Annual Meeting Highlights
Thursday, January 24, 8:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Making the Case for Liberal Education Amidst Critics, Skeptics, and Trolls
Please join us for an open discussion moderated by AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella with:
Mary Schmidt Campbell
Gail O. Mellow
LaGuardia Community College
Saturday, January 26, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Role of Journalism in Undermining, Preserving, and Reclaiming the Narrative of American Society
Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence
Yale Law School, and author Just a Journalist: Reflections on the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between
WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST
Thursday, January 24, 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Leadership and Your Voice
Foreign policy strategist, former diplomat, first Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the US Department of State, and author of How We Win: How Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurs, Political Visionaries, Enlightened Business Leaders, and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat (forthcoming)
Friday, January 25, 7:30– 8:30 a.m.
Threats to General Education and the Liberal Arts
Inside Higher Ed
Friday, January 25, 12:15– 2:00 p.m.
Editor at Large
LinkedIn, and author of You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education
ACAD KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Friday, January 25, 11:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Thriving in the Dysfunction: Building a Culture of Collaboration
Professor of Educational Administration
California State University, Northridge, and author of Dealing with Dysfunction: A Book for University Leaders