Roger Whitaker, Dean, College of Professional Studies, and Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, was elected by the national membership of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) as President–elect for 2004 and President for 2005. In October, he delivered the keynote speech, "Why Be Bold?," at the UCEA Mid–Atlantic Regional Annual Conference, and, in January, presented a paper entitled "Creating Crosswalks: Competencies and Curricula" at the 2004 Workforce Development Forum, San Francisco, CA.
Read the announcement piece: "What Shall We Cause?" for the goals & initiatives of 2005–2006.
In January '04, CPS, on behalf of the GW Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, accepted the award of four Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) feasibility planning grants from the Ford and Sloan Foundations for development of innovative professional master's degree programs in the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.