John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Calendar 2006-2007

New Faculty Orientation Day, August 29, 2006

Faculty Development Day, August 30, 2006

Teachers Talking

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Presidents Commission on the Future of Higher Education.

Tuesday, October 17 and 19, 2006

Ken Westphal, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

An overview of the college budgeting process, a discussion on the opportunities and challenges of spending priorities, and the campus framework plan.

Thursday, November 2, 2006

Dr. Mark Edmundson, author off Why Read?

Lefler Lecturer Dr. Mark Edmundson discussed of the role and place of reading in higher education.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Pat Quade, Interim Director of International Education

An overview of the opportunities and challenges in the areas of (1)International Students and Scholars, (2)on-campus efforts for students, faculty, staff and administration, (3)Proposals to centralize all off-campus study programs, (4)Presentation of a new budget model for financing off-campus study and, (5) Changes in the Office of International Education to support the campus-wide initiatives.

Tuesday, December 5, 2007

Free Speech

Mark Braun, Associate Academic Dean and Hank Toutain, Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs

Discussed the topic Free Speech: political opinions and speech in classrooms

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Changing Conceptions of Faculty Work

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Mark Anderson, Vice President for Admissions and Student Financial Assistance

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Scott Bur, Alisa Rosenthal & Mark Bjelland

Discussed their recent trip to the AAC&U Conference in New Orleans.

Tuesday, March 8. 2007

Brenda Moore, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Discussed how fundraising work is done at colleges and universities, and the opportunities and challenges of advancement work.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Gwen Freed, Vice President for College Relations

Discussed how liberal arts colleges in general, and Gustavus, in particular, establish and sustain a successful identity in higher education.

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