Quality, Equity, and Inclusion during the COVID Crisis

As the higher education community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, AAC&U is offering a series of webinars to support those at the forefront of efforts to maintain the commitment to quality, equity, and inclusion. Thanks to generous support from Microsoft, the webinars are available live and on-demand at no cost. The webinars in this series are presented in two formats:

TRANSFORMATIONAL TUESDAYS

Hosted by AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella, presidents, board members, and national changemakers discuss their responses to the COVID-19 crisis, the tough decisions they are making, and how COVID-19 is transforming higher education.

FACULTY FRIDAYS

Hosted by AAC&U leaders and featuring special guests, faculty come together as a virtual community for a weekly “happy hour” conversation with the staff, administrators, and community partners who share and support their commitment student success.

 

UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

JUNE 9

TRANSFORMATIONAL TUESDAY

What Now? Planning for the Future of Higher Education in the Wake of the Pandemic

As campus leaders prepare for an unpredictable fall semester and beyond, this virtual roundtable discussion will explore a range of possibilities for the future of admissions, curricula, staffing, and resources.
 

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ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

MAY 19

TRANSFORMATIONAL TUESDAY

Community in Times of Crisis: Perspectives from Anchor Institutions during COVID-19

This webinar brings together campus and national leaders for a virtual roundtable discussion of what it means to be an anchor institution in challenging times.

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MAY 15

FACULTY FRIDAY

Let’s Start with “How Are You Doing?”: How Resilience and Hope Can Shape a New Normal for Learning and Teaching

Join a “happy hour” conversation about the challenges and opportunities to support students’ and faculty members’ social-emotional learning and psychosocial needs in this time of disruption.

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MAY 5

TRANSFORMATIONAL TUESDAY

COVID-19 and Legal Considerations for Campuses

This webinar brings together campus presidents and legal experts to discuss a range of pressing legal matters facing higher education institutions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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MAY 1

FACULTY FRIDAY

Shaping Teaching and Learning to Address a Global Health Crisis: COVID-19 and Global Health

Join a “happy hour” conversation about strategies emerging from the field of global health for sustaining field-based and experiential learning as courses move online.

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APRIL 24

FACULTY FRIDAY

Democracy Despite Disruption: Improving Student Voter Engagement through Pedagogy

Join a “happy hour” conversation about how faculty can connect voter engagement to their work with students—even in this time of disruption.

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APRIL 21

TRANSFORMATIONAL TUESDAY

Thinking Boldly about Scarce Resources

Anticipating the fiscal implications of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this virtual roundtable discussion among presidents and national experts will focus on opportunities for long-term growth and positive transformation.

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APRIL 17

FACULTY FRIDAY

Designing High-Impact Practices for Equity and Impact in New Contexts

Join a “happy hour” conversation focused on strategies for supporting student success and advancing equity in new contexts—during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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FACULTY FRIDAY
 
Join a “happy hour” conversation about how rapid course redesign and the move to teaching, learning, and assessing online can illuminate equity issues and lead to improved learning for all of your students. Read more >>
 

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Supporting Non-Tenure-Track Faculty: Innovative Campus Models

This Transformational Tuesday webinar explores how colleges and universities can support non-tenure-track faculty as classes are moved online and campuses are closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >>

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Safeguarding Quality, Equity, and Inclusion as Learning Moves Online

Focused on the student success issues and opportunities inherent in the rapid scaling of online learning to unprecedented levels, the first of AAC&U’s Faculty Friday webinars offers practical advice and effective pedagogical strategies for creating and sustaining high-quality, equitable, and inclusive learning environments online. Read more >>

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