Between continued construction across campus, providing the human resource, police, ITS, physical facilities and auxiliary service operations of the University, and participating in the Road Map strategic planning process, the Division of Administration continued to keep Binghamton University running throughout the fall semester. We encourage you to read about some of our specific projects in this report.
The fourth quarter of 2012 was a busy one for the Division of Academic Affairs, as new initiatives were launched, we added to our international partnerships, and our support for students was supplemented by new or renewed grant funding. In this report, you can read about these efforts and our plans for determining where we will have focused growth to support excellence over the next four years.
There was much to celebrate this fall: the successful end to our second comprehensive gifts campaign, Homecoming 2012 and the strong support the Division of External Affairs provides for Binghamton University's communications efforts to all of our audiences on the Web, with the media and to the campus. Learn about the many initiatives of the division here.
The Division of Research is dedicated to fostering a rich environment for innovation and entrepreneurship, on campus and beyond. This dedication is evident in our involvement in plans for a new high-technology incubator to be built in downtown Binghamton as well as in our Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum Program. Two of our faculty inventors recently received funding from the state’s Technology Accelerator Fund and we continue to see above-average levels of industry support for our research.
Family Weekend was certainly a highlight of the fall for the Division of Student Affairs, but there is always plenty happening, even without 4,000 family members visiting campus! Read about the many ways we prepare students for success — and the ways our students support us — in this report.
With the volleyball team leading the way, the Department of Athletics made its mark on campus, at the Division I level and in the local community this fall. Whether it was on the courts or in the classroom, Binghamton's student-athletes are making a difference. Read about their accomplishments, and the accomplishments of some of our alumni in this report.