Chicago Centennial Forum Resources
Plenary Session: We’re Losing Ground on Equity and Quality: The Sobering Evidence from State and National Studies
James Applegate, Executive Director, Illinois Board of Education
Ramón Gutiérrez, The Preston and Sterling Morton Distinguished Service Professor of History, The University of Chicago
Click here for a PDF copy of James Applegate's PowerPoint presentation.
Luncheon Address: From Evidence to Shared Vision and Action: What It Will Take to Braid Equity and Quality Together
Elaine P. Maimon, President, Governors State University
Click here for a PDF copy of Elaine Maimon's PowerPoint presentation.
Concurrent Session: How Does Civic Learning Contribute to Equity and Increased Completion?
Patrick Green, Director, Center for Experiential Learning, Loyola University Chicago
Dick Simpson, Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Click here for a copy of Civic Prompts: Making Civic Learning Routine across the Disciplines, which was used during this session.
Workshop: Engaging the Charged Climate on Race/Ethnicity, Poverty, and Restricted Opportunity
Alma Clayton-Pedersen, CEO, Emeritus Consulting Group and Senior Scholar for Making Excellence Inclusive, AAC&U
Click here for a PDF copy of Alma Clayton-Pedersen's handout.
Introduction to LEAP
The LEAP Challenge
Handout: Connecting College Learning with the Challenging Economy
AAC&U Board Statements on Liberal Education and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence