Friday, May 27th, 2011

University of Windsor Invests $1.6 million In Students

University Students

The Strategic Priority Fund has already enabled a number of initiatives to improve curriculum.

The University of Windsor recently announced $1.6 million in new initiatives, as part of their strategic plan, called Thinking Forward, Taking Action.

“The strategic plan is shaping our University’s future and these funded projects will help us reach our vision of being a progressive student-centered university. The Strategic Priority Fund is working to align the University of Windsor’s operating budget with its strategic plan in a time of fiscal restraint,” said The University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman.

They have approved 31 projects for the coming budget year, such as:

  • A new graduate diploma in Advanced Practice Oncology/Palliative Care Nursing
  • A new Integrated Engineering and Arts undergraduate program
  • First year Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Chemistry/ Biochemistry students will be help with their transition to university
  • Exchange programs with China and Tanzania
  • More clinical placements for Music Therapy students
  • A new one-year Master of Biotechnology program

The Strategic Priority Fund has already enabled a number of initiatives to improve curriculum, enhance the student experience, promote research and build a basis for future developments in all aspects of university operations,” said Leo Groarke, Vice-President, Academic.

Schools mentioned: University of Windsor

Ryan Leclaire
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