Monterey Institute faculty, staff, and students are all invited to join President Designate Sunder Ramaswamy for an initial discussion about the MIIS reorganization planning process on Thursday, November 13, 2008. The agenda of the meeting will be to share guiding principles, expected outcomes, and indicative timeline with the MIIS community, including how the community will […]

Addressing faculty and staff at the fourth Town Meeting of the semester on October 28, President Clara Yu reported on Board actions regarding administrative reorganization and delivered several pieces of good news for employees that came out of the recent Board of Trustees meeting: Faculty and staff salary increases will be implemented on January 1.  […]

The following message was sent to the Institute community on Friday. To the members of the Monterey Institute community, At its meeting this morning, the Board of Trustees of the Monterey Institute of International Studies unanimously approved the following resolution regarding reorganization of the academic administration. RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees approves the following academic administrative […]

There are still a few places left in “Engaging Change,” a staff development workshop series planned for November and December.  If you are interested in learning new skills that will help you to navigate the currents of organizational change, join your colleagues for this four-session series sponsored by Human Resources, and led by Dr. Paul […]

On October 9, a group of faculty and administrators participated in a conference call with Jerry Trapnell, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer of AACSB.  This call was arranged by President Clara Yu to discuss the changes underway at the Institute and to identify the reporting requirements for AACSB’s accreditation process. This action was […]

As a community, the Monterey Institute is experiencing change on many levels, from integration with Middlebury to the reorganization of schools and services within the Institute. At the same time, as a society, we are facing  economic dislocations and uncertainty about the future of everything from the planet to our retirement accounts. Change can be […]

GSTI invites translation and interpreting researchers, trainers, practitioners and students to submit papers for the 2009 Monterey Forum on “Principles and Practices of Assessment in the Training of Translators and Interpreters.” The FORUM will take place April 3-4, 2009. We invite papers addressing assessment practiced in translator and interpreter training programs, including the assessment of: […]

The Teaching & Learning Collaborative and the Digital Media Commons are excited to release our joint logo at an interactive, learning-centered, multimedia, cupcake infused, pinata busting Open House event. DATE: Thursday, October 16, 2008 TIME: 12-2pm LOCATION: Kade Building, Upstairs The Open House Program will feature collaborative ‘huddles’ highlighting faculty, staff, and student conversations, projects, […]

The Office of Student Services, in conjunction with Peter Shaw and other student and staff facilitators, will host an International Education Day on Friday, November 21st.  Our mission is to celebrate the benefits of international education and foster interest in international education in the younger generation.  We will do this by introducing and exposing a […]

Have you Moved?

October 10, 2008 | Leave a Comment

If you have moved your office, or changed your home address, please be sure to notify HR, so that you will not miss important communications.

A new Classroom Services/Grounds organization has been established, with responsibility for the appearance of the classrooms and common areas, event set-up, and campus landscaping.  Marty Goss, who has been the Security Account Manager on campus for the past 18 months, has been selected as the Classroom Services/Grounds Supervisor. Marty is knowledgeable about Institute facilities and […]

In an effort to increase communication, collaboration and transparency, we have created a website to hold all the resources for the structural change and planning process here at MIIS.  The website includes the videos made by the students, the memos to the community, the strategic planning process (including the student group findings in 2006), Monterey […]

New tools for spatial thinking, and for analyzing and visualizing spatial data, are indispensible for 21st century professionals.  On November 10, TLC will host a presentation by Diana Stuart Sinton, Director of Spatial Curriculum and Research at the University of Redlands, on “New Ways to Map a Changing World.”  Diana headed a national initiative to […]

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Edy Rhodes to the Monterey Institute’s Career Development Advising Team! Edy Rhodes, new Career Development Officer for GSIPS, recently earned her graduate degree from San Francisco State University (SFSU) in Career Counseling where her intercultural focus was on East Asian international students.  She had two internships as part of […]

If you haven’t seen the “reborn” Foghorn student newsblog, it’s worth a look.  In fact, it’s worth an RSS subscription!  Recent post include: * A “spotlight” piece on Sunder Ramaswamy, in which he talks candidly about his vision for the Institute * An open letter to faculty from the “Queers and Peers” group. This article […]

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