Crossroads Task Force Addresses New Programs and Course Loads

Samuel Kessler
Staff Writer

The Crossroads task force offered presentations about a varied set of academic issues to the Board of Trustees in January. Though certain suggestions are already being introduced into the Goucher College’s working system, the task force, in conjunction with the Academic Strategic Planning committee, recommended large changes as well. These recommendations included creating a global liberal arts degree and making changes to course schedule format for students and professors, while continuing to value increasing academic mentorship and apprenticeship. Read more of this post

Crossroads Task Force Propose Future Plans for Goucher

Samuel Kessler
Staff Writer

President Sanford Ungar sent an email to the staff and faculty detailing the creation of a taskforce called Crossroads on January 4. In his email, Ungar describes Crossroads as “the second iteration” of Crossroads, a task force created in September 2011 by the suggestion of the Strategic Planning Group. Crossroads is formed from a mixture of trustees, faculty, staff, and ex officio members (who are members due to having another important role on campus), with some of the members returning from Crossroads. Returning members include President Ungar, Associate Professor of Education and Faculty Chair La Jerne Cornish ’83, Professor of Psychology Rick Pringle, now Chair of the Board Norma Lynn Fox ’76, and Chair Pierce Dunn. Meetings of Crossroads+ began in January. Read more of this post

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