John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning
New Faculty Orientation Day,
Faculty Development Day,
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
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
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.