The Observer

New provost previously focused on history, diversity initiatives

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

Ben Vinson III has been named the next Case Western Reserve University provost and Executive Vice President, a role currently held by William A. “Bud” Baeslack III. Vinson’s transition into office will occur on July 2, following the culmination of his tenure at George Washington University (GWU) as ...

Commission finalizing proposal for undergraduate experience

Dylan Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

The Provost’s Commission on the Undergraduate Experience (CUE) is in the process of writing a final report which will identify changes made to its Case Western Reserve University undergraduate experience initiative. CUE, formed in January 2016 by Provost William A. “Bud” Baeslack III, is “a...

University appoints new provost

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

March 23, 2018

Case Western Reserve University has named Ben Vinson III the new provost and executive vice president. According to current provost W.A “Bud” Baeslack III, the responsibilities of the position include “that of chief academic officer, which, at [CWRU], includes oversight of academic and research...

Provost presents on increased tuition and CWRU’s expenses

Ashley Chan, Public Relations Manager

February 12, 2016

Students and faculty gathered in Strosacker Auditorium with Provost W. A. “Bud” Baeslack for Pizza with the Provost on Friday, Feb. 4, to hear about updates to Case Western Reserve University’s initiatives and discuss tuition and room and board rates for the 2016-2017 academic year. Baeslack...

Ten years after its creation, SAGES program under review

The Provost’s Commission of Undergraduate Experience will be reviewing the SAGES program to determine whether it is living up to its original purpose.

Celia Wan, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

When English Professor Michael Clune started college as a first generation college student, he wanted to be a lawyer. However, after being exposed to various courses under his school’s distribution requirements, he felt that a whole new world was open to him. “It felt like freedom,” Clune says...

On its way up

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2015

Big changes are coming to Case Western Reserve University this upcoming academic year. Unfortunately, though, big changes come with big price tags. Provost and Executive Vice President William “Bud” Baeslack updated a small audience in Strosacker Auditorium on Feb. 6 about his proposed initiatives...

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