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Catharine Bond Hill,  John B. King, Jr.  and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

Catharine Bond Hill, John B. King, Jr. and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

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April 12, 2018

Roger Schonfeld at CNI

The Turn to Research Workflow and the Strategic Implications for the Academy

On Thursday, April 12, at 3:45 pm, Roger Schonfeld and Don Waters (The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation) will discuss “The Turn to Research Workflow and the Strategic Implications for the Academy” at the CNI Spring Meeting in San Diego. For more information about the conference, please see CNI’s website. Panel abstract: This session will provide an overview of the development of research workflow platforms, with an emphasis on the strategic implications for the academy. In many laboratory-based and quantitative…
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April 5, 2018

Webinar on the US Faculty Survey 2018: A National Survey with Local Impact

Join us for a webinar as we prepare to field the US Faculty Survey this fall. National Survey: Local Impact April 5, 2018 Noon – 1:00 pm (EDT) REGISTER As in previous cycles, the survey explores the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of scholars at four-year colleges and universities. This year, we’re developing new thematic areas, including research dissemination, instructional practices and open educational resources, and teaching and learning…
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April 4, 2018

What We’ve Learned from Scaling & Studying Proactive Advising Nationwide

Ithaka S+R at the University Innovation Alliance Summit

Rayane Alamuddin, Martin Kurzweil, and Daniel Rossman will discuss the Monitoring Advising Analytics to Promote Success (MAAPS) project as part of a an Ed Talk Breakout at the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) National Summit in Atlanta on April 4. They will share the evaluation findings from the first year of implementation. The project is a large-scale randomized-controlled trial supported by a U.S. Department of Education First in the World validation grant to Georgia State University, one of the 11 participating institutions…
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March 25, 2018

Supporting Research Across Asian Studies: Findings from a Large-Scale Qualitative Study

Danielle Cooper at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

On Sunday, March 25, from 8:30 -10:30 am, Danielle Cooper is taking part in a roundtable discussion at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Washington DC. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the association's website. At the conference, Danielle will report on findings from the Asian Studies Research Support Services project. The full report will be published in Spring, 2018.   From the conference program: The roundtable discussion shares findings from…
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March 13, 2018

Roger Schonfeld Moderates “Big Deal” Panel

An SSP/ Scholarly Kitchen Webinar

On Tuesday, March 13, at noon, Roger Schonfeld is moderating “The Future of the Big Deal: No Deal, or an Even Bigger Deal?” This Society of Scholarly Publishing webinar, hosted by The Scholarly Kitchen, includes Rick Anderson, associate dean for collections & scholarly communications at the University of Utah Library, Jean P. Shipman, vice president of global library relations and global strategic networks at Elsevier, and Liam Earney, director of Jisc Collections. To register for the webinar, please visit the…
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March 11, 2018

Meeting the Needs of Humanities Librarians Roundtable

Danielle Cooper Speaks on Conveying Value to Faculty, Students, and Researchers

On Sunday, March 11, Danielle Cooper will take part in the “Meeting the Needs of Humanities Librarians Roundtable” in Washington, DC. The roundtable is part of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day. Danielle, Katherine Dohe, Digital Programs & Initiatives Manager at the Universities Libraries of the University of Maryland, and Melissa Jones, English & Humanities Librarian at Georgetown University, are speaking on “Conveying Value to Faculty, Students, and Researchers.” The panel, sponsored by NFAIS, takes place…
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March 8, 2018

Elizabeth Davidson Pisacreta at the College Board Middle States Regional Forum

On March 8, Elizabeth Davidson Pisacreta will be speaking on a panel about the American Talent Initiative at the College Board Middle States Regional Forum in Philadelphia. She will be joined by William Hite, Jr., Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia; Dimity Palmer-Smith, Director of Partnerships, College Access & Success – America Achieves ; Courtney McAnuff , Vice President of Enrollment Management, Rutgers University; and Michele Minter, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity at Princeton University. Abstract The American…
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March 7, 2018

Strategies to Help Lower-Income Kids Go To College

Catharine Hill at SXSW EDU

On March 7, Catharine Bond Hill will be joined by Dan Porterfield, president of Franklin & Marshall, and Harold Levy, executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, on a panel discussion at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. The panel will take place in Salon G, Hilton Austin Downtown, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Strategies to Help Lower-Income Kids Go To College Attaining a higher education is more important than ever. By some estimates, the earnings premium for holding a bachelor’s degree…
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February 28, 2018

Completion, Quality and Success

Martin Kurzweil at the NUTN Colloquium on Digital Learners

Martin Kurzweil is leading a discussion on “Completion, Quality and Success” at the NUTN Colloquium on Digital Learners. Martin’s session will be held from 9 – 10:15 am on Wednesday, February 28, at the SUNY Global Center in New York City. For more information and to register, please see the NUTN website. About the colloquium: Learning on the Dawn of the Digital Horizon Make no mistake, higher education is changing. It’s changing faster and more radically than it has…
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February 15, 2018

Catharine Bond Hill at Inside Higher Ed Conference

Has Higher Ed Lost the Public?

On Thursday, February 15, Cappy Hill is speaking on a panel convened by Inside Higher Education, “Has Higher Ed Lost the Public?” Cappy will be joined by Ted Mitchell, President of  American Council on Education and former U.S. Under Secretary of Education, and Dean Zerbe, National Managing Director at alliantgroup and former Senior Counsel and Tax Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. This panel is part of Inside Higher Education‘s one-day conference on Higher Ed in an Era of Heightened Skepticism. As questions…
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January 30, 2018

What Is the New Normal for Accreditation and What Should It Be?

Martin Kurzweil Speaks at CHEA Annual Conference Plenary Session

On Tuesday, January 30, Martin Kurzweil is speaking at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Annual Conference on “What Is the New Normal for Accreditation and What Should It Be?” Barbara Brittingham, president of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges is moderating the panel which also includes Ed Klonoski, president of Charter Oak State College. This plenary session will run from 10 – 11:00 am. The CHEA Annual Conference is being…
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January 26, 2018

Catharine Bond Hill at the AAC&U Annual Meeting

On January 26, from 4:15-5:30 pm,  Catharine Bond Hill is taking part in a panel discussion on “Publics, Privates, and the Public Good” at the Association of American Colleges & Universities Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. She will be joined on the panel by Saul Fisher of Mercy College, Brian Pusser of the University of Virginia, and Siva Vaidhyanathan of the University of Virginia. For more information about the AAC&U Annual Meeting, please see the preliminary program.
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January 11, 2018

Innovative Trends in Academic Libraries

Danielle Cooper Yeshiva University Symposium

On Thursday, January 11, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Danielle Cooper is speaking on “Digital Humanities: Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Religious Studies Scholars” at Yeshiva University. Her talk is part of Yeshiva’s “Mini Symposium on Innovative Trends in Academic Libraries.” For more information, see the conference website. Danielle’s talk is drawn from the Research Support Services project on religious studies.
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December 12, 2017

Discovery in 2017: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Want to Be?

Roger Schonfeld at CNI

Roger Schonfeld will be part of a panel discussion on “Discovery in 2017: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Want to Be?” at the Fall 2017 CNI Meeting in Washington DC on Tuesday, December 12, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. He will be joined by Eric Frierson, EBSCO, William H. Mischo, University of Illinois, and Michael A. Norman, University of Illinois. For more information, see the CNI website. From the program: Much has been written about library discovery…
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November 30, 2017

Initial Results from the ASERL Salary Survey

Katherine Daniel and Roger Schonfeld at the ASERL Fall Meeting

On Thursday, November 30, from 9:45 – 10:45 am, Katherine Daniel and Roger Schonfeld will present the initial results of the ASERL salary survey at the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Fall 2017 Meeting in Miami, Florida. For more information about the salary survey, please see Bonnie MacEwan’s blog post: “Why We Need a Salary Survey: The View from Auburn University.” The program for the meeting is available on ASERL’s website.  …
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November 28, 2017

Rayane Alamuddin on Future Trends Forum

On Tuesday, November 28, Rayane Alamuddin and  Robert Kelchen, professor of higher education at Seton Hall University and expert in higher education finance, will join Bryan Alexander for a Future Trends Forum on the recent Higher Ed Insights report. The online forum will run from 2:00 pm -3:00 pm. To receive a link to this free event, please register on the Future Trends Forum site. From Future Trends Forum: In May and June of 2017, the Ithaka S+R…
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November 10, 2017

The Academic Library’s Role in a Time of Educational Transformation

Roger Schonfeld will present “The Academic Library’s Role in a Time of Educational Transformation” at the New York Library Association (NYLA) Conference in Saratoga Springs on Friday, November 10, at 11:00 am. Methodological and technological changes will continue to impact research practices across disciplines. The library’s academic support role is evolving no less. In this talk, Roger will explore how libraries serve the changing needs of students, instructors, researchers, and the institutions. For more information about the conference, and to…
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November 9, 2017

Martin Kurzweil Speaks on Quality Assurance in U.S. Higher Education

At University of Pennsylvania School of Law

On Thursday, November 9, Martin Kurzweil and Wendell Pritchett, Provost and Presidential Professor of Law and Education at the University of Pennsylvania, are speaking on “Quality Assurance in U.S. Higher Education: The Current Landscape and Principles for Reform.” The talk will be held in the Bernard Segal Moot Court Room at Penn Law at noon. From the event website: The U.S. system of higher education continues to be vital to our country, but over the last decade it has come under increasing…
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October 31, 2017

Responsible Use of Student Data in the Digital Era

An EDUCAUSE Pre-Meeting Workshop with Martin Kurzweil

Martin Kurzweil and Stanford University’s Mitchell Stevens are holding a pre-meeting workshop, “Responsible Use of Student Data in the Digital Era,” at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Philadelphia on October 31 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Digital technologies have created unprecedented opportunity to understand student learning and enhance educational attainment. They also raise new questions about the ethical collection, use, and sharing of information. Participants in this workshop will explore the promise and risks of newly available student data,…
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October 30, 2017

Catharine Bond Hill Speaks at the CLIMB Initiative Kick-Off Conference

How to get more low-income students into selective colleges

On Monday, October 30, Catharine Bond Hill is speaking on “How to get more low-income students into selective colleges” at the CLIMB Initiative kick-off conference at the University of Texas at Austin. She will be joined on the panel by James Montoya (The College Board), Connie Betterton (The College Board), Susan Dynarski (University of Michigan), Richard Kahlenberg (The Century Foundation), and Logan Powell (Brown University). From the CLIMB website: The Collegiate Leaders in Increasing MoBility, or CLIMB, Initiative is a partnership between…