campus partner(s)

Oberlin College

Allegheny College

Denison University

Kenyon College

Ohio Wesleyan University

and The College of Wooster






Faculty Planning and Curricular Coherence

award date


project director

Joyce Babyak

The Five Colleges of Ohio

Grant Summary

$280,000 over 36 months for the partnering institutions to offer structured ways for students to complete general education requirements and to strengthen advising so students develop a coherent understanding of their educational experiences. First, the institutions will review their general education requirements and revise or create structured pathways through their curricula. Second, the y will explore possibilities to harness technology to identify curricular connections within each institution’s curriculum and across the curricula of the six partners. Finally, the institutions will develop forms of integrative advising and strategic use of portfolios to enhance students’ abilities to synthesize and reflect on their overall educational experiences.