Faculty & Academics

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Academic Leadership and Department Chairs

Learn about Case Western Reserve University's academic leadership and department chairs.

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Academic and Faculty Affairs

Academic Affairs provides leadership that supports student learning. Faculty Affairs is responsible for policies and procedures which have an impact on the lives of faculty members from appointment to retirement.

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Approvals and Governance for Academic Programs and Processes

Proposals for new academic offerings, modification to existing academic programs, or changes to procedures associated with the administration of academic offerings are to be reviewed and approved through a series of governance steps.

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Awards & Promotions

Case Western Reserve University recognizes members of its community with various awards to celebrate achievements in research, teaching, service and more.

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Diversity Executive Advisory Council (DEAC)

To help realize campus-wide diversity goals, Diversity Liaisons have been appointed in each school/college to serve on a Diversity Executive Advisory Council (DEAC) and work collaboratively with the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Engagement.

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Emeriti Academy

The Emeriti Academy fosters closer continuing relationships with emeriti faculty after they retire from full-time employment.

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Faculty Advancement

The Office of the Provost supports faculty through essential programming, educational and professional development, and support services for advancing CWRU's faculty in their pursuit of excellence in research, education, mentoring, and leadership.

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Faculty Senate

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has delegated certain powers to the University Faculty. All powers of the University Faculty, not otherwise reserved for the University Faculty itself, are exercised by the Faculty Senate

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Find Academic Spaces

The Spartan Reservation System can be used by students, faculty and staff to request rooms and services in a vast majority of buildings located at Case Western Reserve University. 

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Institutional Accreditation

CWRU receives its institutional level accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and was first accredited in 1913. 

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Outcome Assessment

Outcome Assessment provides valuable data to the university about student learning for the purpose of program improvement. Engaging in regular assessment also demonstrates to accrediting bodies that we have processes in place to ensure the quality and effectiveness of our educational programs, learning environments, and support services.

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Undergraduate Experience (CUE)

The Provost's Commission on the Undergraduate Experience (CUE) was formed in January 2016. This faculty-led effort sought to assess and improve undergraduate education and the residential campus experience.  The work of the CUE was instrumental in establishing the path forward for undergraduate education at CWRU.

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University Budget Committee

The University Budget Committee serves as an advisory body to the Provost and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is charged with oversight of the budgeting and forecasting model(s) and related processes, assumptions and activities.