Dean’s Update – November 2020

Hi Applied Arts, The fall term is drawing to a close—it will certainly live long in the memory. Here are few updates and reminders before November disappears. 2021-22 Budget Development Our first experiment with zero-base budgeting was bumpy—really bumpy. I need to give a huge shout out to Carolyn Kauth, who somehow persevered through the…Continue Reading Dean’s Update – November 2020

Dean’s Update – June 2020

Hi Applied Arts, Technically, a Dean’s Blog posting is scheduled until this coming Friday, but there are a few items that I need to bring to everyone’s attention sooner rather than later. New student advising process Fall 2020 might still seem a long time from now, but the University will be rolling out a new…Continue Reading Dean’s Update – June 2020

Dean’s Update – May 2020

Hi Applied Arts, I hope you all had a restful May long weekend. It has been a frantic two months since we learned we’d be off campus and trying to find ways to work from home. Thank you everyone for the incredible effort and dedication you have put into this time of transition, particularly when…Continue Reading Dean’s Update – May 2020

Dean’s Update – April 2020

Hi Applied Arts, I don’t know if you’re all feeling the same way, but early March feels about a thousand years ago. I kind of hope that attending to work commitments in between kids’ snack breaks and story times never begins to feel completely normal, but I feel myself growing accustomed to the chaos. We’re…Continue Reading Dean’s Update – April 2020

Dean’s Update – March 2020

Hi Applied Arts, I can’t think of a better time to get back to sending out monthly (or perhaps even more frequent) Dean’s Updates than now. My last update was a year ago. Yikes! In present circumstances, I will not use Dean’s Updates to relay offical Yukon College COVID-19 response items—the College’s daily bulletins will provide the…Continue Reading Dean’s Update – March 2020