The Future of Gen Ed

Washington, DC
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Higher Ed
Registration and Breakfast (8:00am)
Presented by D2L

Welcome and Setting the Stage (9:00am - 9:30am)  

General Education: Under Siege, but More Important Than Ever (9:30am - 10:30am)
 - Geoffrey Galt Harpham, Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
 - Lynn Pasquerella, President, AAC&U  

The Data That Answer Gen Ed's Critics… if Only They Knew (10:30am - 11:00am)
- Richard A. Detweiler, Managing Director,  

Presented by Association of American Colleges & Universities

Three Challenges for General Education Today (11:30am - 12:30pm)
 - Linda A. Bell, Provost & Dean of the Faculty, Barnard College
 - Melody Bowdon, Interim Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and Interim Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies, University of Central Florida
 - Mary Dana Hinton, President, College of Saint Benedict  

Lunch (12:30pm - 1:15pm)
Presented by Strada Education Network

Does Diversity Need to Be a Requirement? (1:15pm - 2:15pm)
 - Laura Rosanne Adderley, Associate Professor, Tulane University
 - Lucía Martínez Valdivia, Assistant Professor of English and Humanities, Reed College  

Collection of Ideas and Proposals About Gen Ed (2:15pm - 3:30pm)
 - Pam Eddinger, President, Bunker Hill Community College
 - Bradley R. Jackson, Program Officer, Free Speech and Open Inquiry, Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
 - Donald J. Laackman, President, Champlain College
 - George L. Mehaffy, Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change, AASCU
 - Mark B. Schneider, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ursinus College
 - Melinda Zook, Professor, Purdue University  

Insights From the Editors and From You (3:30pm - 4:00pm)
-  Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed 
-  Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed  

Reception (4:00pm - 5:30pm)
Presented by Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University

Updated as of March 25, 2019  


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