Here is some good news, just in time for the holidays: In October, Middlebury president Ron Liebowitz submitted a substantive change request to AACSB.  This request described the planned academic reorganization at MIIS in the context of integration with Middlebury.  This week, we received notification from AACSB that that our re-accreditation process can continue as […]

One of the highlights of the annual MIIS faculty and staff holiday party is the announcement of recipients of the Institute’s Above and Beyond Awards. As described in the Employee Handbook, The Above and Beyond Award was established in 2006 to recognize employees of the Institute who go above and beyond the normal duties of […]

Just as we have done at the Monterey Institute, Middlebury College has communicated to members of its community the economic context in which it is operating in these challenging times.  The remarks and powerpoint presentations delivered by President Ron Liebowitz and CFO Patrick Norton are available on the Middlebury web site.

On Tuesday, December 16, the City of Monterey City Council honored MIIS President Clara Yu for her accomplishments over the past three years.  Later, at the annual faculty and staff holiday party, colleagues paid tribute to Clara and wished Clara and John a fond and regretful farewell.  Thanks, Clara, for everything, from all of us!

Now that we have the capability of posting email messages to all faculty and staff simultaneously through Exchange/Outlook, we would like to suggest some guidelines to make sure that this capability is used to greatest effect to convey those messages that are truly of community-wide interest and importance. The following guidelines are adapted from those […]

Come and open your mind to the possibilities of using new forms of media to bring your story and the stories of MIIS to the world. This Friday, December 12, at 3:30 in Kade, Innovation Consulting will present their findings and recommendations on how MIIS can implement a new broadcasting movement to build community, break […]

On December the 3rd about 40 Monterey Institute community members were given a chance to inform themselves more thoroughly and discuss about the ongoing conflict in South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The two-hour event hosted by the MIIS Conflict Resolution Association featured in addition to speakers from our own university also a foreign guest- Mr. Andrey […]

Fifty staff members met Thursday afternoon in Irvine auditorium to initiate discussion about providing an ongoing and sustained voice for staff at the Monterey Institute. The meeting was facilitated by Provost Amy Sands, but was quickly turned over to break-out groups of staff members who brainstormed possible approaches to representation. There was broad interest in […]

Contribute to a community-wide perspective on big issues: academic excellence, interdisciplinary synergies, Monterey Way 2.0 teaching and learning, student-centered services, “one MIIS.” Identify and prioritize tasks that need to be accomplished in a semester-long planning process. What: Half day planning retreats in support of administrative reorganization Who: Faculty, Staff and Students – choose one or […]

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