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MCSG Overseer: Faculty to undergo inclusive classroom training

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a discussion of the changes that the Legislative Body (LB) plans to make during the 2018-2019 academic year to better connect with the entirety of the student body – especially students of color. Leading the discussion, MCSG president Malik Mays ’19 expressed an interest in cultivating a stronger relationship…

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MCSG Overseer: Moe discusses hiring, faculty training in visit

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation by Provost and Dean of Faculty Karine Moe, who explained her role at the college and took questions from Legislative Body (LB) members. Moe, formerly an economics professor, is in her 23rd year at Macalester. As provost, she oversees the library, the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC),…

Features

Donna Maeda takes on new role and new vision

Donna Maeda came to Macalester this past fall to a position that is not only new to her, but new to Macalester as well. She was chosen in December 2016 to be both the Dean of the Institute of Global Citizenship and the Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity. The Dean of the Institute of…

Opinion

An open letter to the Macalester administration

Editor’s note: This is a reprint of a letter distributed on Macalester’s campus earlier this week. Other students have contributed, but do not feel comfortable being acknowledged as co-writers. by Santiago Padrón, Adriana Saso and K. Bieger We, as members of the Macalester student body, are writing with concern for our safety and wellbeing on…

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Faculty to focus on advising

By Hamzah Yaacob and Katie Jolly The 2016-17 academic year is an unusual time in the Provost Office. For the first time in recent years, faculty development and review will be shaped by a theme—this year will be the Year of Advising. The Provost Office will focus on ensuring that faculty are equipped with the…

New administrators settle in roles and focus on personal goals
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New administrators settle in roles and focus on personal goals

For several administrative positions on campus, last year was a year of transition. Two of those positions were the provost and vice president of student affairs. This year Karine Moe and Donna Lee took on the respective positions. The Mac Weekly checked in with them to see how they’re adjusting to the positions after a…

Features

Pass/Fail: Mac students handpick prospective professors in hiring process

Student involvement has always played a central role within the Macalester community. This has recently been on display during the turnaround of professors in various departments, such as English, History and Economics. Daylanne English, Chair of the English Department, explains the process as “always centrally involving students.” In short, search committees are found in every…

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