Remembering Our Why

Wednesday, August 28

The theme of this year's Provost keynote for the Faculty and Staff Institute is “Remembering Our Why,” introducing the Academic Master Plan process for campus, with components on our roots of Catholic, Women, and Liberal Arts.

9–10:30 a.m. Keynote address by Provost Anita Thomas
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45–11:45 a.m. Address on Catholic tradition and inclusion by Cara McMahon, Assistant to the President for Mission and Ministry, Chestnut Hill College
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Focused discussion — Catholic (lunch provided)
12:30–12:45 p.m. Break
12:45–1:45 p.m. Address on empowering women through the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet by Mary McGlone, CSJ, professor, author, and mission leader.
1:45–2:30 p.m. Focused discussion — Women
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:45 p.m. Address on liberal arts education by Dr. Jay Roberts, Fellow, American Council on Education and Professor of Education, Earlham College
3:45–4:30 p.m. Focused discussion — Liberal Arts

Attending Remotely

If you wish to attend this event remotely, check to see if you are enrolled in the Brightspace D2L course shell named Faculty and Staff Institute - August 2019. Many people who have attended opening events in the last two years are already enrolled in this shell.

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