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Dr. Robert J. JonesUAlbany Faculty, Students, Administrators, Staff

President Robert J. Jones invites you
to a Campus Forum and Special Sessions
to advance our progress as a community-engaged institution

April 2 and 3, 2013
Campus Center, Uptown Campus

Please respond by March 28th to RSVP Today or call 956-8010

A COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORWARD INITIATIVE

Featuring President Jones and Dr. Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President of the Office of Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota System. A national expert on many aspects of community engagement, Dr. Furco works across UMN units to advance the institutionalization of various forms of engagement in the University’s research, teaching and service activities.

Tues. April 2 - Special Session

TEACHING WITH IMPACT 
3:30-5pm Campus Center Assembly Hall
Welcome: Dr. Robert J. Jones, President
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Furco - Overview of what community-engaged learning experiences can bring to the student experience; best practices; issues; institutional supports; and more.
Moderator: Dr. Sue Faerman, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education
Comments: Dr. David Rousseau, Dean, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Dr. Blanca Ramos, Associate Professor, School of Social Welfare
Discussion: UAlbany efforts, plans, issues and strategies to advance engaged learning.

Wed. April 3 - Campus Forum 8am • Special Session 10:15am

STRENGTHENING UNIVERSITY IMPACT THROUGH PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
8:00 - 9:30am Campus Center Ballroom
Light breakfast available at 8am, program begins at 8:15am.
Speakers: Dr. Robert J. Jones, President - Changing context of higher education and benefits of engagement for a research university from a national, state and local perspective.
  Dr. Andrew Furco - Engagement as a strategy to achieve key university goals; institutionalizing engagement in research, teaching and service - lessons learned from Minnesota and elsewhere.
   
SCHOLARSHIP WITH IMPACT
10:15-11:45 Campus Center Assembly Hall
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Furco - Overview of engagement as a strategy in research to produce significant work addressing critical challenges; expectations in the promotion and tenure process; how different institutions recognize its value; issues; institutional supports; and more.
Moderator: Dr. Susan D. Phillips, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Comments: Dr. Philip Nasca, Dean, School of Public Health
  Dr. Edelgard Wulfert, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Discussion: UAlbany efforts, issues, needs, and strategies to advance community-engaged scholarship.

PROGRAM CO-HOSTS
Office of the President  • Office of the Provost  • Campus Committee on University-Community Engagement (CCUCE) • Executive Committee of the University Senate

ADDITIONAL CO-HOSTS FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS
For Teaching with Impact: University Senate Undergraduate Academic Council University Senate Graduate Academic Council

For Scholarship with Impact: University Senate Council on Promotions and Continuing Appointments  • University Senate Council on Research

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