Monday, December 6

Tag: Administration

Faculty seeks input from students about accreditation plan to improve student learning and success
Campus News, Faculty

Faculty seeks input from students about accreditation plan to improve student learning and success

By Kaylee Franklin  Trevecca administrators are beginning to prepare for the university’s re-accreditation happening in 2023 and part of that includes coming up with a plan to improve student learning or success.   “Accreditation is everything to a university and it is everything to a student,” said Lena Welch, dean of school of arts and sciences. “Accreditation is what allows a Trevecca’s graduate degree to have meaning.”   The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is responsible for accrediting institutions across the southern states.  As part of this process the university must come with a plan to improve student learning or success.  This is called the quality enhancement plan, or QEP. Ideas for the...
Trevecca parking reaching maximum capacity
Campus News

Trevecca parking reaching maximum capacity

By Jessy Anne Walters Finding a place to park on campus is more difficult than it used to be. With a record enrollment at Trevecca this year, the estimated 1,400 parking spaces on campus are 98 percent full every day. But, with special events on campus, like TNT@TNU, there are more cars than parking spaces. (more…)
Campus News, Faculty

Student petition now in hands of Trevecca administration

Students meet with an administrator in regards to the non-renewal of an education professor's contract By Morgan Daniels Six students met on Wednesday with an administrator to plead their case for a Trevecca education professor whose contract was not renewed for next year. Supporters of Dusteen Knotts, an associate professor of education who was told by administrators that her contract is not being renewed next year, have created a petition that they said includes 90 education majors’ signatures. The students spent about 30 minutes with Carol Maxson, associate provost and dean of academic affairs, offering examples of the ways Knotts has impacted their lives while at Trevecca. (more…)
Campus News, Spiritual Life

Administrators crackdown on disruptive chapel behavior

By Amy Taylor Mandy Goon is used to students being disruptive while she’s leading worship in chapel; but, when they’re loud during communion, it really irritates her. “It’s not respectful. We’re supposed to be adults. People want to be treated as adults, and they don’t act like it,” Goon said. Trevecca administrators are cracking down on disruptive behavior in chapel after hearing from several students that some students are making worship difficult by talking and laughing during the service. (more…)