Cedar Crest College 150th


March 24, 2017

8:30 - 9 a.m.
Alumnae Hall Lobby
Registration with continental breakfast

9 - 10 a.m.             
Alumnae Hall Auditorium
“Top Ten Trends in Higher Education”
Keynote speaker: W. Scott Lewis

10 - 11 a.m.             
Alumnae Hall Auditorium
Panel of College Presidents

11:15 - 12:15 p.m.
Various Locations

Breakout Sessions I
Accreditation Will Not Be Standardized: The New Middle States Standards, Higher Education, and the Decade Ahead
Robert A. Wilson, Ph. D., Associate Provost, Cedar Crest College
Monique Guillory, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Saint Elizabeth

“Tuition Discounting: How Much, How Deep or Not at All?”
Audra J. Kahr, Chief Financial Officer and College Treasurer, Cedar Crest College

Chris Penny, Ph.D., Professor of Educational Technology, West Chester University

12:15-1:30 p.m.                
Lees Hall

“Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology, Temple University

"A New Model for Serving Students and Increasing Graduation Rates for Underrepresented Students"
Keynote Speaker: Timothy Renick, Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success and University Vice Provost, Georgia State University

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.                 
Various Locations

Breakout Sessions II
Panel of Provosts
Lorraine Bernotsky, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at West Chester University
Monique Guillory, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the College of Saint Elizabeth
Jennifer Jensen, Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs at Lehigh University
Cynthia Kosso, Provost at Moravian College
Elizabeth Meade, Provost at Cedar Crest College
Moderator: Robert A. Wilson, Ph. D., Associate Provost, Cedar Crest College 

Supporting LGBTQA Students: Examining Current and Future Trends in Higher Education
Debbie Bazarsky, PhD, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Princeton University

"Fixing Leaks and Moving Blockages: Diversifying the Higher Education Leadership Pipeline"
Felecia Commodore, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Old Dominion University

2:45-3:45 p.m. 
Lees Hall
“Bold, Unwavering, and Inventive: A Look Into Higher Education’s Future”
Keynote speaker: Michelle Samuels-Jones, Vice President for Student Success for CREDO
Co-speaker: Peggy Plympton, Deputy Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

3:45 - 4 p.m.       
Lees Hall
Closing Remarks

4 - 5:30 p.m.       
Harmon Hall of Peace/La Chaise Gallery
Young Professionals Networking Social