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Teams from the Penn State University system and Santa Monica College received the 2019 Delphi Award, which includes $15,000 to continue their work supporting adjunct, contingent, and non-tenure-track faculty in promoting student success. Since 2012, AAC&U and the USC Pullias Center have partnered on the Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success to develop reports and resources, collect models, and conduct research and advocacy.
Harvard Business Review will host Lynn Pasquerella and Ahmad Hasnah, president of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, for a discussion of the importance of the liberal arts at a time when society is becoming increasingly global and technologically advanced. This live event will be held in New York City on September 17. Click here for more information or to register.
On September 19, AAC&U will host a webinar on emerging definitions of community, ongoing efforts to create inclusive pathways for engagement, and ways community-based practices can advance inclusive excellence. Titled “The Confounding Promise of Community: Why It Matters More Than Ever for Student Success,” this webinar is free for AAC&U members. Click here for more information or to register.
Proposals are due October 1 for AAC&U’s Diversity, Equity, and Student Success conference, “The Power of Collective Action,” to be held March 19–21 in New Orleans.
Stephenie Brooks-Maynard will join the AAC&U Office of Advancement and Member Engagement as senior director for membership, effective September 9. An experienced leader for membership and marketing in the education community, Brooks-Maynard currently serves as director of membership at the American Dental Education Association. She has served previously as associate director of marketing operations at Post University and as director of membership and marketing for the Airports Council International–North America.