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As graduation gets closer and closer for seniors, more and more members of the class of 2018 start to finalize their post-graduation plans. For some this means choosing a graduate school, and for others it means accepting a job offer. But what about those planning to gain experience and work at an unpaid internship? The CDC is here to help.
The faculty voted to adopt a long-debated reconfiguration to the Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure, CAPT, on Friday. The motion passed with 72% of the vote to thunderous applause, ending almost five months of uncertainty.
This past Spring Break, SGA and the President's Office partnered together to offer Skidmore students free transportation to and from the Albany Airport, train station, and bus station. Was the program a success?
This past September, the Counseling Center began offering vouchers to students for taxi rides to off-campus psychiatric providers. How has the program grown since?
The Skidmore News looked into why three female political science professors are leaving Skidmore this year, and found that they are departing feeling satisfied about their teaching here and looking forward to what's ahead.
This past semester, the Department of Mathematics officially changed their name to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Residents of third floor Wilmarth, one of the all women’s floors on campus, returned from winter break to find the position of their Residence Assistant, or RA, emptied. We are nearly a month into this semester, and the position has remained unfilled.
The motion to restructure CAPT includes plans to rename the committee COT (the Committee on Appointments and Tenure), create a separate body for promotions to associate and full professorship, and modify the proposed appointment calendar.
After the CDC recently switched to Handshake, a new career platform, job and internship postings available to students have nearly quadrupled compared to Skidmore's previous platform. But the system still could use some improvements, according to students.
Skidmore's latest study abroad program officially launched this past January with eight students currently enrolled.
Paying students 1,600 dollars to study off-campus in the fall led to an increase in fall study abroad. Did the incentive make less students study off-campus in the spring, like OCSE hoped, or are more students just studying off-campus this year compared to last?
Beau Breslin announced that Sarah Goodwin would be stepping down from her Faculty Assessment Coordinator position at the last faculty meeting on November 21. Goodwin explains why she is stepping down, and what she’s most proud of in her time as the FAC.
The Committee on Appointment, Promotions, and Tenure is facing a wave of tenure candidates. The Skidmore administration’s proposal to reconfigure CAPT to handle this influx and to make the process more fair will be voted on tomorrow.
Assuming a new Statistics minor is approved by the Curriculum Committee, Skidmore will soon be offering students the ability to minor in what is considered to be the “sexiest job of the 21st century.”
Excerpt- The Latin American Studies program has changed their name to a one that is better in line with the scope and direction of the program.
Skidmore hoped to encourage more students to study off-campus in the fall opposed to the spring this year so they launched a Fall into Study Abroad Campaign last year. They also promised all students who studied off-campus in the fall 1,600 dollars. Did this campaign work?
The Exercise Science Department has evolved since the 1980s, when it was primarily geared towards physical education training. After an external review, the department has decided to change its name to one that better reflects the department’s emphasis on physiology.
Following much outcry by Skidmore Students, Mark Graber, who was scheduled to be this year’s Fiskus lecturer, has decided against giving his talk.
Currently, Skidmore runs three study abroad programs (Skidmore in Paris, Skidmore in London and Skidmore in Spain), but starting in Spring 2018, there will be a fourth program, Skidmore in New Zealand.
In contrast with Jared Schwartz’s response, Jones provides her take on last week’s article, “Sexual Misconduct Policy Leaves the Community Vulnerable,” in which she closely examines the data concerning sexual assault and Skidmore’s standards surrounding the issue.