Leann Pearson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The present study, using a survey questionnaire developed by Luckett (1996), was completed by 211 kindergarten through sixth grade teachers in 33 school districts across Kentucky. The sample consisted of regular education, special education, and Title One teachers with one to thirty-one years of experience. Educational backgrounds of the predominantly female sample ranged from bachelor's to doctoral degrees. The survey included four distinct sections. Participants were questioned about (a) knowledge level with respect to the diagnostic criteria and diagnostic labels for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, (b) intervention preferences for addressing ADHD student's behaviors in the classroom, (c) interventions which ...


Resolution 97-23-F - Picnic Tables For Bottom Of Campus, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1997

Resolution 97-23-F - Picnic Tables For Bottom Of Campus, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution requesting picnic tables for campus area near Zacharias Hall, Meredith Hall and Pearce-Ford Tower.


Resolution 97-24-F - Providing Soap In Residence Hall Bathrooms, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1997

Resolution 97-24-F - Providing Soap In Residence Hall Bathrooms, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution to request university provide soap dispensers in residence hall restrooms.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Nov 1997

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes.


Resolution 97-9-F - Paper Towels In Downing University Center Restrooms, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1997

Resolution 97-9-F - Paper Towels In Downing University Center Restrooms, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Resolution requesting that paper towels be placed in the restrooms of the Downing University Center.


Ua35/7 Proposal For The Establishment Of The Kentucky Academy Of Mathematics & Science At Wku, Julia Roberts Nov 1997

Ua35/7 Proposal For The Establishment Of The Kentucky Academy Of Mathematics & Science At Wku, Julia Roberts

WKU Archives Records

Initial proposal for the creation of the Gatton Academy at WKU. The proposal was written by Julia Roberts of the WKU's Gifted & Talented Center and submitted to Charles McGruder of WKU's Physics & Astronomy Department.


Ua3/9/2 Wku Institutional Review, James L. Fisher, Ltd. Nov 1997

Ua3/9/2 Wku Institutional Review, James L. Fisher, Ltd.

WKU Archives Records

Institutional review conducted during Barbara Burch's interim presidency of WKU and presidential search.

Western Kentucky is a good university essentially trapped in time and therefore unable to change significantly. Until these constraints are eliminated or modified, the University will not be able to effectively address major issues of focus, enrollment, organization, personnel, curriculum, governance, athletics, planning and increased public and private support. Rather, it will continue to drift with occasional peripheral and cosmetic changes, none of which will be sufficient to successfully relate to Kentucky's new plan for post-secondary education.

The problems that prevent significant institutional transformation are ...


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 8, Wku University Relations Nov 1997

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 8, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • $20 Million Grant to Assist Head Start Programs - WKU Training & Technical Assistance Services
  • Reception to Honor Kentucky Poet Laureate Joy Bale Boone
  • Dr. Jim Ramsey Will Head New Center for Public Policy Studies
  • Kiwanis Contributes to Scholarship Fund
  • Groves, Chris. When the Pits Become the Payoff - WKU Center for Cave & Karst Studies
  • She's Now an Ironman! - Libby Greaney
  • New Scholarships
  • N.Y. Times ...


Ua3/9/5 Script Chamber Of Cmomerce Coffee Hour, Wku President's Office Oct 1997

Ua3/9/5 Script Chamber Of Cmomerce Coffee Hour, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Transcription of Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour at which WKU president Gary Ransdell was the guest speaker.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Oct 1997

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes and attachments.


Ua3/9/2 Information Technology Summary Report, Wku Information Technology Oct 1997

Ua3/9/2 Information Technology Summary Report, Wku Information Technology

WKU Archives Records

Report of the WKU Information Technology Division to the president regarding operations from 1991 through 1997.


Ua11 Brag Sheet Update, Wku University Relations Oct 1997

Ua11 Brag Sheet Update, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter highlighting WKU faculty and staff activities for the 1996-97 academic year.


Ua1b5 New Faculty 1997-98, Western Kentucky University Oct 1997

Ua1b5 New Faculty 1997-98, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

List of new WKU faculty.


Ua11/1 Gary A. Ransdell, President, Wku Public Relations Oct 1997

Ua11/1 Gary A. Ransdell, President, Wku Public Relations

WKU Archives Records

Promotional and biographical brochure regarding WKU president Gary Ransdell.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 7, Wku Public Affairs Oct 1997

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 7, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Magazine created for WKU faculty and staff.


Ua3/9/2 Wku Initial Three Year Plan Of Action, Gary Ransdell Sep 1997

Ua3/9/2 Wku Initial Three Year Plan Of Action, Gary Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Plan of action created by Gary Ransdell when he assumed the presidency of WKU.


Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Sep 1997

Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss tailgating tents at football games.


Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee Sep 1997

Ua1b3/6 Meeting Minutes, Wku Parking & Traffic Committee

WKU Archives Records

WKU Parking & Traffic Committee meeting minutes.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Aug 1997

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of the August 21, 1997 meeting.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 6, Wku University Relations Aug 1997

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 6, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Regents Name Four Finalists for WKU President
  • Brief Profiles of the Presidential Candidates - Edward Hammond, Eugene Payne, James Ramsey, Gary Ransdell
  • Status of Women on Campus Task Force to Complete Study by November
  • Schedule for Interviews for Presidential Candidates
  • Eison, Sheila. Good Things Come in Threes for Western's Joy Gramling
  • Judy Chicago to Open Women's Studies Fall Lecture Series Sept. 25
  • Eison ...


Parent And Teacher Perceptions Of Student Teacher Assistance Teams, Laura Dinning Aug 1997

Parent And Teacher Perceptions Of Student Teacher Assistance Teams, Laura Dinning

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The Student Teacher Assistance Team (STAT) method is one form of prereferral intervention that involves the problem-solving of teachers and other school professionals with the goal of obtaining more efficient and effective help for students in the regular education setting. After an examination of the research in the area of prereferral interventions, it was noted that few research studies mentioned parents' involvement in and none were found assessing parents' perceptions of the process. This study examines both parent and teacher perceptions of student teacher assistance teams (STATs) in a small rural county in Kentucky. Participants in the study involved 44 ...


Methods And Techniques Of Training Social Competency In Head Start, Kimberly Ely Aug 1997

Methods And Techniques Of Training Social Competency In Head Start, Kimberly Ely

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study was conducted to determine Kentucky Head Start teachers' perceptions about fostering social competency in preschool children. In addition, current techniques that teachers use to enhance social competency in students were examined. Information was gathered through a survey mailed to Head Start teachers in Kentucky. Of the 208 surveys mailed, 59 were returned. The majority of the respondents had a Child Development Associate degree and had been teaching for an average of nine years. Results of this study indicated Head Start teachers strongly agreed to the importance of teaching social competency, and the teachers agreed it should be a ...


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Jul 1997

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of the July 3, 1997 meeting.


Agenda & Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Jul 1997

Agenda & Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding academic calendar, meetings, general education, president search, continuing education, African American student recruitment, budget, faculty development, Moving to a New Level, student evaluations, scholarships and announcements.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 5, Wku University Relations Jul 1997

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 7, No. 5, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Eison, Sheila. Our Time Now: 1997 Kentucky Postsecondary Education Act
  • Regents Approve Budget; Honor Area Legislators
  • President Search Continues
  • VanWinkle, Cara. About Folklore & All Things Familiar - Erika Brady
  • Faculty & Student Commencement Awards
  • University Relations Staff Win Communicator Awards Again
  • Bob Skipper Named Interim Director, University Relations
  • Joy Gramling Re-Elected Staff Regent
  • John Hardin Named Assistant Dean, Potter College
  • Luther Hughes Named Assistant Vice President ...