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MCSG Overseer: Faculty to undergo inclusive classroom training

Margaret Moran

September 14, 2018

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...

Students award professors with recognition for Mental Health awareness

Voices on Mental Health

April 26, 2018

Earlier this semester, Voices on Mental Health sent out a survey to the student body asking for professors who were supportive or helpful with their mental illness, disability, or mental health. Below is a list of all faculty f...

MCSG Overseer: Moe discusses hiring, faculty training in visit

Margaret Moran

March 22, 2018

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...

Donna Maeda takes on new role and new vision

Kyoko Peterson

February 23, 2018

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 fo...

An open letter to the Macalester administration

The Mac Weekly

November 30, 2017

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 Sa...

Faculty to focus on advising

Hamzah Yaacob

October 7, 2016

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 o...

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

February 12, 2016

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 En...

‘Best practices’ to improve working conditions for non-tenured faculty discussed

November 21, 2014

At the start of the spring 2015 semester, Macalester’s Resources and Planning Committee (RPC) will release a list of best practices and recommendations to improve the working conditions of non-tenure track faculty. These re...

STRIVE: Concerned students revise “Diversity” section of Strategic Planning Document

September 19, 2014

We as students at Macalester College are troubled by this year’s diversity section of the Strategic Plan (please see: page 18-19 of the 2014 Strategic Plan). What are the implications of having only 5 tactics for increasing di...

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