College of Sciences and Arts Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting September 14, 2017 AGENDA 1. Welcome new faculty 2. CSA in 2017-18 a. Enrollment and other numbers b. Priorities 3. Department High Points 4. Questions from the Floor Looking Back 10 years Welcome New Faculty Air Force ROTC 1st Lieutenant Janna Clement LTC John OKane, prof. of aerospace studies & dept chair Army ROTC LTC Michael C. Firmin, prof. of military science & dept chair Chemistry Christo Z. Christov, associate prof. Tatyana Karabencheva Christova, research assoc. prof. to-be Computer Science Bo Chen, assistant professor Jianhui Yue, assistant professor James W. Walker, lecturer
Humanities Oren Abeles, asst professor rhetoric & composition Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology William Cooke, PHF Professor (and prodigal son! - lol) Kelly Kamm, research scientist Welcome New Faculty Mathematical Sciences Xiao Zhang, assistant professor Physics Issei Nakamura, assistant professor Social Sciences Angie Carter, assistant professor Visual and Performing Arts Elizabeth Meyers, Lecturer of Music (Composition) Medical Professions Coordinator Nicole Signeurie Looking Back 10 Years Summary: CSA Hiring, 2007-08 to 2016-17 Biological Sciences Chemistry Cognitive & Learning Sciences Computer Sciences Humanitie s
(1,562/2016 ; 1,492/2015) Undergraduate enrollment by school Fall 2017 No College Designated 94 School of Business & Economics College of Engineering (-9/ 9%) 401 (+28 / 8%) 4,722 (-37 / -1%) School of Forest Res & Env Sciences College of Sciences & Arts School of Technology 228 (-4 / -2% ) 1,537 (-25 / 2% ) 381 (+41 / 12% ) Looking Back 10 Years ENROLLMENT UNDERGRADUATE 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 1,331
GTAs 9 21.5 3 13.5 23 2 23.75 17.25 13.5 $4,363,468 126.5 $4,193,419 $4,025,657 $3,844,744 $3,677,054 * Reflects salary dollars set aside for faculty start-up 127.5 127.5 129 129 NOTE: Rozsa added to CSA base in 2015-16 NOTE: AY15-16 SS&E Reduced by $15,010 by transfer of ESL to
Provost office. Note: AY2017-18 budget reduced by 1%: $169,995 in salary and $28,373 in SS&E Funding: PIs 2016-17 Awards: PI's 2016-17 Proposals: PI's 16-17 Funding: PIs 2015-16 Awards: PI's 2015-16 Proposals: PI's 15-16 Funding: PI's 2014-15 Awards: PI's 2014-14 Proposals: PI's 14-15 New External Funding/Proposals BL 29 11 $921,233
$1,360,583 24 12 $717,113 23 15 $1,772,682 SS 13 8 $2,689,571 19 12 $471,314 14 14 $948,674 VPA 1 $2,550 3 4 $64,600 3 5 $24,250 CSA CSA Faculty were co-PIs on another 86 proposals, of which 19 were funded: TOTAL 158 Total 74 new $8,137,744 76compared $7,499,840 180 (14-15)
81 and $7,886,499 $5,886,499. funding was186 $13.29m to $12.48m External Awards/Expenditures Three-year average ($ in 1000s) FY 2015-2017 Proposals BL CH CLS CS KIP HU Math PHY SS VPA TOTAL 31 34 12.7 18 17.3 1.7
$4,661 $1,297 Proposals submitted (PI): Proposals submitted (co-PI): 14-15=158; 15-16=186; 16-17=180 14-15 = 75; 15-16= 70; 16-17=86 CSA also averaged $524k in instructional and other sponsored program Looking Back 10 Years. CSA Priorities, 2017-18 Insuring the success and retention of CSA faculty: A never changing goal; Assessment and Accreditation: ongoing; Safety and Space: ChemStores/Chem labs project; Merit Salary Review: similar to recent years; Department Strategic Plan Updates. CSA Department Accomplishments! Air Force ROTC Seven AFROTC Cadets returned/graduated from AFROTC Field Training this summer, the first major stepping stone as cadets travel to Maxwell AFB, AL and Camp Shelby, MS 4 weeks (think Basic Training for Cadets). Returning cadets are considered Cadet Officers and responsible for the training of Freshman and Sophomore cadets. Army ROTC
Nine Cadets commissioned, including 1 in the newly formed Cyber Corps; 2 were distinguished military graduates. 20 of 47 returning Cadets were on the Dean's list for Spring 2017. Four Cadets participated in the Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP) in four different countries; Two participated in Project Global Officer (GO), learning Russian and Japanese. CSA Department Accomplishments! Biological Sciences Steve Techtmann won Young Faculty award from DARPA; Brigitte Morin nominated for teaching award; MLS accreditation is moving forward; hope to double enrollment; Faculty achieved a record-high new funding of $9 million in last four years as PIs or Co-Pis; ~70% faculty have external grants. Chemistry Assistant Professor Xiaohu Xia awarded the departments first NSF CAREER grant;
Began Phase 2 of Chemistry teaching lab renovations (two of five complete); Construction launched on $2M Chemical Stores facility; Established a course-based MS degree in Chemistry. CSA Department Accomplishments! Cognitive & Learning Sciences Faculty received over $1.6 million in new external funding Shari Stockero and Kedmon Hungwe promoted to full professor Publications: Kedmon Hungwe article in Mind, Culture and Activity, the leading journal devoted to the study of the mind in its cultural and historical contexts. Kevin Trewartha, article in Cognition, a prestigious journal in cognitive psychology Philart Jeon, Emotions and Affect in Human Factors and HumanComputer Interaction. CSA Department Accomplishments! Computer Science ranked top 18 in mid-career median pay of US Computer Science programs by PayScale
Software Engineering program is ranked 10th in US by CollegeChoice UG enrollment of 457 (all time high); First-year women percentage: 18.1% Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology Dept chair Jason Carter was selected as one of eight faculty/administrators in the U.S. for the 2017-18 APLU Council on Research Leader Fellow Program; and will be inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology this weekend, a national academy limited to 150 living members. KIP UG Stephanie Dietrich won 1st place in the Pavilis Honors College Undergraduate Research Expo (a record 70 UG participants this past spring), and KIP undergraduate Thomas Bye received a Michigan Space Grant Consortium grant and an undergraduate fellowship from the American Physiological Society. Books published and forthcoming by HU faculty 20162017 Carlos Amador, Ethics and Literature Dana Van Kooy, Shelleys Radical Stages Michael Bowler, Hermeneutical Heidegger Jennifer Slack Cultural Studies 1983
Syd Johnson Handbook of Neuro-ethics Marcelino Viera Ramos Exposing Paraguay Jennifer Slack Culture and Technology Diane Shoos Gaslighting Forthcoming soon: Stephanie Carpenter, Missing Persons Beatrice Smith, Cross-Language Communication and the Academy Ramon Fonkoue, Nation without Narration Sue Collins, Calling All Stars CSA Department Accomplishments! Mathematical Sciences Ying Sha: new Portage Health Endowed Professor in Population Health. The third annual Kliakhandler conference, organized by Min Wang, held in Houghton August 16-20. Topic was Bayesian Inference in Statistics and Statistical Genetics. Don Saari delivered the Kliakhandler Lectures (yesterday and today).
Physics Professor Alex Kostinski: with new research grant marks more than 30 years of continuous NSF support! Ramy El-Ganainy earned tenure and also published a photonics related paper in Nature: Enhanced sensitivity at higher-order exceptional points. John Jaszczak, on team that discovered a new mineral (Merelaniite), named Mineral Of the Year for 2016. CSA Department Accomplishments! Social Sciences Dr. Richelle Winkler: 2017 Distinguished Faculty Service Award Four monographs: Jonathan Robins, Cotton and Race Across the Atlantic (University of Rochester Press, 2016). Chelsea Schelly, Dwelling in Resistance: Living with Alternative Technologies in America (Rutgers University Press, 2017) Nancy Langston, Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World (Yale University Press, 2017) Melissa Baird, Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes (University Press of Florida, 2017) Over 350 community members (in person) and nearly 7,900 people online have classified over 56,000 historical features in Don Lafrenieres and Sarah Scarletts Keweenaw Time Traveler, a public participatory historical GIS project
funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. CSA Department Accomplishments! Visual and Performing Arts Audience up significantly in all areas of the departments programming in the Rozsa Center/McArdle Theatre, as well as for gallery shows in art. Art faculty installations at the Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle, WA (Anne Beffel, Meditaions on Water) and in Guatemala (Lisa Gordillo, Trinchera/Trench(era)) Christopher Plummer, Kent Cyr, and Libby Meyer are completing Listening to Parks, a multimedia art/sound/music project funded by the NEA. QUESTIONS?
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