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  • The Millikin Fund for Student Scholarships | Millikin University
    Goodheart Event Lindsay Medallion Founder s Day Quarterly News Articles Weddings Memorials Digital Quarterly Order Back Issues Get Involved Alumni Association Volunteer Regional Clubs Refer a Student Make a Gift Ways to Give Millikin Fund Transform MU Big Blue Club Patrons Society Planned Giving About Mission Vision Meet the Staff FAQs Search The Millikin Fund for Student Scholarships Alumni Friends You are here Home Make a Gift The Millikin Fund for Student Scholarships Gifts to The Millikin Fund for Student Scholarships help ensure a quality education for students who might otherwise be unable to afford to attend the university Each dollar given to The Millikin Fund for Student Scholarships makes a difference and gifts of any amount are appreciated You can even double or triple the impact of your gift to this important fund if you or your spouse work for or are retired from a matching gift company Check with your company s personnel office to be sure A good investment It costs Millikin just 11 cents to raise a dollar well under the national average of 25 cents spent to raise a dollar by schools similar to Millikin That means 89 cents of each dollar donated to Millikin goes directly to benefit our students Most importantly our students are a good investment too Each year within six months after graduation more than 95 percent of our graduates secure jobs or enter graduate professional schools Your gift matters Thanks to the support of donors like you MU students are given these Performance Learning opportunities and more Biology students gained practical experience in veterinary research at the Illinois Raptor Center Information Systems students developed a database application for BRE Law a local law firm Student run businesses like Blue Connection Blue Satellite Press Carriage House Press and First Step Records

    Original URL path: http://www.millikin.edu/alumni-friends/give/millikin-fund (2016-02-17)
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  • Big Blue Club | Millikin University
    Make a Gift Ways to Give Millikin Fund Transform MU Big Blue Club Patrons Society Planned Giving About Mission Vision Meet the Staff FAQs Search Stay Connected Submit Your News Alumni Activities Survey Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Shop Millikin Events Alumni Calendar Alumni Awards Homecoming Goodheart Event Lindsay Medallion Founder s Day Quarterly News Articles Weddings Memorials Digital Quarterly Order Back Issues Get Involved Alumni Association Volunteer Regional Clubs Refer a Student Make a Gift Ways to Give Millikin Fund Transform MU Big Blue Club Patrons Society Planned Giving About Mission Vision Meet the Staff FAQs Search Big Blue Club Millikin s Booster Club for Athletics You are here Home Make a Gift Big Blue Club Greetings Big Blue fans I am honored to play a role in MU s proud tradition of Big Blue athletics I have been privileged to witness firsthand our student athletes striving for excellence on the field and in the classroom The athletic department s mission is to create meaningful and enjoyable student athlete experiences What they do in the arena of competition is ideal preparation for their lives after college Performance learning is alive and well for competitive athletes at Millikin Participation in university level sports is an enriching method of personal development and is enhanced by the additional funding support provided by members of the Big Blue Club I hope you will consider joining the club to help make our students athletic endeavors a rewarding and successful part of their college experience Thank you for your continued support and GO BIG BLUE Craig White Ph D Director of Athletics JOIN TODAY WISH LIST MEMBERSHIP ROSTER Benefits Weekly Big Blue Beat with team updates records and stories Monthly BluePrint with spotlight stories on current athletes coaches alumni athletes and BBC members Special events

    Original URL path: http://www.millikin.edu/bbc (2016-02-17)
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  • Patrons Society | Millikin University
    Medallion Founder s Day Quarterly News Articles Weddings Memorials Digital Quarterly Order Back Issues Get Involved Alumni Association Volunteer Regional Clubs Refer a Student Make a Gift Ways to Give Millikin Fund Transform MU Big Blue Club Patrons Society Planned Giving About Mission Vision Meet the Staff FAQs Search Patrons Society Alumni Friends You are here Home Make a Gift Patrons Society The society s mission is to bring together the university and individuals who believe in the promotion and support of the fine and performing arts and the student artists at Millikin The society works closely with the College of Fine Arts Alumni and Development Office and alumni and parents in promoting Millikin s fine arts and holding fundraising activities to support Millikin s student artists Patrons Society Benefits Society members receive regular updates about upcoming programs advance notice of special ticket offers and invitations to lectures and receptions Members are also invited to special events held in conjunction with appearances by MU fine arts students and alumni in venues around the country Join Us Membership in the Patrons Society is offered at a variety of levels 25 50 75 100 250 500 750 1 000 JOIN TODAY WISH LIST MEMBERSHIP ROSTER The Patrons Society Supports Academic Department Support Patrons may also designate their gifts in support of a specific academic department within the College of Fine Arts including the Art Department School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance Activities made possible in the past included senior art shows special guest lectures and guest designers for the Department of Theatre and Dance Guest Artists Special Projects Among the guest artists who have conducted master classes and workshops on campus are Joe Machota 93 former Mamma Mia Broadway cast member Alan Held 81 internationally known opera singer Bill

    Original URL path: http://www.millikin.edu/patrons-society (2016-02-17)
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  • About Millikin | Millikin University
    Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit About Millikin You are here Home About Millikin Welcome to Millikin University Millikin is an independent four year university that is privately funded and has an enrollment of approximately 2 200 students in traditional and non traditional undergraduate and graduate degree programs Located in Decatur Illinois you will quickly discover that the signature of a Millikin education is a unique experience we like to call Performance Learning Since its founding more than 110 years ago Millikin has operated under the philosophy of providing an education that combines theory with practice While this was a radical idea at the time we know today that practice is not enough Today s students must perform their knowledge in order to be truly prepared for a successful career after college Through immersive experiences such as internships co teaching running a business presenting research to experts and performing in front of audiences students find new ways to live out their learning and reap the rewards of their hard work The Result Millikin students graduate with the experience and confidence to succeed In 2014 96 of graduates gained employment or entry to graduate or professional schools within six months of graduation Strategic Plan 2013 About Mission Values MU History Past Presidents Commitment to Diversity Accreditation NCATE Accreditation Overview Conceptual Framework Vision Mission Philosophy Purposes Outcomes Knowledge Base Proficiencies Assessment System Reference List Knowledge Skills Dispositions Content Knowledge Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Skills Professional and Pedagogical Knowledge and Skills Student Learning Other School Professionals Professional Dispositions for All Candidates Assessment System Unit Evaluation Assessment Data Collection Use of Data Field Clinical Practice Collaboration Field Clinical Practice Candidate Proficiencies Diversity Curriculum Faculty Candidates P 12 Students Faculty Qualifications Teaching

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  • Mission and Values | Millikin University
    President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Mission and Values You are here Home About At A Glance Mission and Values Mission To deliver on the promise of education Millikin University has been true to its founding vision for 100 years Our students learn through real world projects that reinforce classroom experiences help develop practical skills and express the University s responsibility to the community They learn to see connections with other academic disciplines to demonstrate the diversity of human experience the interactions between technology and society And they learn about themselves and others developing a respect for differences and for the dignity of all At Millikin we prepare students for Professional success Democratic citizenship in a global environment A personal life of meaning and value Our vision Millikin University is the national leader in Performance Learning Our values At Millikin University we value Commitment to the discovery of knowledge Civil debate Passion and enthusiasm Dignity and respect for individuals A diverse and inclusive community Integrity and responsibility Advancement of the greater good About Mission Values MU History Past Presidents Commitment to Diversity Accreditation NCATE Accreditation Overview Conceptual Framework Vision Mission Philosophy Purposes Outcomes Knowledge Base Proficiencies Assessment System Reference List Knowledge Skills Dispositions Content Knowledge Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Skills Professional and Pedagogical Knowledge and Skills Student Learning Other School Professionals Professional Dispositions for All Candidates Assessment System Unit Evaluation Assessment Data Collection Use of Data Field Clinical Practice Collaboration Field Clinical Practice Candidate Proficiencies Diversity Curriculum Faculty Candidates P 12 Students Faculty Qualifications Teaching Scholarship Service Evaluation Professional Development Unit Governance Resources Unit

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  • MU History | Millikin University
    Millikin a moderately wealthy farmer in Western Pennsylvania His grandfather came from Ireland as a Scotch Irish Presbyterian in 1771 His mother was of Dutch origin whose ancestors came to America in the seventeenth century James Millikin would later name Van Dyke Street in northwest Decatur in her honor around 1880 Little is really known about his childhood As a farm boy James helped drive herds of steers to New York City In the fall of 1846 he matriculated in Washington College now Washington and Jefferson College Washington Pennsylvania It was while attending Washington that he made the vow to found an institution of learning if ever he were able to fit youth for occupations The lure of the west called James and in 1849 he accompanied his father on a sheep drive into Indiana and again in 1850 to Danville Illinois During the winter of 1850 he was at Wabash College although records are unclear as to what he studied or how long Returning to Pennsylvania in 1851 for more sheep he again drove them to Danville with a partner named McFarland During the 1850 s James continued to increase his flocks and herds He rented many farms for grazing and was called the cattle king of the Prairie State He also started purchasing real estate most of it from public domain In 1856 James Millikin arrived in Decatur where he continued in his livestock and real estate dealings On January 1 1857 he married Anna Bernice Aston daughter of the Rev Samuel M Aston pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Mount Zion since 1855 Mr Aston was pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Ten Mile Pennsylvania when James was in his early teens and Anna and her sister Nancy had been educated in Washington Female Seminary in Washington James Millikin entered the banking business in 1860 placing his board J Millikin Co in front of the building that was formerly home to the Railroad Bank which had recently failed He gradually reduced his livestock holdings and devoted his interests to real estate and banking with some investments into local industry He assisted in the organization of the Union Iron Works serving as its president as well as the Decatur Coal Company His bank became the largest banking institution in Illinois outside of Chicago In 1897 he reorganized his bank as the Millikin National Bank of Decatur He served on various boards in the city including as member of the Board of Supervisors and as an Alderman While he ran for State Senator a distrust of banks that was prominent in the Middle West defeated him In 1876 he built a house at Pine and West Main Streets in Decatur Following the founding of the university Mr Millikin continued in his banking business until his death on March 2 1909 in Orlando Florida Mrs Millikin died on July 29 1913 To the city of Decatur she left her early benefaction the Anna B Millikin Home for aged women

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  • Employment | Millikin University
    time tenure track Assistant Professor in the field of general education with a preferred emphasis in science commencing August 2016 The School of Education is committed to excellence in teacher education and science education and will recruit a candidate who shares an enthusiasm for learner centered inquiry active and engaged teaching collaboration with others and a commitment to K 12 and post secondary learners Read More Assistant Professor Art Therapy Millikin University s Art Department seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in Art Therapy Salary competitive Position begins August 2016 Read More Assistant Women s Volleyball Coach Intern Division of Enrollment Athletics Job Description Position Title Assistant Women s Volleyball Coach Intern Department Athletics FLSA Internship Working Relationships Reports to Head Women s Volleyball Coach Read More Director of International Recruitment Division of Enrollment Marketing Job Description Position Title Director of International Recruitment Department Office of Admission FLSA Category Exempt Working Relationships Reports to Dean of Admission Works Closely with Admission Academics Student Financial Services Center for International Education English Language Center Read More Associate Director of Annual Giving Division of Alumni and Development Job Description Position Title Associate Director of Annual Giving Department Alumni Development FLSA Category Exempt Working Relationships Reports to Director of Development Millikin Fund Works Closely with Alumni Development staff individual donors student workers Read More Adjunct Graduate Professor Adjunct Graduate Professor Millikin University The Tabor School of Business is seeking an Adjunct Graduate Professor to teach the marketing course in our Executive MBA program The course is delivered one evening per week for ten consecutive weeks running from mid April to the end of June The class is composed of 20 motivated working professionals with an average of ten years work experience A Ph D with In field work experience would be a good fit for the program Read More Assistant Professor Applied Guitar Millikin University s School of Music invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Applied Guitar to begin August 2016 Competitive salary Responsibilities include coordinating guitar area teaching applied guitar coaching guitar ensembles other areas per qualifications participating in recruitment advising and faculty governance Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated vision and leadership are essential Read More Security Officer Dispatcher Division of Finance and Business Affairs Job Description Position Title Security Officer Dispatcher Department Public Safety FLSA Hourly Non exempt Working Relationships Reports to Security and Parking Coordinator Security Team Leaders Works Closely with Campus community regional and local law enforcement fire department Directly Supervises None Read More Residential Communities Coordinator Division of Enrollment Job Description Position Title Residential Communities Coordinator Department Residence Life FLSA Category Exempt Working Relationships Reports to Director of Residence Life Works Closely with Residence Life Professional and Para professional Staff and Students Directly Supervises Para professional residence hall staff Read More Part time Faculty Opportunity School of Education Millikin University and the School of Education seeks highly qualified adjunct instructors for a variety of subjects for the 2015 2016 academic year We are interested in candidates whose

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  • Accreditation | Millikin University
    President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Accreditation You are here Home About At A Glance Accreditation University Accreditation Status Millikin University has been accredited since 1914 by what is now the Higher Learning Commission A commission of the North Central Association The most recent reaffirmation of HLC accreditation was 2006 2007 including the Higher Learning Commission s Statement of Affiliation Status for Millikin University For further information regarding Millikin s HLC accreditation contact the Higher Learning Commission at 230 South LaSalle Street Suite 7 500 Chicago Illinois 60604 1411 You may also reach them by phone at 312 263 0456 Specialized accreditation In addition to being accredited by the Higher Learning Commission several programs hold discipline specific accreditations The School of Music in the College of Fine Arts is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music The Athletic Training Education program in the Exercise Science Sport Department within the College of Professional Studies is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE The School of Education in the College of Professional Studies is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education The School of Nursing in the College of Professional Studies holds accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing and its Master of Science in Nursing programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education The Millikin University and Decatur Memorial Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs COA 222 S Prospect Ave Park Ridge IL 60068 847 655 1160 The program s next review by the

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