AAC&U 2019 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. 

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 2020 Annual Meeting will be held January 22-25 in Washington, DC.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 10:30-11:45 AM
Concurrent Sessions

 

Creating Curricular Coherence: Three Examples of Institutional Change

Jan Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles

Frederick Knight, Chair, History Department and Director, General Education Program, Morehouse College

Paul Schadewald, Associate Director, Civic Engagement Center, Macalester College

Karin Trail-Johnson, Associate Dean, Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship and Director, Civic Engagement Center, Macalester College

James Vike, Professor of Political Science and MPA Program Director, Widener University

This session is presented by Project Pericles

Session Handout

Session Resource

 

Stations to Student Success: Navigating New Routes in Higher Education

Paul Gaston, Trustees Professor Emeritus, Kent State University

Amber Garrison Duncan, Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation

Natasha Jankowski, Executive Director, National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment

Melanie Booth, Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons

Session Resource

 

The Evolving Contributions of Teaching Centers in Rewriting the Value Narrative of Education

Catherine Ross, Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Columbia University
Matt Ouellett, Executive Director, Center for Teaching Innovation, Cornell University
Jennifer Frederick, Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Yale University

This session is presented by the POD Network

Session Resource

 

Beyond Food, Festivals, and Fun: Engaging Oppression, Inequality and Hierarchy in General Education

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

Margaret Gentry, Senior Advisor to the President and Kenan Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Hamilton College

Mark Schneider, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ursinus College

Janet Shope, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Goucher College

Jean Blaise Samou, Assistant Professor of French and Coordinator of Intercultural Competence, Ripon College

Session Resource

 

Creating High Impact Learning Experiences through the Use of a Model for Evidence-Based Teaching

Stephanie Foote, Assistant Vice President for Teaching, Learning, and Evidence-Based Practices, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Resche Hines, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Stetson University

Drew Koch, President and Chief Operating Officer, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Session Resource

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 1:30-2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions              

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

Sharon L. Davies, Provost, Spelman College

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

Jacinta R. Saffold, Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Student Success, AAC&U

Session Resource

 

Innovative High Impact Learning Programs:  From Public Liberal Arts, Historically Black to Comprehensive Institutions

Tsu-Ming Chiang, Professor of Psychological Science, Georgia College & State University

Jeanetta Sims, Interim Dean/Professor, University of Central Oklahoma

Rebecca Crocker McMullen, Dean, Fort Valley State University

Doreem Sams, Professor of Marketing / Faculty Coordinator of Mentored Undergraduate Research and Creative  Endeavors, Georgia College & State University

Session Resource

 

Working Across University Divisions:  An Action Research Approach to Student Success

Janet S. Oh, Senior Director of Institutional Research, California State University, Northridge

Danette Saylor, Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Students, Dillard University

Session Resource

 

Bridging the 21st-century Skills Gap: New Educational Development Models for Teaching And Curriculum

Mary Wright, Director, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University, and Past President (2018-19), POD Network

Matthew Hora, Assistant Professor, Adult & Higher Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Amy Conger, Associate Vice Provost and Director of Global Engagement, University of Michigan

Christina Smith, Assistant Director for Undergraduate Instructional Development, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, and Adjunct Lecturer in Engineering, Brown University

Stephanie Kusano, Assessment Specialist, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Distance Teaching and Learning UW Madison

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Proven Methodologies to Advance Global Civic Engagement on Campus

Scott Riggs, Director of Global Engagement, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Suzanne Selig, Professor and Founding Director, Public Health & Health Sciences, University of Michigan-Flint

Angelo Pitillo, Director, English Language Institute, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Helen Ditouras, Assistant Professor of English and Co-Chair of the International Institute, Schoolcraft College

N. Christine Brookes, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of French, Central Michigan University

Deborah Des Jardins, Lecturer, English Language Institute, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Session Resource

 

Revitalizing Higher Education’s Commitment to Civic Learning for Democratic Engagement: Three Statewide Models

John D. Reiff, Director of Civic Learning and Engagement, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor for Education and Outreach, University System of Maryland

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

Lynn Pelco, Associate Vice Provost for Community Engagement and Director, Service-Learning Office, Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Website Resources

Session Resource

Session Resource 2

Session Resource 3

 

America or Our World First? Communicating the Value of Universal Global Learning in an Age of Rising Nationalism

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

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

FIU Global Learning website

Doscher and Landorf are coauthors (with Jaffus Hardrick) of Making Global Learning Universal: Promoting Inclusion and Success for All Students)

 

2:30 – 3:45 pm
President's Session

 

Reframing Narratives of Value in the New Media Landscape

Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Strategic Engagement, Lumina Foundation

Kirk Carapezza, Education Reporter, WGBH

Session Resource

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2:45-4:00 PM  

Concurrent Sessions    

A View from the Frontier:
Lessons Learned by Online Pioneers

Cindy Wheatley, Senior Vice President of Global Research and Program Development, Keypath Education

Craig Stanley, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Social Work, Florida State University; Bruce Arai, Assistant Provost: Strategy, Wilfrid Laurier University

This session is presented by Keypath Education

Session Resource

 

Institutional Relationships with Oppression: Southern Colleges Collaborate to Confront the Past and Construct a More Equitable Future

Jennifer Dugan, Director of Faculty Programs, Associated Colleges of the South

Brandon Inabinet, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Furman University

Alicia Moore, Associate Professor of Education, Southwestern  University

Scott Wilson, Professor of Politics and Dean for Global Citizenship, University of the South

Anita Davis, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Trinity College

RESOURCES

http://colleges.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Wilson-Studies-of-Slavery.pdf

http://colleges.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Moore_FOCUS.pdf

http://colleges.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/36-Inabinet-rev-1.27.19.pdf

Faculty of Color Uniting for Success (FOCUS)

Inabinet Resource

Session Resource

Session Resource 2

 

Taking Student-Centered Pedagogy to Scale: How One University Has Done It (and You Can, Too!)

George Kuh, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Higher Education, Indiana University, and Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

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

Chantal Levesque-Bristol, Executive Director, Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University

Pamala Morris, Assistant Dean and Director of the Office of Multicultural Programs, Professor of Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication, Purdue University

Benjamin C. Wiles, Chief Data Officer, Clemson University

Website Resource

Session Resource

 

Catalyzing and Managing Transformative Change in Independent Colleges

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

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

Tammeil Gilkerson, President, Laney College

Resche Hines, Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Stetson University

Catherine Koshland, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, University of California, Berkeley

Session Resource

 

Models & Methods of Ethical Engagement

Jennifer Magee, Senior Associate Director, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Swarthmore College

Katie Price, Assistant Director, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Swarthmore College

Eric Hartman, Executive Director, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, Haverford College

Richard Kiely, Senior Fellow, Program Evaluation, Cornell University

Resources available at:

Session Resource

https://www.swarthmore.edu/lang-center/

https://www.haverford.edu/peace-and-global-citizenship

https://engaged.cornell.edu/

BLOG POSTS

Preparing Swarthmore College Students for Ethical Engagement

Ethical Global Engagement: What do we avoid, what do we do, and how do we evaluate it

 

Defining, Evaluating, and Rewarding Faculty Mentorship of Undergraduate Research

Iain Crawford, President, Council on Undergraduate Research, 2018-19

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

Anne Boettcher, Undergraduate Research Institute and Honors Program Director, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Aimee Knupsky, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Allegheny College

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

This session is presented by the Council on Undergraduate Research

Session Resource

 

HEDs Up Session
A series of five 10-minute presentations in the spirit of TED Talks

Adding Value: How Leaders Who Return to the Faculty Can Support Institutional Goals
Lisa Jasinski, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Trinity University

Presentation Resource

Understanding the Adjunct Faculty Workforce
Paul J. Yakoboski, Senior Economist, TIAA Institute

Making Meaning from Cheating: How We Can Turn an Ethical Problem into an Opportunity
Tricia Bertram Gallant, Director, Academic Integrity Office, University of California, San Diego

True Confessions: I Was a Poor Smart Kid
Melissa Johnson, Associate Director, University Honors Program, University of Florida

Thinking Like the 1%: Reframing Higher Education
Yan Searcy, Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, California State University Northridge

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 4:15-5:15 PM

Concurrent Sessions    

Learning from Leaders Receiving the Delphi Project Award: Supporting Contingent Faculty

Adrianna Kezar, Dean’s Professor of Leadership and Co-Director Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California

Daniel Scott, Provost's Fellow in Urban Education Policy, University of Southern California

Michael Bates, Dean of Teaching, Learning and Distance Education, Harper College

Kirti Sawhney Celly, Professor of Marketing, California State University, Dominguez Hills, and Statewide Senator, Academic Senate CSU

Amy Jessen-Marshall, Vice President, AAC&U

This session is presented by the Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success

Session Resource

 

Better Together: How Faculty Development and Assessment Leaders Can Collaborate to Achieve Shared Goals for Student Learning.

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

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

Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Senior Fellow, Institute for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kathleen Landy, Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York

Session PPT

Session Resource

 

Conflict to Conversation: Promoting Higher Education Values in Response to Campus Incidents

Chelsea Blackburn Cohen, Senior Program Officer, Scholars at Risk

Lauren Crain, Director of Research and Learning, Scholars at Risk

Judith Shapiro, President and Professor of Anthropology Emerita, Barnard College

Website:  Scholars at Risk

Session Resource

 

Transforming Core Curricula—and Campus Cultures

Ben Wiedermann, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Core Curriculum Director, Harvey Mudd College

Laura Palucki Blake, Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Harvey Mudd College

Cassandra Volpe Horii, Founding Director, Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach, California Institute of Technology
Jennifer Weaver, Associate Director, Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach, California Institute of Technology

Session Resource

 

A Corridor To Graduation

Andrea Dooley, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, San Diego State University

Norah Shultz, Associate Vice President Academic Affairs-Student Achievement, San Diego State University

Sandra Cook, Associate Vice President Academic Affairs-Enrollment Management, San Diego State University

Christy Samarkos, Associate Vice President Student Affairs, San Diego State University

Session Resource

 

Metrics of Mission: Measuring and Articulating the Value of Undergraduate Research

Janet Schrunk Ericksen, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean, University of Minnesota, Morris
Janet Gooch, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Truman State University
Krista Maxson, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Karin Peterson, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of North Carolina Asheville
Stacey Robertson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, SUNY Geneseo

Session Resource

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

 

Faculty and Staff Intercultural Development: Amplifying Voices and Expanding the Table

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

Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Associate Vice President, Division of Academic Engagement &  Student Ombudsperson, University of West Florida

Kim LeDuff, Vice President, Division of Academic Engagement and  Chief Diversity Officer, University of West Florida

Mary Grace Almandrez, Associate Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students, Brown University

Lynn Hernández, Director of University Inclusion Programs and Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University

Deandra Little, Director of the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Elon University

Leigh-Anne Royster, Director of Inclusive Community Development, Elon University

Session Information

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 5:30-7:00 PM

SPECIAL EVENT

Music of the Movement
A musical presentation inspired by the music of the civil rights movement

With Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Victoria Christgau, and Ronald Crutcher

Crutcher PPT

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 8:45-10:00 AM

Concurrent Sessions

Development, Engagement, Re-Invention: Approaches to Faculty Mentoring and Growth at Small Liberal Arts Institutions

Meredith Goldsmith, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Professor of English, Ursinus College

Tamara Beauboeuf, Dean of Faculty and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, DePauw University

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

Session Resource

 

Centers for Teaching and Learning in a Changing Higher Education Landscape

Costas Spirou, Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Georgia College

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

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

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

Session Resource

 

Bridging Traditional Campus Divides with a College-Wide Transformative Integrative Learning Program

Joan Kopperud, Director of Integrative Learning and Professor of English, Concordia College

Eric Eliason, Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Concordia College

Nathalie Rinehardt, Director of Student Engagement, Concordia College

Mark Krejci, Professor of Psychology, Concordia College

Session Resource

 

Preventing and Recovering the Loss of Bandwidth Due to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”

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

Tina Bhargava, Associate Professor, College of Public Health, Kent State University

PPT

PDF Additional Resources

PDF Connecting the Known

PDF High Hope Syllabus

PDF Personal Values Document

 

New Strategies for Assessing the Impact of High-Impact Practices

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

Winny Dong, Director at McNair Scholars Program, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Lee Phillips, Director, Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Jeff King, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning, University of Central Oklahoma

Session Resource

 

Communicating the Value of Higher Education through Evidence-Based Storytelling

Natasha Jankowski, Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University Bloomington

George Kuh, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Higher Education, Indiana University, and Senior Scholar, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Gianina Baker, Associate Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (UIUC)

Resource:  NILOA Website

 

Faculty Roles in Supporting Students Beyond the Classroom

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

Julia Lawton, Associate Director of Integrated Student Support Strategies, Achieving the Dream

Session Resource

Session Resource

 

10:15–11:15 AM
SESSION FOR PRESIDENTS

Civic Engagement and Student Success

Phoebe Haddon, Chancellor, Rutgers University–Camden; Stephen Townsend, Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, United States Army

 

30-MINUTE SESSIONS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 10:30-11:00 AM 

Concurrent Sessions                                              

 

The Unhidden Curriculum: Legitimizing HIPs in the Public Context

Ken O'Donnell, Vice Provost, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Alana Olschwang, Associate Vice President, University Effectiveness, Planning, and Analytics, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Tara Hardee, Registrar, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Melissa Norrbom, Lead Student Engagement Coordinator, Office of Student Life, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Session Resource

 

Preparing Students for Civic Life through Active and Experiential Learning

Gregory Weight, President, Washington Internship Institute

Sarah Bruno, Executive Director, Public Leadership Education Network

Session Resource

 

30-MINUTE SESSIONS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 11:15-11:45 AM  

Concurrent Sessions                                             

Institutional Policy and the Struggle to Maintain Tuition Transparency in Increasingly Complex Environments

Gregory Wolniak, Associate Professor, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia

Glen Nelson, Associate Dean of Business and Strategic Finance, Arizona State University

Casey George, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, University of Louisville

Laura Davis, Assistant Director, New York University

Web Resources

http://louisville.edu/education/centers/economic-ed/research

https://spark.adobe.com/page/nyG9kVjFpXGgU/

 

Scaling High-Impact Practices: Across the State System and the Institution

Donna Love Seagle, Director, Center for Academic Research and Excellence  Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Chattanooga State Community College

Heidi Leming, Vice Chancellor for Student Success, Tennessee Board of Regents

Session Resource

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 10:30-11:45 AM  

Concurrent Sessions

 

Designing Purposeful Pathways: Faculty Planning for Curricular Coherence

Amy Birge, Coordinator of Curriculum Development and Associate Professor of English, Community College of Philadelphia
Carolynn Berry, Senior Associate Provost and Professor of Exercise Science, Winston-Salem State University
Desiree Vazquez Barlatt, Program Officer, The Teagle Foundation
Dawn Michele Whitehead, Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular Change, AAC&U
Kate McConnell, Assistant Vice President for Research and Assessment, Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment, AAC&U
Tia Brown McNair, Vice President, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, AAC&U

Session Resource

 

Communicating Institutional Mission and Values through Photographs: New Ways to Engage Internal Audiences and Broader Community

Martin Springborg, Faculty / Academic Technology Specialist, Hennepin Technical College

Cassandra Volpe Horii, Founding Director, Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach, California Institute of Technology

Web Resources

Teaching and Learning Project:

Caltech exhibit:

Session Resource

 

Scaling Professional Development to Increase Student Success: Why and How

Emily Magruder, Director, Institute for Teaching and Learning, California State University System Office

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

Catherine Haras, Senior Director, Center for Effective Teaching and Learning, California State University, Los Angeles

Session Resource

Session PPT

 

Supporting Student Success: Nuts & Bolts of Advising Initiatives

Cindy Firestein, Director of Undergraduate Advising, Simmons University

Dariel Henry, Director of TRIO Student Support Services, Massasoit Community College

Kevin Thomas, Director of Retention and Student Success, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Leonor Wangensteen, Academic Advisor, University of Notre Dame

Kellie Woodle, Director of First-Year Advising, University of North Florida

Session Handout (PDF)

 

Using Planning for Learning Spaces as an Institutional Change Lever: Multiple Perspectives

Andrea Beach, Professor of Educational Leadership in Higher Education and Co-Director, CRICPE, Western Michigan University

Steven Peters, Dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of Montevallo

Catherine Murray-Rust, Dean of Libraries, Georgia Institute of Technology

C. Edward Watson, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives, Association of American Colleges and Universities

William LaCourse, Dean, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

This session is presented by the Learning Spaces Collaboratory

 

Next Generation First Generation Professionals:  Eliminating Tokenism in Higher Education

Gloria Aquino Sosa, Chief Diversity Officer, Counseling Department Chair, Director, Saint Mary's College of California

Tracy Pascua Dea, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success, Saint Mary's College of California

NXFG Website Resource

Session Resource

 

Friday, January 25, 12:30–2:00 pm

Presidents’ Luncheon
Why the Job Market Needs Humanists

George Anders, Editor at Large, LinkedIn, and author of You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

 

ACAD Luncheon
Thriving in the Dysfunction: Building a Culture of Collaboration

Rick Castallo is Professor of Educational Administration at California State University, Northridge, and author of Dealing with Dysfunction: A Book for University Leaders.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1:30-2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Have a Teaching Problem? There’s a Technique for That!

Elizabeth F. Barkley, Executive Director, K. Patricia Cross Academy and Professor of Music History, Foothill College

Claire H. Major, Chief Information Officer, K. Patricia Cross Academy and Professor of Higher Education, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

This session is presented by the K. Patricia Cross Academy

Session Resource

 

Developing Effective Anti-Bias Workshops for Institutional Change

Michelle Manno, Director for Diversity Initiatives, University of Illinois at Chicago

Charu Thakral, Associate Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Illinois at Chicago

Hilary Short, Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago

Amalia Pallares, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Illinois at Chicago

Session Resource

 

Relationships matter: Moving relationship-rich experiences from the periphery to the center of undergraduate education

Peter Felten, Executive Director, Center for Engaged Learning, Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning,, and Professor of History, Elon University

Leo Lambert, President Emeritus and Professor of Education, Elon University

Session Resource

 

Leading from the Middle: How to Build Effective Relationships and Create Allies

Laura Palucki Blake, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Harvey Mudd College

Katherine Smith, Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Faculty Coordinator for Leadership Development, Agnes Scott College

R. Todd Benson, Associate Director, Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, Harvard University

Session Resource

 

‘Through Renovated Eyes’: Tales from a Three-Year Journey of Interdisciplinary Exploration

Aimee Knupsky, Associate Professor of Psychology, Allegheny College

M. Soledad Caballero, Associate Professor of English, Allegheny College

Sarah Bunnell, Associate Director and STEM Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning, Amherst College

Session PPT

 

Understanding the Ecosystem of Institutional Change: How Colleges are Leveraging Technology to Provide Holistic Student Support

Serena Klempin, Research Associate II, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

Lauren Pellegrino, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University

Web Resource

 

Reshaping The Narrative on Faculty Time and Motivations

Allison BrckaLorenz, Associate Research Scientist, Indiana University Bloomington

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

Website with session PPT slides

Session Resource

 

Community Engaged Learning and the Future of Higher Education: Rust-Belt Responses

Steven S. Volk, Co-Director, Great Lakes Colleges Association Consortium for Teaching and Learning, Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College

Brooke Bryan, Instructor of Writing & Digital Literacy, Antioch College; Director of Oral History in the Liberal Arts, GLCA

Laura Reeck, Professor of French; Chair, International Studies Program, Allegheny College

Clara Román-Odio, Professor of Spanish, Kenyon College

Session Resource

 

Connecting campus resources to help liberal arts STEM majors articulate competencies/skills valued in the workplace

Chavonda Mills, Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia College

Lilia Harvey, Associate Dean for STEM Teaching and Learning, and Faculty Director, Science Center for Women, Agnes Scott College

Rosalie Richards, Associate Provost for Faculty Development, Stetson University

Dawn Killenberg, Director, Office of Internship and Career Development, Agnes Scott College

Session Resource

Session Resource 2

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2:45-4:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions

                    

Raising Faculty Voices: Best Practices in Cultivating Faculty Leadership for Institutional Quality and Change

Kiernan Mathews, Executive Director and Principal Investigator, COACHE Project, Harvard University

Brian Norman, Inaugural Dean, Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities, Simmons University

Session Resource

                                       

Once Upon a Curriculum: Exploring the Role(s) of Storytelling in Liberal Arts Conversations

Helen Chen, Research Scientist, Designing Education Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Urmila Venkatesh, Assistant Dean of Career Education-PhDs and Postdoctoral Scholars, Stanford University

Paul Hanstedt, Professor of English and Director of Pedagogical Innovation, Roanoke College

Session Resource

 

Co-Leadership Models for Advancing Global Learning

Giselda Beaudin, Director of Global Initiatives, Rollins College

Kate Patch, Senior Director of Global Initiatives, Grinnell College

Rebecca Hovey, Dean for International Study, Smith College

Session Resource

 

Humanities, STEM, and Management: New Interdisciplinary Pathways for 21st-Century Learning

Valerie Imbruce, Director, Undergraduate Research Center and Office of External Scholarships, Binghamton University

Robert Edgell, Associate Professor of Technology Management, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Rebecca Rouse, Assistant Professor of Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Richard Newman, Professor, Department of History, Rochester Institute of Technology

Meredith Goldsmith, Professor of English and Associate Dean, Ursinus College

Session Resource

 

A Student Affairs Perspective on the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Theory of Change

Stephanie King, Director of Civic Engagement and Knowledge Community Initiatives, NASPA

Michael Sanseviro, Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, Kennesaw State University

 

Democratically Engaged Assessment: A New Framework for Reimagining Assessment

Julia Metzker, Executive Director, Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence, Stetson University

Mary F. Price, Director of Faculty Development, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis

Georgia Nigro, Professor of Psychology, Bates College

Erica Kohl-Arenas, Faculty Director, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, University of California, Davis

Joe Bandy, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

Website Resource:  Imagining America

Session Resource 1

Session Resource 2

 

System Approaches to Taking Student Success to Scale: High Impact Practices and Faculty Development

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

Robert Todd, Office of Educational Access and Success, University System of Georgia

Erik Rose, Director Workforce Information Initiatives, Montana University System

Heidi Leming, Vice Chancellor for Student Success, Tennessee Board of Regents

Susan Balter-Reitz, Interim Vice Provost, Montana State University Billings

Caroline Boswell, Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Jeffery Galle, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University System of Georgia

David Newton, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of West Georgia

Session Resource

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 4:15-5:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Communicating with Students about the Value of General Education

Christopher Murphy, Associate Provost for Curriculum and Liberal Learning, The College of New Jersey

Session Resource

 

Galvanizing Students, Faculty, and Institutions by Making Learning Meaningful: Reacting-to-the-Past at Different Institutions

Dorothea Herreiner, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Loyola Marymount University, and Reacting Consortium Board Member

Andrew Goss, Professor and Chair, Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Augusta University

Verdis Robinson, Director for Community College Engagement, Campus Compact

Dawn McCormack, Associate Dean, Middle Tennessee State University

Session Resource

 

“Are You Crazy?” How to Revise an Entire Curriculum (and More)aAt Once

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

Mojgan Behmand, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of General Studies, Dominican University of California

Gigi Gokcek, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Honors Program, Dominican University of California

Colette Galiani, Senior Associate Registrar and Director of Academic Operations, Dominican University of California

Session Resource

 

HEDs Up Session
A series of five 10-minute presentations in the spirit of TED Talks.

If I Could Build a University from Scratch:  Four Models Worth Copying from Around the World
Nimesh Ghimire, Renewal Manager, Ashoka U

Transformational Faculty Development
#transformationalstudentlearning #researchskills #globallearning

Stephanie Doscher, Director of Global Learning Initiatives, and Micah Oelze, Visiting Assistant Professor—both of Florida International University

Credential Engine: Transparency via an open lingua franca registry
Jeff Grann, Credential Solutions Lead, Credential Engine
Myk Garn, Assistant Vice Chancellor for New Learning Models, University System of Georgia

A Tale of Two Interim Deans: The challenges, the opportunities, and the Lessons Learned
Colleen Mulholland, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Success Services, College of Education, University of Northern Iowa
Travis Miller, Senior Associate Dean, Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences, University of Indianapolis

Presentation Resource

Reclaiming Liberal Arts Education at Community Colleges
Mays Imad, Professor of Biology, Pima Community College

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 7:30-9:00 AM                                             

Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

 

Authentic Assessment of Faculty Development for HIPs

Kathleen Landy, Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning, Queensborough Community College (CUNY)

Ian Beckford, Academic Affairs Director of Policy Analysis for General Education and Student Learning Outcomes, Queensborough Community College (CUNY)

Session Resource

 

Virtual Faculty Mentoring: Can it be Accomplished through Embodied Conversational Agents?

Sylvia Mendez, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Valerie Martin Colney, Dean of the College of Education, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Kinnis Gosha, Assistant Professor, Morehouse College

Katie Johanson, Graduate Assistant

Comas Haynes, Principal Research Engineer, Georgia Tech

Rosario Gerhardt, Goizueta Foundation Faculty Chair and Professor, Georgia Tech

Session PPT

 

Leading and Launching an Academic Innovation Initiative

Cindy Kane, Special Assistant to the Provost for Strategic Initiatives, Bridgewater State University

Karim Ismaili, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bridgewater State University

Pam Russell, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Bridgewater State University

Session Resource

 

Raising Voices and Preparing Students for What Is Ahead through Social Media

Scott Weiland, Chair, Department of Mass Communications, King's College

Handout

 

Academic Coaching: Empowering Students To Succeed Through Strategic Learning Plans

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

Keith Allen, Coordinator for Academic Coaching and Retention, University of Georgia

Maggie Blanton, Assistant Director for Services, University of Georgia

Resources on website

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CLOSING PLENARY
Saturday, January 26, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

The Role of Journalism in Undermining, Preserving, and Reclaiming the Narrative of American Society

Linda Greenhouse, 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