University’s momentum in focus at Faculty Senate meeting

New academic resources and infrastructure, an unprecedented financial aid investment, faculty hiring, and student life enhancements were among the university accomplishments Stephen W. Director, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, presented to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday that demonstrate Northeastern’s improvement and growth in recent years.

Director highlighted a continued increase in incoming student applications, along with average SAT scores for the newest freshman class and the retention rate for first-year students rising to 1390 and to 96 percent, respectively, in the last year.

“The quality of the students keeps going up,” Director told the Senate at its …read more