Record Keeping

Academic advisors should keep an active file on each advisee. Upon a change of major, the file may be forwarded to the new advisor. The file may contain the following materials and information:

  • Student’s name, identification number, local and home addresses, phone numbers;
  • Intended major, minor, and career interests;
  • Copy of transfer credit evaluation forms;
  • Copy of transcripts and mid-semester grade reports, if applicable;
  • Copy of all forms processed by student, such as student request forms;
  • Academic Probation Advisory;
  • Notes on conferences held with student

In Plymouth Magazine

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Coach for a Day

Dean of the First-Year Experience Mark Fischler is a professor, mentor, and friend to countless students. But this past September, he was also a coach for the Panther football team.

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Giving Back Is Its Own Reward

Servant Leadership: The Key to Business and Success » By most measures, Colin Graham ’01 is a success. But giving back to his alma mater, including the endowment of a university scholarship, provides an opportunity to display the type of leadership that defines him best. Graham counts success as finding whatever feeds one’s heart and […]

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The Best Job Perk Ever

 An Interview with Donald Hall ■ Diane Jeffrey ’97, Director of the Silver Center for the Arts When I tell people that I am director of PSU’s Silver Center for the Arts, they often say “That sounds like fun!” Not only do I confirm their suspicions, I often tell them about the fascinating people I […]