As we pursue our strategic goal of becoming a “national exemplar of transformative educational and research excellence,” we will engage in a year of community-wide conversations about the rapidly changing environment of academia.
Drawing national experts in higher education, this new speakers series will serve as a foundation for wider community discussions on:
For some lectures, speakers will be available to participate in small-group workshops with faculty, staff and administrators. If you are interested in hosting a workshop within your unit or for a group of colleagues, contact Doug Williams for more information.
To supplement the lectures and workshops, a library of articles about higher education has been established for members of the SLU community.
Additional speakers for the spring 2018 semester will be announced soon.
Darrell Kirch, M.D., President and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Lynn Pasquerella, Ph.D., President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities
David Attis, Ph.D., managing director of strategic research with EAB, a best practice firm dedicated to helping institutions fulfill their missions and enable all students to succeed
James L. Heft, S.M., founding President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies (IACS) at the University of Southern California
Jeff Selingo, a leading authority on higher education worldwide and editor-at-large for the Chronicle of Higher Education
David Warren, Ph.D., president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Jim Hundrieser, Ph.D., associate managing principal of AGB Institutional Strategies