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Tenure for Dummies

Tenure for Dummies

Corinne McDevitt and TJ Lindstrom March 10, 2021

Are you confused about tenure? Don't worry! The Carroll News has you covered.

John Carroll University approved a new major for students to choose in Fall 2022.

John Carroll approves new major in the Donnelly School of Leadership and Social Innovation

JCU now has an undergrad major in Leadership and Social Innovation.
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 10, 2021

John Carroll University recently approved a new undergraduate major in Leadership and Social Innovation at the Donnelly School of Leadership and Social Innovation. The major was created by Assistant...

Kristal Ambrose, 2020 Goldman Prize winner

Changemaking Black environmentalists

Caitlin Kenney, The Carroll News March 10, 2021

The Environmental Issues Group on campus is a student-led organization that meets biweekly to discuss current events and news articles concerning climate change. One recent meeting featured a discussion...

Streak the Center pushed students out of their dorms and into a COVID-safe social environment full of music, games and more.

Streak the Center returns to JCU

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

The Student Union Programming Board hosted the Streak the Center event last Friday. While the event was canceled in 2020, Streak the Center reemerged with multiple activities and opportunities for students...

Class conflicts restrict students from campus-wide day off

Class conflicts restrict students from campus-wide day off

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 3, 2021

John Carroll University administration requested that professors grant a day off from undergraduate instruction on Wednesday, March 3. However, some students and faculty are not able to partake in the...

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Administration denies that Board decisions weaken JCU

"This will help to address structural cost issues in a less severe way than eliminating entire programs or departments, a harsher provision found in the current Faculty Handbook.”
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 3, 2021

John Carroll University administration provided a statement late Tuesday after John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved new amendments to the Faculty Handbook, which allow the University...

John Carroll University Administration approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday changing tenure at JCU.

BREAKING: Board decision virtually eliminates tenure, faculty say

“It only has to happen one year, and they’ll claim it will happen for two more. And that would be budgetary hardship. And once you have budgetary hardship, you can fire anyone you want to fire, which means that effectively there is no more tenure at John Carroll University.”
Nicolette Noce and Rachel Scully March 2, 2021

John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday that grant the administration the freedom to fire tenured faculty members without cause if JCU faces...

JCU pioneers virtual theater workshop

JCU pioneers virtual theater workshop

London actors came to JCU to lead an interactive workshop.
Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor March 2, 2021

Actors from London, England, Zoomed into 27 classes in seven different John Carroll departments last week. Each actor led dozens of students in virtual interactive workshops.  Supported by the Hopkins...

Photo courtesy of Uchechukwu Ike

Q&A with Black Students in Action

President Uchechukwu Ike '22 and member Hugh Brown ‘23 tell The Carroll News what the organization means to them.
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor February 26, 2021

Black Students in Action is one of the many cultural institutions at John Carroll University providing safe spaces for students of all backgrounds. During this time of mass uncertainty and social change,...

Campus Column: Comfort zones in the COVID era

Campus Column: Comfort zones in the COVID era

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor February 26, 2021

Comfort zones are the best. They are the places, people and environments in which we feel most ourselves and most safe. More times than not, our comfort zones become habitual and a part of our nature.  The...

Breaking: Academic VP Steven Herbert asks professors to take campus-wide day off

Kaitlin Ryan, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 26, 2021

The University administration is requesting that professors allow a day off from undergraduate instruction on Wednesday, March 3. The announcement came as a memo from Academic Vice President Steven Herbert...

The three snowmen Rajakovich, Mirmohamed and Minutello created.

February snowstorm brings JCU students into the cold

Ann Walsh, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Last week,JCU’s campus along with the rest of Cleveland received a winter surprise: a snowstorm which dumped 8-10 inches of snow. Due to the high volume of snow, JCU was remote on Tuesday, Feb. 16,...

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