Monday, March 28, 2011

University initiates "Southeast in the Year 2020" Initiative

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KRCU) - Southeast Missouri State University has begun a “Southeast in the Year 2020” Initiative.

The goal of the initiative is to look at university education of the future.

An eight-member committee will evaluate trends in technology, curriculum, academics, academic programs, the role of faculty, student services, and student demographic changes.

The committee will attempt to identify new careers that will develop by 2020. They will also evaluate changing sources of funding, the global and local environment, technology, and the nature and culture of students in 2020.

The committee is chaired by Dr. Bill Eddleman, the chair of the Department of Biology.


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