SIUE Chancellor Furst-Bowe Touts Successes, Points to Future


Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe gave her annual State of the University address this morning to the campus community. She reflected upon many accomplishments during the past year, expressed optimism over the state of the institution and also acknowledged the challenges that are ahead.

From the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom, Furst-Bowe greeted a crowd of nearly 500. See the video.

Furst-Bowe recounted the Universitys most recent recognitions. This month, U.S.News & World Report ranked SIUE among the best Regional Universities Midwest for the 11th consecutive year, remaining in the top 50 in the overall rankings and standing 11th overall among public universities in that category.

The latest U.S. News rankings came just after recognition by Washington Monthly in August that SIUE has climbed into the Top 40 for masters universities in the nation. SIUE is first among all masters institutions in Illinois on the national magazines list.

She acknowledged the record freshman class of 2,126 students. Those first-year students contributed to a record full-time undergraduate student body of 10,979 students or 220 (two percent) more full-time students than one year ago. Overall enrollment grew to 13,972 or one percent (122 students) more than last fall.

Among the other high points, Furst-Bowe reported that SIUE received 185 external awards totaling $ 34.9 million in FY14 and 84 research awards totaling more than $ 5 million.

The chancellor also focused on the Higher Learning Commissions accreditation visit in March. The Quality Check-Up Report indicated thart SIUE provided strong, clear and well-presented evidence for the Criteria for Accreditation and Core Components.

Furst-Bowe pointed proudly toward SIUEs increasingly diverse campus as approximately one-quarter of the student body is now comprised of minority and international students. A significant element is a record international enrollment that has reached 420 students, the first time in 10 years that international enrollment surpassed 400.

Sustainability continues to be a focus as SIUE received a bronze rating from STARS (Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Ratings System) for its accomplishments in campus sustainability.

Among the challenges noted by Furst-Bowe, first is the continuing decline of state support as appropriations have declined nearly $ 10 million in the past five years. She praised faculty and staff for their commitment to effectiveness and efficiency while managing tightened budgets.

Despite the budget challenges, Furst-Bowe pointed to new initiatives funded for FY15 including:

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Singapore (PRWEB) September 18, 2014

Agoda.com, one of Asias leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), today announced executive changes.

Agoda.com announced the promotion of John Wroughton Brown to Chief Operating Officer of Agoda Company Pte. Ltd., effective immediately. Mr. Brown has been with Agoda.com for four years. He previously held the position of Chief Product Officer. In his new role, Mr. Brown will take on additional oversight of Agoda.coms worldwide marketing and supplier operations, reporting to Robert Rosenstein, a co-founder of the company and its Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Brown holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. in finance from the Wharton School. John Brown has been instrumental in building the organization and infrastructure that powers Agoda.com’s systems, workflows, and products, said Mr. Rosenstein. Agoda.com today is an online hotel reservations company that spans over 25 countries and continues to scale. I look forward to working with John in this new role. Previously, Mr. Brown was a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group in Boston and Bangkok, as well as economic advisor to the Minister of Commerce and Industry for the Government of Afghanistan.

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In 2002, gasoline engines across China stopped the use of carburetor and entered the era of electronic injection. Currently, this industry has developed into a market characteristic of mature product technologies and full competition, where such players enjoy large shares, as United Automotive Electronic Systems Co.,Ltd, Delphi (China), Bosch, Dongguan Keihin Engine Management System Co.,Ltd. and Mitsubishi Electric Auto Parts (China).

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5. Key Companies

5.2 Delphi

5.3 Denso

5.3.5 Shanghai Denso Fuel Injection Co.,Ltd

5.5 Continental

5.6 Keihin

5.7 Magneti Marelli

5.8 Hirschvogel

5.9 Weifu High-technology Group Co., Ltd.

5.10 Shanxi Yuci XinTianDi Engine Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

5.11 Nanyue Fuel Injection Systems Co.,Ltd.

5.12 ASIMCO Tianwei Fuel Injection Equipment Stock Co., Ltd.

5.13 Chengdu Tianxing Instrument And Meter Co.,Ltd.

5.14 Longkou Jinda Fuel Injection Equipment Co., Ltd

5.15 China Heavy Duty Truck Group Chongqing Fuel System Co.,Ltd.

5.16 LONGBENG Enterprise Group

5.17 Shandong Xinya Industrial Co.,Ltd

5.18 Shandong Kangda Group Co.,Ltd.

5.19 Chengdu WIT Electronic Fuel System Co.,Ltd.

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