Liberal Education Reform Team (LERT)
In summer 2009, a working group consisting of five LERT members planned an approach to mapping the current curriculum at UW Oshkosh against the Essential Learning Outcomes (ELO). The ELO’s were defined by the group and three levels of student capability were defined (Beginning, Developing, and Proficient) to be applied to each learning outcome. Read more.
The Student Compact has seen significant growth this past year, which has culminated in the grand opening of the Student Success Center (formerly known as the Elmwood Commons). The four primary units receiving differential tuition funding are now permanently housed in the Student Success Center: Undergraduate Academic Advising, Career Services, Counseling Center, and the Center for Academic Resources, along with the Writing Center. Read more.
Faculty and Academic Staff Development and Support
The University’s greatest strength in the area of support for research and teaching is the Faculty Development Center, which provides assistance for faculty research and teaching. Read more.
Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement
UW Oshkosh is committed to lifelong learning and engaging the community, region and state through the delivery of distance degree programs; creation of non-credit, personal and professional development opportunities for its citizens; and partnerships with business and industries to promote economic development. Throughout the institution, this commitment is expressed in ways in that engage students, faculty and staff in the community. Read more.
The comprehensive, 124-page Campus Sustainability Plan covers organization and oversight; operations (electricity, heating, energy, fresh water, storm water, facilities, transportation, purchasing, solid waste, food services and grounds); teaching; research; outreach and assessment. Read more.
In 2011–2012, Polk Library again focused on the question “How can the library help students and faculty succeed?” With significant input and feedback from students, Polk transformed its website to provide an easy-to-use and complete library experience online. Read more.