Annual Meeting Resources and Materials

We thank Annual Meeting presenters for sharing their work.  Additional materials will be posted as they are received, and we invite you to check this page periodically. 

Materials submitted from the Pre-Meeting Symposium are posted here; resources from the ePortfolio Forum are posted here; and Workshop information is posted here.

NOTE:  The following includes only sessions with resources posted.  For a complete listing of sessions, please visit this page.  A PDF of the Final Program is available here.

AAC&U's 2019 Annual Meeting will be held January 23-26 in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

NETWORKING BREAKFAST FOR WOMEN FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS

Thursday, January 25

MENTORSHIP AND LEARNING: Thoughts on Paulo Freire 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

 

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)

 

Ness Award Lecture
Beyond the Skills Gap:
Preparing College Students for Life and Work

Matthew T. Hora, Assistant Professor in Adult Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Research Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research; Amanda K. Oleson Jeppson, Education Scholar and Qualitative Analyst, Madison Metropolitan School District—authors, with Ross J. Benbow, of Beyond the Skills Gap: Preparing College Students for Life and Work (Harvard Education Press, 2016)

Website with PPT

 

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

Video of the session

Website

Session Handout

 

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

This session was presented by Project Pericles.

Session PPT

Session Handout

 

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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

Session Handout

      

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

Session PPT

          

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

COPLAC Digital Website

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

                 

A Portrait of Assessment that Supports Student Success

Natasha Jankowski, Director, 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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

             

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

Jonathan Alger, President, James Madison University

Jeffrey B. Trammell, 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

Web Resources

 

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

Dara Wexler, Senior Director, Campus Solutions, Watermark

This session is sponsored by Watermark.

 

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

College Value Report

 

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

Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Strategic Engagement, Lumina Foundation

Kirk Carapezza, Managing Editor and Reporter, WGBH

Session PPT

 

Community Colleges, Quality, and Student Success:
The Conversations We Should be Having

Matt Reed, Vice President for Learning, Brookdale Community College, and author of Confessions of a Community College Dean blog at Inside Higher Ed

Moderator:  Kate Drezek McConnell, Senior Director, Research and Assessment, AAC&U

 

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)

 

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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

             

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 Student Engagement, 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

Andrew J. Seligsohn, President, Campus Compact

Campus Compact Action Statement

             

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

Session PPT

 

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

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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

Web Resources

 

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

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

Dominick Tracy,  Associate Provost for Educational Effectiveness, California College of the Arts

Session PPT

             

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

 

Best Practices in Minority Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Part 1

Sharon Bland, Chief Diversity Officer, Montgomery College

Jamal Eric Watson, Executive Editor, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education

This session is sponsored by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education

 

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

Session PPT

Session Handout

 

Leveraging Next Generation ePortfolio Systems to Empower Student Success

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

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

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

Ashley Hyman, Director of Implementations, Portfolium Inc.

Samantha Blevins, ePortfolio Program Manager, 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 McConnell, 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

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

Web resource

 

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

Session PPT

 

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

 

Best Practices in Minority Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Part 2: 
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

 

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

Mike Wenger, Kellogg Foundation

Tia Brown McNair, Vice President, AAC&U

Eric Ford, Director of Operations, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Mee Moua, Principal, Interdepent Group, LLC

Wenger presentation

 

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

Session PPT

 

"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

Session Handout

 

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

Wisconsin PPT

              

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

Session PPT

             

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

 

 

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

 

Framing Academic Leadership for Undergraduate STEM Reform

Lee Bolman, Professor and Marion Bloch Missouri Chair in Leadership, University of Missouri–Kansas City

This session is presented by Project Kaleidoscope

 

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

Elizabeth Thomas, Plough Chair of Urban Studies, Associate Professor of Psychology, Rhodes College

Session PPT

 

The VALUE Institute: Learning Outcomes Assessment at its Best

Terrel Rhodes, Vice President and Executive Director of VALUE, AAC&U

Denise Pearson, Principal Policy Analyst, MSC Project Director, SHEEO

Tom Nelson Laird, Director, Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University Bloomington

Cheryl Norman, Director of Quality Improvement and Assessment, Adjunct Professor of Education, University of Northwestern St. Paul

 

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

Session PPT

Session Handout

Web Resources

   

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

David Potash, President, Wilbur Wright College

Anne Heutsche, Assistant Professor of History, Lansing Community College

Karen Hicks, Assessment and Evaluation, Lansing Community College

Tia Brown McNair, Vice President, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, AAC&U

Kristy E.H. Michaud, Director, Office of Student Success Innovations, Professor, Department of Political Science, California State University, Northridge

Elizabeth Adams, Associate Vice-President, Student Success, California State University, Northridge

Ben Dobner, Director, Great Lakes Higher Education

Lorenzo Esters, Vice President of Philanthropy, Strada Education Network

CSU-Northridge Handout

Lansing CC Handout

 

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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

             

A Model for Making Global Learning Universal at Your Institution

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

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

Session PPT

           

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

Article based on this session (with examples from participants)

Seminar Handout

             

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

Session PPT

 

 

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

Webpage (Cornell University Press, For the Common Good)

Webpage (Charles Dorn)

CSPAN presentation/video

 

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

Matt Serra, Director, Office of Assessment,Trinity College, Duke University

Maurice Hamington, Executive Director of University Studies, Portland State University

Oscar Fernandez, Core Instructor in the University Studies Program, 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

Session Prezi (link to website)

Script of presentation

Global Football-Integrating Academics, Athletics, and Intercultural Learning
Erika Berroth, Associate Professor of German, Southwestern University
Website - News story   
Website - News story 2

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

YouTube - Camacho presentation

            

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

Session Handout

             

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

Session PPT

              

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,

Resource Website

             

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 F. Price, Director, Faculty Development, Center for Service and Learning, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

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

Session PPT

Session Handout

 

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

Session PPT

Web Resources

          

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 

Fisler Handout

 

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

Colleen M. Kuusinen, Assistant Director for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 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)

Session PPT

                         

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 Corporate Social Responsibility, Universidad del Valle de México

Session Handout

 

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

Web Resources

 

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

Session PPT

 

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)

Session PPT

Web Resources:

www.trestlenetwork.org

www.bayviewalliance.org

 

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

Session PPT

Website resource

 

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

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

Session PPT

Handout 1

Handout 2

Handout 3

Handout 4

Handout 5

 

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

Session PPT

 

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; Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Staff Development, Michigan State University

Session PPT

                     

New Directions in Higher Education Assessment

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

M. David Miller, Professor, University of Florida

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

Session PPT

                                       

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

Session PPT

Web Resource

 

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

Session PPT

 

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

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)

                                               

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

Costlow Handout

    

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

Session PPT

Websites of the presenting institutions:

http://www.ripon.edu/catalyst/

http://www.goucher.edu/learn/curriculum/

https://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/coll/index.php

 

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

Session PPT

             

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

Session PPT

Web Resources

 

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

Original Abstract

 Slides 

 Inside Higher Ed Article

Script for introduction and Rebecca Davis section:

 

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
Session PPT

 

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

Session Handout

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

Web Resourcewww.bayviewalliance.org

 

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,

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

 

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

Session PPT

            

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

Greg Mullins, 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

Jonathan Garcia, Alumnus, 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 (CUNY); and Visiting Scholar, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

Peggy Maki, Higher Education Consultant Specializing in Assessing Student Learning

Natasha Jankowski, Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

 

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

Handout

                        

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

Roundtable Handout

 

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

Handout

 

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

Handout

 

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

Handout 1

Handout 2

Handout 3

              

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

Session PPT

 

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

Session PPT

 

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