Annual Meeting Preliminary Program

The following is a listing of sessions and speakers only.  It is a work-in-progress and updated regularly.  The Final Program will include descriptions of each session.

 

NETWORKING BREAKFAST FOR WOMEN FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS
Thursday, January 25, 7:00-8:30 am

MENTORSHIP AND LEARNING: Thoughts on Paolo Friere in the 21st Century

Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH,  Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief Medical Officer of Partners In Health (PIH)

 

NETWORKING BREAKFAST:  PEDAGOGY AND THE "BIG QUESTIONS"
Engaging Global Perspectives and Issues In and Outside of the Classroom

Thursday, January 25, 7:00-8:30 am

 

OPENING PLENARY
Thursday, January 25, 8:45-10:15 am

IDENTITY MATTERS: Realizing the American Dream

An open discussion moderated by AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella with:

Linda Martín Alcoff, Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and The CUNY Graduate Center, and author of The Future of Whiteness

Naomi M. Barry-Pérez, Director of the Civil Rights Center for the US Department of Labor

Tamara Draut, Vice President for Policy and Research at Demos, and author of Sleeping Giant: How America’s New Working Class Will Transform America

Wes Moore, CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, and author of The Other Wes Moore and The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters.

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 10:30-11:45 am

From Troubled Teen to Rhodes Scholar: The Transformative Power of Education

Wes Moore, CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, decorated Army combat veteran, and author of The Other Wes Moore (2010) and The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters (2015)

 

8th Annual Ernest L. Boyer Award

Nudges, the Learning Economy and a New 3Rs:  Redesigning for Student Relationships, Resilience, and Reflection

José Antonio Bowen, President, Goucher College

The Boyer Award is presented by the New American Colleges and Universities

 

From Curriculum To Community: Encouraging Faculty and Students To Change The World

Jan Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles

Nurcan Atalan-Helicke, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Skidmore College

Phong Le, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Goucher College

S. Alexandra (Alex) Picard, Associate Professor of Theatre, New England College

Lynne Steuerle Schofield, Associate Professor of Statistics, Swarthmore College

 

Pathways to Flourishing for First-Generation College Students

Julie Owen, Associate Professor, Leadership Studies, George Mason University

Graziella McCarron, Assistant Professor – School of Integrative Studies, George Mason University

Misty Krell, Director of Student Services, George Mason University

 

How Centers for Teaching and Learning Can Influence Campus Culture on Emerging Educational Trends

Donna M. Qualters, Director, Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, Associate Professor or Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University

Annie Soisson, Senior Associate Director, Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, Tufts University

Stacy Grooters, Director of Faculty Programs, Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College

Cristina Mirshekari,  Director for Teaching and Learning Technologies, Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College

This session is presented by the POD Network

 

Let the Circle Be Unbroken: Learning Outcomes and Public Trust

Paul Gaston, Trustees Professor Emeritus, Kent State University Kent Campus

Belle Wheelan, President, Southern Assoc of Colleges and Schools Comission on Colleges

C. Edward Watson, Associate Vice President, Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives, AAC&U

Aaron Thompson, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

            

Connecting Liberal Education with Life, Work, and Citizenship

Ann Vendrely, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Governors State University

Elaine Maimon, President, Governors State University

Colleen Sexton, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Governors State University

Deborah Bordelon, Provost, Governors State University

Ellen Walsh, Associate Professor of History, Governors State University

 

Connecting Pedagogies: Graduate Education and Undergraduate Pedagogy

James Grossman, Executive Director, American Historical Association, American Historical Association

Paula Krebs, Executive Director, Modern Language Association

Judith Shapiro, President, Teagle Foundation

Steven Mintz, Director of the University of Texas System's Institute for Transformational Learning, University of Texas System

Natalie Mendoza, Postdoctorate Research Associate, University of Colorado, Boulder

            

COPLACDigital: Digital Liberal Arts and the Power of a Consortium

Moderator: Ellen Holmes Pearson, Professor of History, University of North Carolina Asheville

Mary Beth Mathews, Professor of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, University of Mary Washington

Kenneth Owen, Assistant Professor of History, University of Illinois Springfield

Jonas Chang, Student, Truman State University

Kodey Springate, Graduate Student, Truman State University

This session is presented by the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC)

                  

The Grand Purpose of Higher Education:  Building a Policy Context for Civic Education and Engagement

Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor & Special Assistant to the Chancellor for P-20 Education, University System of Maryland

Deb Moriarty, Vice President for Student Affairs, Towson University

Timothy Chandler, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Towson University

             

A Portrait of Assessment that Supports Student Success

Natasha Jankowski, Director, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

George Kuh, Senior Scholar, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Jillian Kinzie, Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Pat Hutchings, Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

NILOA website

              

Faculty and Curricular & Co-Curricular Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Robbin Chapman, Associate Provost and Academic Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Lecturer of Education, Wellesley College

Miriam Feldblum, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students and Professor of Politics, Pomona College

Dana Hamdan, Associate Dean of Students, Oberlin College & Conservatory

Liza Cariage-Lo, former Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity, and Inclusion, Brown University

Darryl Yong, Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, and Director of the Claremont Colleges Center for Teaching and Learning

             

Campus Freedom of Speech: The Need for Coordinated Efforts from Boards, Institutional Leaders, and Faculty

Jonathan Alger, President, James Madison University

Jeffrey B. Trammel, Rector Emeritus, College of William and Mary

Mary Kennard Smith, Vice President and General Counsel (Retired), American University

Deborah M. Seymour, Vice President for Programs and Research, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

AGB Resources:

Fostering Civil Discourse

Free Speech, Not a Free For All

Report, Free Speech

             

Less Is More: Data-Driven Strategies for Reducing Faculty Workload

Kiernan Mathews, Executive Director and Principal Investigator, The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, Harvard University

Lisa Sullivan, Dean of the Faculty, Harvey Mudd College

Beau Breslin, Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Skidmore College

Amy Marcus-Newhall, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Scripps College

 

ACAD SESSION:
Liberal Education and Preparation for Career and Life: Is General Education a Help or a Hurdle?

Mark Schneider, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College; Sharon Hansen, Interim Director of Career and Professional Development; and Nathan Rein, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, all from Ursinus College; Robert McKinney, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs: Faculty Affairs, and Professor of Architecture; Jordan Kellman, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Professor of History; and Pearson Cross, Chair of the General Education Committee, Associate Dean of Liberal Arts, and Professor of Political Science, all from University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

NETWORKING LUNCHEON FOR FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS OF COLOR
Thursday, January 25, 11:45 AM–1:15 PM

WHEN CORE VALUES COLLIDE: Diversity, Inclusion, and Free Speech

Pareena Lawrence, President of Hollins University

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 1:30-2:30 pm          

Learning-Outcomes Assessment at a Large Research-Intensive University

Elaine Marchello, Assistant Director, Assessment, University of Arizona

Ingrid Novodvorsky, Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, University of Arizona

Melissa Helvey, Director, Campus Solutions, Taskstream-Tk20

This session is sponsored by Taskstream-Tk20

 

SEMINAR
Building Community and Teaching the Whole Student for Achieving Student Success and an Inclusive, Dialogic Campus Climate

David Schoem, Director, Michigan Community Scholars Program, University of Michigan

Joseph A. Galura, Director of Project Community, University of Michigan

 

College Quality and the American Dream: Shaping Narratives for Increased Public Engagement

Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Strategic Engagement, Lumina Foundation

Kirk Karapezza, Managing Editor and Reporter, WGBH

       

Getting More of LEAP’s Meaningful Outcomes: Inside the Instructional “Black Box”

Penny MacCormack, Chief Academic Officer, Association of College and University Educators

Shannon Washburn, Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Kansas State University

This session is sponsored by the Association of College and University Educators  (ACUE)

 

Increasing the Value of Education Through Graduate Success

Adam Weinberg, President, Denison University

Pareena Lawrence, President, Hollins University

Sheila Curran, Senior Partner & Chief Strategy Consultant, Curran Consulting Group

 

Open Educational Resources:  Another High Impact Practice?

C. Edward Watson, Associate Vice President, Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives, AAC&U

Nicholas Colvard, Instructional Laboratory Manager, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia

 

Campus Controversies as Opportunities for Introspection and Transformation: The Role of Academic Affairs

Michelle Mattson, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Rhodes College

Noelle Chaddock, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion, Rhodes College

Kimberly Barrett, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty, Lawrence University

Maria Curtin, Associate Provost  for Diversity, Assessment, and Faculty Development, Stonehill College

 

Incorporating Life and Work Skills into General Education

Nancy Hensel, President, New American Colleges & Universities

Andrea Talentino, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Nazareth College

Nicholas Santilli, Interim Provost and Academic Vice President, John Carroll University

              

Working in the Bridge Space: Emphasizing Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Engagement in your Campus Context

Brooke Barnett, Professor and Associate Provost for Academic and Inclusive Excellence, Elon University

T. Gaither, Professor and Associate Dean of Communications, Elon University

Angela Mazaris, Director, LGBTQ Center, Wake Forest University

Alta Mauro, Director of Intercultural Education and Spiritual Life, NYU Abu Dhabi

Bill Celis, Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Strategic Initiatives; Associate Professor, University of Southern California

 

DREAMers Accessing American Dream: Their Academic and Civic Engagement Outcomes

Sunny Moon, Director, Institutional Research and Analytical Studies, California State University, Fullerton

Karyn Gun, Associate Vice President for Academic Operations, California State University, Fullerton

Yusuke Kuroki, Research Analyst, California State University, Fullerton

Mary Ann Villarreal, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, California State University, Fullerton

 

Assessing Inclusiveness and Engagement with Cultural Diversity: Assuring Success for All

Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, Center for Postsecondary Research & NSSE Institute, indiana university

Alexander McCormick, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and  Policy Studies, Director, National Survey of, Indiana University Bloomington

Robert Gonyea, Associate Director, National Survey of Student Engagement, Research and Analysis, Indiana University Bloomington

Allison BrckaLorenz, Research Analyst, Indiana University Bloomington

              

Planning for our Public Purpose: Results from Campus Compact’s 30th Anniversary Initiative

Danielle Leek, Director of Professional Learning, Campus Compact

Andrew J. Seligsohn, President, Campus Compact

Campus Compact Action Statement

             

Black Women in Academic Leadership: An Intersectional Conversation

Shanna Benjamin, Associate Dean of the College, Grinnell College

Heather Lobban-Viravong, Senior Associate to the President, SUNY-Geneseo

Tamara Beauboeuf, Dean of the Faculty, DePauw University

 

ACAD SESSION:
Deans’ Reflections on Creative Tension in the Academy

David Burrows, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Lawrence University; Jonathan Chenette, Dean of the Faculty, Vassar College; and Marc Roy, Provost, Albion College

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 2:45-3:15 pm

ePortfolios for Discerning Learning Within And Beyond Campus

Natalie McKnight, Dean, and Professor of Humanities, Boston University

Gunita Singh, BU alumna and recent graduate of Georgetown law school,

John Regan, Master Lecturer, Boston University

             

Do Mentoring Needs Differ Between Early- and Mid-Career Faculty?: Exploring the Engineering Professoriate

Sylvia Mendez, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Valerie Conley, Dean, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Comas Haynes, Faculty/Principal Research Engineer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Rosario Gerhardt, Professor & Goizueta Foundation Faculty Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jennifer Tygret, Research Assistant, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

 

Epilogue and Prologue: A National Portrait of Senior Capstone Experiences

Jennifer Keup, Director, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina-Columbia

 

 “When I’m Sixty-Four”: Teaching the Selfie Generation

John Zubizarreta, Professor of English, Director of Honors, and Carnegie Foundation/CASE U.S. Professor of the Year, Columbia College

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 3:30-4:00 pm

Management Tips for Quality in Undergraduate Education - Insights from Japan and an Invitation to International Dialogue

Tomoko Torii, Professor, Institute for Teaching and Learning, Ritsumeikan University

Satoko Fukahori, Director of the Department for Higher Education Research, National Institute for Educational Policy Research

Susan Albertine, Senior Scholar, Association of American Colleges & Universities,

 

Integrating Veterans into Elite Liberal Arts Colleges: The Posse Veterans Program at Vassar, Wesleyan, and Dartmouth

Benjamin Lotto, Dean of Studies/Professor of Mathematics/Posse Liaison, Vassar College

Antonio Farias, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Officer/Posse Veteran Scholar Liaison, Wesleyan University

Rebecca Biron, Dean of the College/Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, Dartmouth College

 

WSCUC's Community of Practice for Advancing Visibility of Learning Outcomes Assessment

Errin Heyman, Project Manager, Advancing Learning Outcomes Visibility Initiative, WSCUC

David Chase, Associate Vice President – Educational Programs, WSCUC

              

Understanding Upstream Impacts  - Demographic Variation in Enrollment in Four Year Colleges across Virginia’s High Schools

Jacob Grohs, Assistant Professor, Engineering Education, Virginia Tech

David Knight, Assistant Professor, Engineering Education,

Timothy Kinoshita, Graduate Research Assistant,

Andrew Gillen, Graduate Research Assistant,

Holly Matusovich, Associate Professor, Engineering Education,

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 2:45-4:00 pm

Internships and the Liberal Arts

Kelly Eaton, Chief Academic Officer, The Washington Center

Alan Grose, Senior Director of Academic Affairs, The Washington Center

Ashley Finley, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California

Beth Pontari, Associate Provost for Engaged Learning, Furman University

This session is sponsored by The Washington Center

 

SEMINAR
Students as Ambassadors of Liberal Education

Eric Bain-Selbo, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo

Katherine Jo, Doctoral Student, University of Illinois/College of Education

D. Gregory Sapp, Professor of Religious Studies/Hal S. Marchman Chair of Civic and Social Responsibility, Stetson University

 

Leveraging Next Generation ePortfolio Systems to Empower Student Success

Jim Milton, VP of Product Marketing & Strategy, Portfolium, Inc.

Stefanie Metko, Director, Teaching & Learning Engagement, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Kayla B. McNabb, Teaching & Learning Engagement Consultant, Teaching & Learning Engagement, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Amanda McDonald, Teaching & Learning Engagement Librarian, Teaching & Learning Engagement, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

This session is sponsored by Portfolium

 

Designing Purposeful Pathways: Faculty Planning for Curricular Coherence

Osvil Acosta-Morales, Department Chairperson for History, Philosophy, & Religious Studies, Community College of Philadelphia

Laurel Pritchard, University of Las Vegas

Loni M. Bordoloi Pazich, Program Director, The Teagle Foundation

Dawn Whitehead, Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular Change, AAC&U

Kate McDonnell, Senior Director, Research and Assessment, AAC&U

Tia Brown McNair, Vice President, AAC&U

 

Making the Case for a Bold New Future: Envisioning a New Facility to Bring Your Campus Vision to Life

Kip Ellis, MArch, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal & Lead Designer, EYP

Ronald K. Machtley, J.D., President, Bryant University

Jeffrey Osborn, Dean of School of Science, Professor of Biology, The College of New Jersey

Myra Frady, Dean for Resource Planning and CFO, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, Oxford College of Emory University

M. Eloise Brown Carter, Professor of Biology, Oxford College of Emory University

This session is sponsored by EYP

 

Centering Equity: Innovative Humanities-Driven Approaches Toward Engaging Campus Difference and Inclusion

Karlyn Crowley, Director, Cassandra Voss Center; Professor Gender Studies and English, Saint Norbert College

Jeff Frick, Dean of the College and Academic Vice President, Saint Norbert college

Nicole Truesdell, Senior Director of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Critical Identity Studies, Beloit College

Catherine Orr, Professor and Chair of Critical Identity Studies Faculty Director of Initiatives Program, Beloit College

Linda Strong-Leek, Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Berea College

 

Strengthening Teaching Excellence: The Evolving Role of Centers for Teaching and Learning

Costas Spirou, Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Georgia College & State University

Joyce Weinsheimer, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia Institute of Technology

Mary Carney, Director of Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of North Georgia

Rod McRae, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, University of West Georgia

Jeanne Sewell, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia College & State University

 

Interfaith Cooperation in Higher Education: Increasing Curricular and Cocurricular Student Experiences 

Eboo Patel, President and Founder, Interfaith Youth Core

Katie Bringman Baxter, Vice President of Program Strategy, Interfaith Youth Core

 

Uniting Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research

Anne Boettcher, Director for Undergraduate Research Institute and Honors Program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Council on Undergraduate Research

James LaPlant, Assistant Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, Valdosta State University

Carol Geary Schneider, Fellow, Lumina Foundation, and President Emerita, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director for the Center for Postsecondary Research & NSSE Institute, Indiana University

Heather Haeger, Assessment and Educational Research Associate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center, California State University, Monterey Bay

 

Global Citizenship in 2018 - Linking Experience, Curriculum, and Student Development

Bryan Penprase, Dean of Faculty, Undergraduate Program, Soka University of America

Eric Jensen, Professor of Astronomy and former Director, Aydelotte Foundation for the Advancement of the Liberal Arts, Swarthmore College

Nigel Boyle, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College

Tamar Mayer, Robert R. Churchill Professor of Geosciences, Director of the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs (RCGA), Middlebury College

Scott D. Carpenter, Marjorie Crabb Garbish Professor of French and of the Liberal Arts, Director of the Center for Global and Regional Studies, Carleton College

 

Whole Students, Whole Institutions, and Whole Learning

Lee Knefelkamp, Senior Fellow, Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Amy Sarch, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Director of General Education, Shenandoah University

Frank Golom, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Loyola University Maryland

Carolyn Terry, Associate Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Montgomery College

             

Bringing Research to Practice—and Practice to Research—in Faculty Affairs

Kiernan Mathews, Executive Director and Principal Investigator, The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE), Harvard University

Ann Austin, Professor; Associate Dean for Research; and Assistant Provost for Faculty Development - Academic Career Paths, Michigan State University

Steven Graham, Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs ; Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Missouri System

Muriel Poston, Professor of Environmental Analysis; Chair, Education Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pitzer College

 

ACAD SESSION:
Toward Life and Career: Re-organizing and Re-imagining Student Success Initiatives

Scott Evenbeck, President, Stella & Charles Guttman Community College; Ross Gittell, Chancellor, Community College System of New Hampshire; Gina Hausknecht, Associate Dean for Student Academics, Coe College; and Jeffrey Ratliff-Crain, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Enrichment, Augustana College

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Thursday, January 25, 4:15-5:30 pm

Integrating STEM Disciplines and the Liberal Arts through the Grand Challenge Scholars Program

Moderator: James Winebrake, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

Jason Barrett, Chair, Humanities Department, Lawrence Technological University

Hsiao-Ping Moore, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Lawrence Technological University

Karen Kashmanian Oates, Immediate Past Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Biochemistry and Biology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Matthew Marshall, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology

Alison Wood, Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, Olin College of Engineering

Yevgeniya V. Zastavker, Director, Research Institute for Experiential Learning Science (RIELS), Northeastern University and Associate Professor of Physics, Olin College of Engineering

 

Advancing Racial Equity through Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers

Mike Wenger, Kellogg Foundation

Tia Brown McNair, Vice President, AAC&U

 

Building a New Culture of Teaching and Learning

Pat Hutchings, Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, and Senior Scholar, Bay View Alliance

Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Senior Fellow, Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Senior Scholar, Bay View Alliance

 

SEMINAR
The ABC’s of Faculty Development

Lott Hill, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of the Pacific

Soo La Kim, Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs, Northwestern University

 

Recruitment and Retention of Faculty in Higher Education:
The Role of Technology in University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Practices for Inclusive Excellence in Faculty Hiring

Autumn Reed, Program Coordinator for Faculty Diversity Initiatives, UMBC

Andrew Rosen, CEO Interfolio

This session is sponsored by Interfolio

 

"The Liberty of a Nation": The Promise and Paradox of Free Expression and Inclusion on Campus

Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Mary Washington

Brooke Barnett, Associate Provost, Academic and Inclusive Excellence, Elon Universiity

Anand Rao, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Speaking Intensive Program, University of Mary Washington

Spencer Wagner, Elon University Student Body Vice President

 

Cultivating Compassion amid Dialogue Fatigue: Barriers and Strategies in our Collective Work to Create Inclusive Campuses

Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Professor of Psychology and Education, Mount Holyoke College; Chancellor's Leadership Fellow in Residence, University of Massachusetts–Amherst

Darryl Yong, Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, and Director of the Claremont Colleges Center for Teaching and Learning

Sarah Kirk, Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean of Faculty, Willamette University

Michael Reder, Director, Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Connecticut College

 

Improving Learning and Teaching through Faculty Evaluation

Nancy Hensel, President, New American Colleges & Universities

Stephen Wilhite, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success, American University of Ras Al Khaimah

David A. Salomon, Director, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Christopher Newport University

             

Honors Education as a Pathway to Access, Equity, and Excellence

Richard Badenhausen, Dean of The Honors College, Westminster College (UT)

Naomi Yavneh, Director of the University Honors Program, Loyola University

Leah Creque, Director of the Honors Program, Morehouse College

             

LEAP in the States:  Foundational Strategies for LEAP Success on Your Campus and in Your State

C. Edward Watson, Associate Vice President, Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives, AAC&U

Kathy Johnson, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, IUPUI

Emily Magruder, Director, Institute for Teaching and Learning, Office of the Chancellor, California State University

Michael Tew, Associate Provost/Associate Vice President for Academic Programming, Eastern Michigan University

Carleen Vande Zande, Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Programs and Educational Innovation, University of Wisconsin System Administration

              

Governance for Liberal Education: 21st Century Shared Governance

Andy Lounder, Director of Special Projects, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

David Maxwell, Senior Fellow, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; President Emeritus, Drake University; Trustee, Grinnell College

Susan Johnston, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; Member of the Board of Visitors, Radford University and Trustee, Rollins College

Raynard Kington, President, Grinnell College

Kenna Colley, Interim Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs, Radford University

Revitalizing Shared Governance for the 21st Century

AGB Board of Directors' Statement on Shared Governance

 

It Helped Me Discover a New Me:  ePortfolio Plus High Impact Practices Build Students’ Academic & Professional Identities

Bret Eynon, Associate Provost & Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Laura Gambino, Associate Dean for Assessment and Technology, Guttman Community College (CUNY)

Gail Matthews-DeNatale, Associate Director, Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research  Lecturer, Graduate School of Education, Northeastern University

Michelle Stuckey, Clinical Assistant Professor  Writing Program Administrator and Faculty Head, Writers' Studio  Barrett Honors Faculty, Arizona State University

Edward Goodman, Associate Professor Accounting and Business, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

              

Educating for Global Civic Consciousness and Agency: The Whole World and the Whole Student

Caryn McTighe Musil, Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Helen Nasser, Associate Director of the Honors Program, CUNY Kingsborough

Hilary Kahn, Director of the Center for the Study of Global Change and Assistant Dean for International Education and Global Initiatives, Indiana University Bloomington

Lucy Brown, Student, Indiana University Bloomington

 

Integrating Off-Campus Global Learning with the University Experience

Jessie Moore, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning, Elon University

Amanda Sturgill, Associate Professor, Elon University

Iris Berdrow, Associate Professor, Bentley University

Katia Levintova, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

 

How to Run a College

Brian Mitchell, Principal, Academic Innovators, and Retired President, Bucknell University

Arthur Rothkopf, President Emeritus, Lafayette College

Joseph King, President, Lyon College

 

ACAD SESSION:
The Dean as Public Intellectual and Advocate for Higher Education

Del Doughty, Dean of the College of Arts, Science, and Education, Texas A&M University – Texarkana; Rhonda Bryant, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, University of the Pacific; Elizabeth Dunn, Dean and Professor of History, Indiana University - South Bend; and Thomas Meyer, Vice President of Academic Services and Student Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Kathy Ogren, Provost, University of the Redlands; Susan Rundell Singer, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Rollins College

 

FRIDAY BREAKFASTS
7:00-8:30 am

  • ACAD Business Breakfast
  • Networking Breakfast--Tackling Contemporary Campus Issues

7:30-8:30 am

  • Networking Breakfast for Presidents and Foundation Leaders

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Friday, January 26, 8:45-10:00 am       

Briefing and Discussion on a new NAS report, Supporting Students’ College Success:  The Role of Assessment of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies

Margaret Hilton, Senior Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

K. Ann Renninger, Dorwin P. Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action and Chair, Swarthmore College

Susan Singer, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Rollins College

Tabbye Chavous, Professor of Education and Psychology and Director, National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan

   

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence:  Campus-Based Strategies for Student Success

Kristy Michaud and Elizabeth Adams, California State University-Northridge

David Potash, Wilbur Wright College

Anne Heutsche and Karen Hicks, Lansing Community College

Tia McNair, AAC&U

 

Two- and Four-Year LEAP State Institutions Partner for Signature Work and Guided Curricular Pathways or Transfer

Amy Jessen-Marshall, Vice President, Integrative Learning and the Global Commons, AAC&U

Christine Hubbard, President, North Texas Community College Consortium

Doris Rousey, District Director, Strategic Initiatives, Dallas County Community College

Heather King, Assistant Department Chair, English, Ivy Tech Community College
Jennifer Thorington Springer, Associate Professor of English and RISE Program Director, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis 

Joshua Ramirez, Chair, Psychology Department, Santa Barbara City College

Michelle Hasendonckx, Assistant Director, Student Academic Success & Equity Initiatives, California State University, Channel Islands

 

Developmental Science and Student Success:  Scaffolding Students' Transformative Experiences in Higher Education

Eric Amsel, Associate Provost:  Academic Programs and Assessment, Weber State University

Karen Singer-Freeman, Associate Professor of Psychology, Purchase College, State University of New York

Marsha Walton, Professor of Psychology, Winton S. Blount Chair of Social Science, Rhodes College

Nancy Budwig, Professor of Psychology, Senior Scholar AAC&U, Clark University

 

Preparing Faculty of the Future

Rania Sanford, Assistant Vice Provost, Faculty Development and Diversity, Stanford University

Amy Kinch, Director, Faculty Development Office, University of Montana

Patti Hiramoto, Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Sonoma State University

 

Growing Digital Pedagogy through the Digital Innovation Greenhouse at the University of Michigan

Amy Homkes-Hayes, Lead Innovation Advocate, Digital Innovation Greenhouse, Office of Academic Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

             

A Model for Making Global Learning Universal at Your Institution

Stephanie Doscher, Associate Director, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University

Hilary Landorf, Director, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, Florida International University

            

SEMINAR:
Making Your Voice Heard: Strategies for Communicating the Importance of Liberal Education

Doug Ward, Associate professor; associate director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas

             

Moving from Talk to Action: How Structured Dialogues Can Achieve “Greater Purposes”

Ashley Finley, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California

Sara Hoiland, Assistant Professor, Behavioral Sciences, CUNY Hostos

Patty Robinson, Faculty Director, Civic and Community Engagement Initiatives, College of the Canyons

Zoe Corwin, Associate Professor and Director of Research, Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California

Kristen Luschen, Dean of Multicultural Education and Inclusion and Professor of Education Studies, Hampshire College

 

Equity-Minded Explorations at Recently-Diversified Liberal Arts Colleges

Jonathan Chenette, Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Music, Vassar College

Carlos Alamo, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Resources, and Associate Professor of Sociology, Vassar College

Mary Walczak, Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, St. Olaf College

Sheila Jaswal, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Amherst College

 

The Physical Environment as a Key Element in Achieving 21st Century Learning Goals

Dan Dressen, Associate Provost and Professor of Music, St. Olaf College

Robin Wright, Professor, Department of Biology Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota

Susan Fliss, Dean of Libraries, Smith College

Gail Burd, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of Arizona

Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa, Associate Director, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP

 

Advancing Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement in Higher Education Across Institutional Types: A Theoretical Framework

Verdis Robinson, National Director, The Democracy Commitment, Association of American State Colleges and Universities

Stephanie King, Assistant Director for Knowledge Communities and CLDE Initiatives, NASPA

Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, National Manager, American Democracy Project, Association of American State Colleges and Universities

 

Building Structures and Supports to Engage Adjunct Faculty in the Student Success Movement

Jonathan Iuzzini, Associate Director of Teaching & Learning, Achieving the Dream

Rachel Singer, Senior Fellow, Achieving the Dream

Susan Bickerstaff, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

 

ACAD SESSION:
Can the Subaltern Speak?: Listening to Conservatives on Campus

Robert Cowan, Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment, & Review, Hunter College, The City University of New York; Reza Fakhari, Vice President for Continuing Education, Workforce Development & Strategic Community Partnerships, Kingsborough Community College, The City University of New York; and Marissa Schlesinger, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Guttman Community College, The City University of New York

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Friday, January 26, 10:30-11:45 am

SEMINAR:
Does Higher Education Promote the Common Good?

Charles Dorn, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Education, Bowdoin College

             

Showcasing the Power and Flexibility of PebblePad for Assessment, Reflection, and Student Engagement

Jennifer Hill, Associate Director, Office of Assessment, Duke University

Oscar Fernandez, Instructor, Portland State University

This session is sponsored by PebblePad

 

HEDs Up Session
A series of 10-minute presentations

Students that Change the World! Innovative Course-building for Transformative Learning
Julia Metzker, Executive Director, Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence, Stetson University; Cynthia Alby, Professor of Education, Georgia College & State University; Caralyn Zehnder, Biology Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Global Football-Integrating Academics, Athletics, and Intercultural Learning
Erika Berroth, Associate Professor of German, Southwestern University

From Calculus I to the Boardroom: Transforming a Symbolic Reasoning Requirement into Successful Work Life Experiences
Della Dumbaugh, Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences, Professor of Mathematics, University of Richmond

Talking to the Experts: What We Learned About STEM RetentionfFrom Student Voices
Alicia Slater, University Director of Curriculum & Assessment, Chair and Professor of Biology, Stetson University; William Gillett, Biology major, Stetson University, Stetson University

Revolutionizing Engineering and Computer Science Departments
Michelle Camacho, Professor and Faculty Administrator, University of San Diego

            

SEMINAR:
Transparent Faculty Development to Promote Transparent Teaching for a New American Dream

Lott Hill, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of the Pacific

Leslie Bayers, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of the Pacific

Eileen Camfield, Director, University Writing Programs, University of the Pacific

Susan Mannon, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of the Pacific

             

Contrasting Approaches, Common Values:  Preparing Future Faculty for New Teaching Landscapes

Sarah Schwarz, Associate Director, Princeton University

Mark Phillipson, Director, Graduate Student Programs and Services, Columbia University

              

Planning for the Future: Connecting General Education to Students’ LifeWork

Laura Behling, Professor of English, Knox College

Beau Breslin, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Skidmore College

Sheila Amin Guiterrez de Pineres, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Special Initiatives and Dean of the Faculty, Austin College

             

Using Integrated VALUE Rubrics to Engage All Faculty in Reflective Assessment That Improves Teaching And Learning

Dan Shapiro, Director for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, California State University, Monterey Bay

Fran Horvath, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, California State University, Monterey Bay

Nelson Graff, Associate Professor, Communication Across the Disciplines, California State University, Monterey Bay

Swarup Wood, Professor, School of Natural Science & Coordinator, First Year Seminar,

             

Living the Dream: Supporting Alignment of Faculty Academic and Civic Work

Anna Bartel, Associate Director, Community-Engaged Curricula and Practice, Office of Engagement Initiatives, Cornell University, Cornell University

Mary Price, Director, Faculty Development, Center for Service and Learning, IUPUI, Indiana University/Purdue University Indiana

Emily Morrison, Director, Human Services & Social Justice; Assistant Professor, Sociology; George Washingtom University, George Washington University

Wendy Wagner, Lecturer, Nashman Faculty Fellow for Academic Service-Learning; Senior Coordinator for Academic Service-Learning at the Honey W., George Washington University

 

Strategic Planning of the Faculty Workforce Model

Paul Yakoboski, Senior Economist, TIAA Institute

Valerie Conley, Dean, College of Education, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Jocelyn Caldwell, Senior Director, Human Resources Strategy and Planning, TIAA

             

Balancing Policy, Practice and Purpose: Assessing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Virginia

Jodi Fisler, Associate for Assessment Policy and Analysis, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Catherine Finnegan, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Reporting, Virginia Community College System

Stephanie Foster, Associate Director, Undergraduate Education, George Mason University

Linda Cabe Halpern, Vice Provost for University Programs, James Madison University

Terrel Rhodes, Vice President, Office of Quality, Curriculum and Assessment, Executive Director of VALUE, Association of American Colleges and Universities 

 

Examining Recent Research on High Impact, Active Learning Practices like Reacting to the Past

Thomas Chase Hagood, Director of the Division of Academic Enhancement, University of Georgia

C. Edward Watson, Associate Vice President for Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives, AAC&U

Naomi J. Norman, Associate Vice President for Instruction, University of Georgia

Marie Gasper-Hulvat, Assistant Professor, Kent State University-Stark

Russ Olwell, Associate Dean of Education and Social Policy, Merrimack College

Deborah Richardson, Professor and Director of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, Augusta University

Brittany M. Williams, Doctoral Student, University of Georgia

Playing to Learn with Reacting to the Past: Research on High Impact, Active Learning Practices (Palgrave Macmillan)

 

College Unbound’s Workplace and World Lab: General Education IS Life, Work, and Citizenship

Adam Bush, Provost, College Unbound

Dennis Littky, President, College Unbound

            

Demonstrating Value: Evidence-based Advocacy of the Public Liberal Arts

Michael Gass, Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness and Planning, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Kathryn Foster, President, University of Maine Farmington, University of Maine Farmington

Melissa Vangsness, Director of Communications, University of Minnesota, Morris.

Laura Coghlan, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, The Evergreen State College

This session is presented by the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC)

              

Upholding Truth, Evidence, and Reason: An Imperative Democratic Obligation of Higher Education in a Divided Nation

Donald Harward, Director, Bringing Theory to Practice

Jason Blakely, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Pepperdine University

Elizabeth Minnich, Senior Fellow, Association of American Colleges and Universities

              

The Global Perspective on Global-Local Engagement

William Plater, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Philanthropic Studies, Public Affairs, and English, IUPUI

Julie Hatcher, Director of the Center for Service and Learning, IUPUI

John Saltmarsh, Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts Boston

Sandra Herrera, Director of Corproate Social Responsibility, Universidad del Valle de México

Maria Rivas, Director of Community Relations, AIEP de la Universidad Andres Bello

 

ACAD SESSION:
Bridging the Liberal Arts - Vocational "Divide"

Justin Topp, Assistant Dean of Science, Technology and Mathematics, School of Arts & Sciences and Eric Hall, Dean, Internship and Career Center, both from Endicott College; Duane Coltharp, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Twyla Hough, Director of Career Services and Co-Director of the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Success, both from Trinity University

 

ACAD KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Friday, January 26, 11:45 am-1:15 pm

Intergenerational Mobility and Higher Education in America: New Findings from Big Data

John N. Friedman, PI for the Equality of Opportunity Project and Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs and Public Policy at Brown University.

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Friday, January 26, 1:30-2:30 pm

Digital Innovation: Driving Greater Access and Stronger Business Models

Jim Hundrieser, Associate Managing Principal, AGB Institutional Strategies

 

The Lonely Professor: Seeking the full support and engagement of underrepresented tenured faculty members

Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant, Dean of Faculty, DePauw University

Karla Erickson, Professor of Sociology, Grinnell College

Jan Thomas, Senior Associate Provost and Professor of Sociology, Kenyon College

             

Poverty Studies and Inter-Institutional Collaboration in Programs for the Common Good

James Davis, Professor of Religion and Academic Director of Privilege & Poverty, Middlebury College

Margaret Finucane, Chair, Tim Russert Department of Communication & Theatre, John Carroll University

 

Sexual Violence is Everyone's Problem: Faculty Roles and Responsibilities

Sarah Hurtado, Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University Bloomington

Allison BrckaLorenz, Research Analyst & FSSE Project Manager, Indiana University

 

Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

Cia Verschelden, Executive Director Institutional Assessment, University of Central Oklahoma

 

Rooted in Values: A Design Thinking Session

Sara Gruppo, Program Director: Community Action, Princeton University

Kira O'Brien, Program Coordinator, Princeton University: Pace Center for Civic Engagement

 

Fostering an Inclusive, Collaborative, and Learning-Centered Approach to Faculty Development: MSU’s Academic Advancement Network

Ann Austin, Associate Dean, College of Education; Assistant Provost for Faculty Development--Career Paths, Michigan State University

Elizabeth H. Simmons, Executive Vice Chancellor–Academic Affairs, University of California, San Diego

Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, Michigan State University

Beronda Montgomery, Assistant Provost for Faculty Development-Research; Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Michigan State University

Juli Wade, Professor and Chair of Psychology; Assistant Provost for Faculty Development--Leadership Development, Michigan State University

             

Transforming your Institutional Research Shop from a Data Fount to a Partner in Inclusion Advocacy

Ruth Vater, Director of Strategic Research and Planning, Beloit College

Anne Dueweke, Director of Faculty Grants and Institutional Research, Kalamazoo College

Narren Brown, Associate Vice President of Research & Institutional Effectiveness, South Central College

Charles Blaich, Director - Center of Inquiry at Wabash College and the  Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium, Wabash College

 

Teaching Democracy During Turbulent Times: Strategies for Civic Engagement

Micki Meyer, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Community, Rollins College

Tania Mitchell, Associate Professor of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota

Laura Sponslor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Denver University

Margaret Post, Research Assistant Professor & Scholar Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, Clark University

             

New Direction in Higher Education Assessment

Tammie Cumming, Higher Education Officer, City University of New York- NYCCT

M Miller, Professor, University of Florida

Terrel Rhodes, Vice President, Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment and Executive Director of VALUE, AAC&U, AAC&U

             

SEMINAR:
An Urgency of Teachers: Education as Activism

Jesse Stommel, Executive Director, Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies, University of Mary Washington

Sean Morris, Instructional Designer, Middlebury College

              

Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning through Department-Embedded Expertise and Community Building

Andrea Greenhoot, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas

Mary Huber, Senior Scholar Emerita, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and Senior Scholar, Bay View Alliance,

Pat Hutchings, Senior Scholar, Bay View Alliance, and Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment,

Peter Ewell, President Emeritus, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS), National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

             

An ePortfolio Curriculum inside a Systematic Reflective Framework: Preparing Students to be Global Contributors

Kara Taczak, Teaching Associate Professor, University of Denver

Jennifer Karas, Vice Provost for Academic Programs, University of Denver

Megan Kelly, Teaching Associate Professor, University of Denver

Kathleen Yancey, Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English and Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University

 

Connecting Education, Life, Work & Citizenship through Quality CBE programs

Deborah Bushway, Consultant, Lumina Foundation

Alison Kadlec, Senior Vice President, Public Agenda

             

Empathy and Flexibility: Facilitating Difficult Classroom Dialogues in Uncertain Times

Kathleen Wong(Lau), Chief Diversity Officer , Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, San Jose State University

Gertrude Fraser, Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of Virginia

Patricia Lowrie, Director Emeritus, Michigan State University, Senior Fellow, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, AAC&U

 

Reinventing the Small College Experience for New-Demographic Learners

Elaine Meyer-Lee, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership Development, Agnes Scott College

Nicola Pitchford, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Dominican University of California

Ashley Finley, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California

Chinyere Oparah, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Mills College

Margaret Hunter, Associate Provost of Recruitment and Student Success, Mills College

 

ACAD SESSION:
The Storytelling Imperative: Articulating the Value of Higher Education

Amy Adams, Executive Director, Career Center, Seaver College and Dana Dudley, Assistant Dean, Special Academic Programs, Seaver College, both from Pepperdine University

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Friday, January 26, 2:45-4:00 pm

Creating New Faculty Models:  An interactive session

Adrianna Kezar, Professor of Education, University of Southern California

Elizabeth Holcombe, Provost’s Fellow in Urban Education Policy,

Amy Jessen-Marshall, Vice President for Integrative Learning and the Global Commons, AAC&U

 

Book Discussion:  The Evil of Banality: On The Life and Death Importance of Thinking

Elizabeth Minnich, Senior Fellow, AAC&U, and author of The Evil of Banality: On The Life and Death Importance of Thinking (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)

 

Creating Wicked Students:  Designing Courses that Improve Student Authority

Paul Hanstedt, Professor of English, Roanoke College

             

Developing Cocultural Communication Skills for Globally Minded Civic Problem Solving

David Anderson, Professor, Chair Communication, Chair General Education Committee, Lewis University

Emily Normand, Assisstant Professor, Communication, Lewis University

         

Using Qualitative Data to Inform Support of Academic Success for Students from Groups Traditionally Underrepresented in STEM

Jim Swartz, Dack Professor of Chemistry, Grinnell College

Deborah Gross, Professor of Chemistry, Carleton College

Georgeanna Robinson, Associate Director for Qualitative Research, Grinnell College

Ellen Iverson, Evaluation Director, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College

 

LGBTQ Marginalization, its Consequences, and the Integrative Experiences that can Foster a More Inclusive Environment

Kristin Boudreau, Paris Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Humanities & Head of the Department of Humanities & Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Erin Cech, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan

David DiBiasio, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Stephanie Farrell, Professor of Chemical Engineering & Founding Chair of Experiential Engineering Education, Rowan University

Thomas Waidzunas, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Temple University

Zoe Reidinger, Assistant Teaching Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

              

Free Speech, Critical Inquiry, and Diversity Empowerment in the Academy: Under Threat, or Under-Allied?

Richard Prystowsky, Independent Scholar,

Scott Jaschik, CEO and Editor of Inside Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed

Linus Owens, Associate Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College

             

Strategies for Improving Campus Climates for Political Engagement

Nancy Thomas, Director, Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, Tufts University

Ishara Casellas-Connors, Associate Director, Institute for Democracy and HIgher Education, Tufts University

 

Civic Learning in the Major by Design

Moderator: Caryn McTighe Musil, Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives, AAC&U

Meg Mulrooney, Associate Vice Provost, University Programs, James Madison University

Jane Costlow, Professor of Environmental Studies, Bates College

Dexter Gordon, Professor, Communication and African American Studies and Director of African American Studies, University of Puget Sound

    

From Content to Inquiry:  How Three Liberal Arts Colleges Radically Reimagined General Education

Ed Wingenbach, Vice President and Dean of Faculty, Ripon College

Leslie Lewis, Provost, Goucher College

John Donahue, Dean for Educational Policy and Professor of Classical Studies, College of William & Mary

Andrea Young, Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Ripon College

 

Close Correlation or Discouraging Disconnect: The Impact of Internationalization Efforts on Student Global Learning

Robin Helms, Director for Internationalization & Global Engagement, American Council on Education

Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, Center for Postsecondary Research and National Survey of Student Engagement, Indiana University Bloomington

James Cole, Research Analyst, Indiana University Bloomington

Dawn Whitehead, Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular Change, Association of American Colleges and Universities

              

Adopting Systemic and Transformative Approaches to Faculty Diversity

Tabbye Chavous, Director, National Center for Institutional Diversity and Professor of Education and Psychology, University of Michigan

Samuel Museus, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs and Director of the National Institute for Transformation and Equity, Indiana University, Bloomington

Kimberly Griffin, Associate Professor of Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy Program, University of Maryland

 

Creating and Using Taxonomies to Support Faculty/Staff Implementation of High Impact Practices

Julie Hatcher, Executive Director Center for Service and Learning, Associate Professor Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Jennifer Thorington-Springer, Associate Professor English, Director of RISE Program, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI

Matthew M. Rust, Director Campus Career & Advising Services, IUPUI

Amy Powell, Director Themed Learning Communities, IUPUI

              

Using a Design Thinking Approach to Create Visual Representations of a Liberal Education

Helen Chen, Director of ePortfolio Initiatives, Office of the Registrar; Research Scientist, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Thomas Black, Associate Vice Provost for Student and Academic Services & University Registrar, Stanford University

Ashley Finley, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California

Adam Royalty, Lead Design Rsch Investigator, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Stanford; Designer in Residence, Columbia Entrepreneurship, Columbia University

 

High-Impact Educational Practices in the Online Classroom?

Rebecca Davis, Director of Instructional and Emerging Technology, St. Edward's University

Steve Greenlaw, Professor of Economics, University of Mary Washington

Gretchen McKay, Professor of Art History, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, McDaniel College

 

ACAD SESSION:
Higher Education Today:  Practices for Survival

Tracy Dinesen, Associate Dean for Assessment and General Education, Simpson College; Karen Erickson, Professor and Dean Emerita, School of Arts and Sciences, Southern New Hampshire University; and Anne Hiskes, Dean, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Grand Valley State University

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Friday, January 26, 4:15-5:30 pm

An Inclusive American Dream Runs through the Faculty, But which Faculty?

Thomas Nelson Laird, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University Bloomington

Allison BrckaLorenz, Research Analyst and FSSE Project Manager, Indiana University

 

Publics, Privates, and the Public Good

Saul Fisher, Executive Director for Grants and Academic Initiatives, and Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, Mercy College

Catharine Hill, Managing Director, Ithaka S+R

Brian Pusser, Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Virginia

Siva Vaidhyanathan, Robertson Professor of Modern Media Studies, University of Virginia

 

Change at 50:  Making the Case for Higher Education, A Forum for Reform

David Paris, Executive Editor, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning,

Margaret Miller, Former editor, Change Magazine,

George Kuh, Chancellor's Professor of Higher Education Emeritus, Indiana University

Judith Eaton, President, Coucil for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

 

Signature Work, Fostering Integration Across the Curriculum

 Amy Jessen-Marshall, Vice President, Integrative Learning and the Global Commons, AAC&U

Betsy Beaulieu, Dean, Core Division, Champlain College

Carmen Cid, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Eastern Connecticut State University

Lenn Johns, Director of General Education, Quinnipiac University

James Shattuck, Dean of Undergraduate Learning, University of Hartford

Bruce Schulman, Professor of History, Boston University

 

Growing Pains: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Global Health Programs, Part I

Caryl Waggett, Associate Professor, Global Health Studies, Allegheny College

Dawn Whitehead, Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular Change, Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons, Association of American Colleges & Universities

Jessica Evert, Executive Director, Child Family Health International (and University of California at San Francisco)

Carlos Faerron Guzmán, Director, Centro Interamericano para la Salud Global, Centro Interamericano para la Salud Global

Moriah McGrath, Instructor, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University

 

Major Matters Most: The Economic Value of Bachelor's Degrees

David Troutman, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Texas System

Stephanie Huie, Vice Chancellor, UT System

Jeff Strohl, Director of Research, Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce

Megan Fasules, Assistant Research Professor and Research Economist, Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce

              

Democracy’s Graduates: A New Compact between Colleges and Alumni

Julie Ellison, Professor of American Culture and English, University of Michigan

Derek Barker, Program Officer, Kettering Foundation

Tania Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, University of Minnesota

John Theis, Director, Center for Civic Engagement, Lone Star College - Kingwood Campus

Caryn Musil, Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy, AAC&U

 

Multi-Institutional Networks as Catalysts for Transformative Learning and Teaching

Andrea Greenhoot, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence and Professor of Psychology, University of Kansas

George Rehrey, Director, Center for Learning Analytics and Student Success, Indiana University Bloomington

Linda Slakey, Professor and Dean Emerita, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Senior Fellow, AACU, and Senior Advisor, AAU and APLU, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Gabriela Weaver, Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 

Critical Conversations, Student Autonomy, and Civility

Mariko Silver, President, Bennington College

Paul Burkhart, Provost, Prescott College

James Byrne, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Quest University

David McCavity, Dean, The Evergreen State College

John Miller, Assistant Director, New College, University of Alabama

Julie Townsend, Director, Johnston Center for Integrative Studies,  University of Redlands

This session is presented by the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL)

            

Preparing Faculty and Future-Faculty for Emergent Trends in Assessment

David Marshall, Senior Scholar, NILOA,

Andrea Beach, Professor, Education Leadership Research and Technology, Western Michigan University

Bret Eynon, Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Laura Gambino, Associate Dean for Assessment and Technology, Guttman Community College

Peggy Maki, Higher Education Consultant Specializing in Assessing Student Learning

Natasha Jankowski, Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

 

ACAD SESSION:
Shared Governance in Practice:  What Every Dean Needs to Know

Thomas Meyer, Vice President of Academic Services and Student Development and Betsy Swope, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Faculty Association President, both from Lehigh Carbon Community College

 

BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

Saturday, January 27, 7:45-9:00 am
      

Integrated Strategy for Undergraduate Retention, Success, and Preparation for the 21st Century

Jeanette Altarriba, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York

Richard Fogarty, Associate Dean for General Education and Associate Professor, History, University at Albany, State University of New York

Linda Krzykowski, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Engagement and Clinical Professor of Business, University at Albany, State University of New York

JoAnne Malatesta, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Director of Advisement Services, Faculty, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, State University of New York

Robert Yagelski, Associate Vice Provost, Writing and Critical Inquiry Program, and Professor Educational Theory and Practice, University at Albany, State University of New York

            

Signature work, Fostering Integration across the Curriculum

Paula Haines, Director of Curriculum Assessment and Accreditation, University of Massachusetts Lowell

William Hogan, Director, Center for Engaged Learning, Providence College

 

Metropolitan Universities: The Significance of a Sense of Place

John Barthell, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma

Charlotte Simmons, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Central Oklahoma

             

International Service Learning = Future Global-Minded Citizens

Loretta Campbell, Assistant Director, Honors Program, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Lombuso Khoza, Interim Director, Center for International Education, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

An Action-Oriented Research Agenda for the Value and Impact of Academic Libraries on Student Success

Alan Carbery, ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries Committee Chair / Associate Library Director, Champlain College

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Senior Research Scientist and Director of User Research, OCLC Research, OCLC

 

Overcoming Obstacles: Developing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Global Health Programs Across Institutional Settings, Part II

Christina Gunther, Interim Executive Director, Office of Global Affairs & English Language Institute and  Director & Instructor, Global Health & He, Sacred Heart University

Eric Wetzel, Norman E. Treves Professor of Biology and Director, Wabash Global Health Initiative, Wabash College

Christine North, Associate Professor, Communication and Public Health, Ohio Northern University

Katherine Johnson, Assistant Professor, Public Health Studies, Elon University

              

The Liberal Arts Seminar and The Common Good: How Student Success Courses Can Engage and Inspire Both Students and Faculty

Theodore Hadzi-Antich Jr., Mr. Theodore Hadzi-Antich Jr., Associate Professor of Government, Austin Community College

Ann Orsinger, Dr. Ann Kathryn Orsinger, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Austin Community College

Jean Lauer, Dr. Jean Lauer, Associate Professor of Humanities, Austin Community College

Kerri Pope, Ms. Kerri Ann Pope, Associate Professor of Humanities, Austin Community College

              

Interdisciplinarity, Study Abroad, and Diversity in the Classroom

Patrick Hajovsky, Associate Professor, Southwestern University

Omar Rivera, Associate Professor, Southwestern University

Melissa Byrnes, Associate Professor, Southwestern University

 

Models for Integrating Civic Minded Problem Solving in a Living-Learning Context

Olivia Ivey, Public Affairs Librarian / AU Scholars Director, American University

Jane Palmer, Professorial Lecturer - Justice, Law, and Criminology / Director: Community Based Research Scholars, American University

Christopher Tudge, Associate Professor- Bilology / Director: University Honors Program, American University

 

Cultivating Professional Identities: Intentional Pathways for Faculty Support

Annie Knepler, University Studies Writing Coordinator/Senior Instructor I, Portland State University

Vicki Reitenauer, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies/Assistant Professor, Portland State University

Rowanna Carpenter, University Studies Director of Assessment and Research, Portland State University

Celine Fitzmaurice, Faculty Support Facilitator/Senior Instructor II, Portland State University

 

The Common Problem Project: A New Pedagogy Developed by a Consortium of SUNY Colleges

James Liszka, Former Provost, Senior Scholar in the Institute for Ethics in Public Life, SUNY Plattsburgh, SUNY Plattsburgh, Cortland, Oneonta, Oswego

R. Mattingly, Dean of  School of Arts and Sciences, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Cortland

Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs, Professor, English Education, SUNY Oneonta

Becky Kasper, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, SUNY Plattsburgh

              

Campus Internationalization Begins in the Classroom: Building Institutional Capacity through Sustained Faculty Development

Debra Lohe, Director, Saint Louis University

Gina Merys, Associate Director, Saint Louis University

 

Breaking Down the Barriers to Change: A Look at One Institutions's Approach to Ensuring Engaged Learning

Jean McGivney-Burelle, Executive Director, Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation, University of Hartford

Guy Colarulli, Senior Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Enrollment, University of Hartford

Mark Blackwell, Professor of English, University of Hartford

James Shattuck, Dean of Undergraduate Learning, University of Hartford

Caryn Christensen, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Hartford

 

By Faculty for Faculty: A Grassroots Approach to Teaching Excellence Through Faculty Development

Melanie Morris, Professor of Business Law, Raritan Valley Community College

Michelle Brazier, Assistant Professor of English, Raritan Valley Community College

 

Responding to Substantive Institutional Change: The Case of a First-Year Experience Program

Simone Pilon, Chair of Liberal Arts, Berklee College of Music

Lori Johnson, Dean of Student Advising and Success, Berklee College of Music

 

Queer Students at Faith-Based Colleges and Universities

Paul Prill, Director, The Honors College, Lipscomb University

Anissa Plattner, Instructor, Lipscomb University

 

Mapping An University's Entire Undergraduate Curriculum to General Education Objectives

Kathleen Pusecker, Director of the Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning, University of Delaware

 

Work and Identity: How an Internship Program for Students in Arts & Sciences Prepares Them for Life After Graduation

Lucy Russell, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Boston University

Matt Lengen, Assistant Director, Student Programs and Leadership, College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University

 

The Role of Faculty Coordinators in Enhancing Student Learning Across the Curriculum and Co-Curriculum

Andrea Salis, Faculty Fellow, Office of Academic Affairs, Queensborough Community College - City University of New York

Mangala Tawde, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences and Geology, Queensborough Community College - City University of New York

Moni Chauhan, Professor, Chemistry, Queensborough Community College - City University of New York

 

Blurring the Lines between Campus and City: Embracing Civic Engagement in a Radical Way

Gregor Thuswaldner, Dean of Arts and Sciences, North Park University

Jodi Koslow Martin, Vice President for Student Engagement, North Park University

Sumie Song, Director of Global Education, North Park University

Richard Kohng, Director of Civic Engagement, North Park University

 

Using Individual-Level Institutional Data:  STEM Persistence, Trajectories, Trends, and Outcomes

Mary Walczak, Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics, St. Olaf College

Kathryn Ziegler-Graham, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, St. Olaf College

            

Applying the Liberal Arts to Work: Two Educational Experiments

Amy Ware, Associate Director, Human Dimensions of Organizations, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin

Art Markman, Professor of Psychology and Director of Human Dimensions of Organizations, University of Texas at Austin,

 

Relationships Matter:  A Study of Retention and Success Among HBCU students

Ereka Williams, North Carolina A & T State University

Sharita Mathis Lawson, North Carolina A & T State University

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Saturday, January 27, 9:15-10:15 am

What Do CAOs Think? A Dialogue About Inside Higher Ed Survey Findings

Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed

 

Academic Citizenship Reimagined: Co-creating Higher Education

Dorothe Bach, Associate Director and Professor, General Faculty, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Virginia

Sophia Abbot, Fellow for Collaborative Programs, Trinity University

Alison Cook-Sather, Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education at Bryn Mawr College and Director of Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges

Jacob Hardin, Director of Communications, ReinventED Lab

Anita Ntem, Bryn Mawr College Class of 2018

              

The High-Impact Practice of Short-Term Study Abroad

Joseph Stanley, Director of the Center for Global Education, Simmons College

Denise M. Horn, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations, Simmons College

Elaine Meyer-Lee, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership Development, Agnes Scott College

Gundolf Graml, Associate Professor and Chair of French and German, Agnes Scott College

 

ACAD SESSION:
STEM to STEAM to STREAM: Balance and Realignment for Humanities

Francis C. Dane, Chair of Arts & Sciences Department and Courtney Watson, Associate Professor, Director of Humanities & Social Sciences, both from Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Andrea Montgomery, Academic Dean, Division of Humanities, Tougaloo College

 

CLOSING PLENARY

Saturday, January 27, 10:30-11:30 am
 

HIGHER EDUCATION: Crisis & Purpose
William Deresiewicz, award-winning essayist and critic, and author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life