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LONG TIME COMING— Of the 120 minors offered at NMU, 42 minors (or 35%) are in Quintiles 4 and 5 of the SRA while 78 (or 65%) remain in Quintiles 1 through 3. NMU students are no longer required to pursue a minor, but individual departments can still decide to incorporate minors into programs. The proposal was passed with a majority vote of 27-3 on Tuesday, Nov. 12 by the Academic Senate.

Academic Senate chips away grad barriers by eliminating minors

Mary McDonough November 14, 2019

After a recent Academic Senate meeting, minors will no longer be automatically required for all NMU students; however, individual departments can still implement them into their programs.  During...

Strategic resource allocation continues

Strategic resource allocation continues

Kelsii Kyto September 13, 2018

As the December 2018 Board of Trustees meeting approaches, feedback and finalizations on recommendations continue for the Strategic Resource Allocation (SRA). The SRA is a comprehensive evaluation...

Photo by Emma Case: 
Left to right: Gavin Leach, vice president of finance and administration, Carol Johnson and David Wood, co-chairs of the Academic Task Force, Tricia Bush, co-chair of the Support Task Force and Kerri Schuiling, provost and vice president for academic affairs discuss the Strategic Resource Allocation process.

Planning for Distinction: SRA task forces present templates for review

Von Lanier November 16, 2017

NMU first began a strategic resource allocation (SRA) process in 2016. Since then, with the guidance of Larry Goldstein—a consultant from Campus Strategies LLC—two task forces have been charged...

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