The Reinvention Center

Arlington, Virginia
Friday, November 09, 2012

      A Conference On

     Access and Success:

   Undergraduate Education in the
   21st Century Research University

Co-Sponsored by the National Science Foundation
 
    Sheraton Crystal City
    Arlington, VA
   
November 8 - 10, 2012 

  


   The Reinvention Center
   At the University of Miami



2012 Themes and Objectives 

Accreditation, Assessment and Accountability

STEM Success: Increasing Persistence, Enabling Graduation


Strengthening Undergraduate Education Administration and Services



2012 Conference Goals and Outcomes

To facilitate the exchange of perspectives regarding current and proposed accreditation standards;

To establish a platform from which to influence policy leaders on changes in accreditation standards;

To update membership on current faculty-driven and institution-driven assessment strategies;

To connect institutions with nascent STEM programs to those with tested and more mature STEM initiatives;

To share tools and strategies that undergird a healthy undergraduate education operation

To inaugurate a program review network within the Reinvention Center.       

Who Should Attend

The conference is directed at research university faculty, provosts, deans, chairs, and other administrators and professional staff with responsibility for aspects of undergraduate education.

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are also invited to attend, as are colleagues from professional societies, accrediting bodies, businesses, and government, educational and funding organizations.


Campuses are encouraged to bring institutional teams with members representing an array of units and responsibilities for delivering or assessing undergraduate education. Teams may include faculty from all disciplines and schools; library faculty; administrators; professionals associated with teaching resource centers and with undergraduate research, honors, and other special programs; individuals with pedagogical or technological expertise; institutional research and planning professionals; graduate students; and others who are critically involved in undergraduate education.

 

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