More than 680 graduates will cross the stage of the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday to have their degrees conferred in separate ceremonies that feature addresses from prominent identities in the creative industries.
The teaching of languages, the profile and suitability of the Bachelor of Arts degree, and government policies that might impact on humanities and social science disciplines were among topics canvassed by academic leaders in the arts at the Manawatū campus last week.
The consultation process for the University's new strategic plan has been under way since May 19, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas holding forums with staff, student representatives and other stakeholders. More than 50 submissions from students, staff and alumni have been received already.
A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.
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Last updated on Tuesday 31 January 2017