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Thursday, October 15th (Location: Palmer Conference Center, Caruth Hall)

Pre-Institute: For those interested in and developing a residential college 

11:00am-2:00pm 
Pre-Institute Registration
 1pm-5pm
Pre-Institute Sessions
RC Leadership Responsibilities
Operational Costs Presentation
 5:00-6:30pm
Dinner (on your own) 


Opening Reception          Location: Palmer Conference Center, Caruth Hall

6:30pm 
Registration Table at Caruth Hall  
 7:00pm
Opening and Welcome from SMU


Friday, October 16th (Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center)

 8:00am
Van Shuttle Service from Magnolia Hotel to Campus
 8:30am
Registration Opens, Hughes-Trigg Ground Floor
 9:00am
Welcome and Opening Speaker: Shanti Parikh, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Fellow at Thomas Eliot Residential College at Washington University in St. Louis—Location: Hughes-Trigg Ballroom East/Central

9:45-10:35am                     Program Session I                                                

Session Topic Area

Title

Presenter(s)

Location

Assessment and Evaluation

Assessing Socialization and Community Building of Students and Faculty in a New Residential Commons Program


Presentation

Jennifer Post, Director of Residence Life, SMU

Kiersten Ferguson, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director for Higher Education Master of Education, SMU

Molly Ellis, PhD Research Assistant in Higher Education, SMU

Ballroom East/Central

Collaborative Partnerships

Developing a Dynamic Faculty Engagement Program


Presentation

Jill Stratton, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Residential Learning, Washington University in St. Louis

Jeffery Matthews, Professor of the Practice in Performing Arts & Faculty Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis

Shanti Parikh, Associate professor of Anthropology and Faculty Fellow at Thomas Eliot Residential College, Washington University in St. Louis

Ballroom West

Student Leadership

Student Empowerment: Constructing Effective Structures for First-Year Student Governance

Presentation

CLC Operating Structure

Commons Experience

Natalee Erb, Program Coordinator for Student Initiatives, Vanderbilt University

Christina Bailey, Assistant to the Dean of Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt University

Promenades AB

Academic Foundation

Experiential Learning in the Residential Colleges of the University of Macau

Haydn H. D. Chen, Vice Rector, University of Macau

Forum


10:45-11:35am                                    Program Session II

Session Topic Area

Title

Presenter(s)

Location

All Areas

The Future Agenda for Practice, Research, and Advocacy with Academic-Residential Partnerships:  Recommendations from a National Think Tank

Presentation

Jon Dooley, Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Campus Life, Elon University

Jill Stratton, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Residential Learning, Washington University in St. Louis

Ballroom East/Central

Student Leadership

Shared Student Leadership: Balancing a Tripod Approach to Peer Leadership in a Residential College

Presentation

Jay Read, Student Life Coordinator, Virginia Tech

Ballroom West

Collaborative Partnerships

Getting the Faculty/Staff Involved in the Residential College

Notes from Presentation

Greg Gierhart, College Head, Murray State University

Cork Broughton, College Head, Murray State University

Promenades AB

Assessment and Evaluation

Grading the Faculty: How Faculty-in-Residence Might Be Evaluated

Melissa McLevain, Residential Learning Coordinator, Virginia Tech

Rishi Sriram, Faculty Master, Brooks Residential College; Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Baylor University

Forum


 11:45am-1:00pm
Lunch with Panel (Tom Tunks, Jill Stratton, Andy Foiles) - Ballroom East/Central
 1:00pm-1:30pm
Showcase—Hughes-Trigg Ground Floor


1:30-2:20pm                        Program Session III

Session Topic Area

Title

Presenter(s)

Location

Collaborative Partnerships

What We've Got Here is a Failure to Communicate: Bridging the Divide between Faculty & Student Affairs


Presentation

Matthew Gabriele, Associate Professor & Faculty Principal, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston, Virginia Tech

Kwame Harrison, Associate Professor of Sociology, Virginia Tech

Gloria D. Smith, Professor of Africana Studies & Associate Faculty Principal (Hickory House) of the Residential College at West Ambler Johnston, Virginia Tech

Andy Foiles, Student Life Coordinator, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston, Virginia Tech

Ballroom East/Central

Student Leadership         

The Evolution of Successful Collaborative Partnerships and Student Leadership at Teal Residential College


Presentation

Sarah Beth Miller,

Program Director of Teal Residential College, Baylor University

Ian Gravange, Associate Professor and Faculty Master of Teal Residential College, Baylor University

Ballroom West

Collaborative Partnerships

Creating an Effective Residential College Experience Through Collaboration: Reflections After Year One


Presentation

Katie Bell, Residential Community Director, SMU

David Son, Professor of Chemistry and Faculty in Residence for Boaz Commons, SMU

Shilpa Kudva, Resident Assistant for Boaz Commons, SMU

Tiffany Giraudon, Boaz Commons Council President, SMU

Forum

Collaborative Partnerships

Voices from the Front Lines: Perspectives of Entry Level Staff Working in Residential Colleges

Lani San Antonio, Associate Director for Residential Education, Vanderbilt University

Promenades AB

 

2:30-3:05pm 
Cohort Session 
3:15pm
RC Space and Survey Results: Jane Wright, President and CEO, Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas & Co.  Ballroom East/Central and Jimmy Stevens, LEED AP
3:45pm
RC Talk: SMU RC Spaces: Troy Behrens, Dean of Residence Life & Student Housing, SMU and Jenn Post, Director of Residence Life, SMU—Ballroom East/Central
4:15-5:30pm
Tours of SMU Residential Commons
6:30pm 
Dinner (on your own)

Saturday, October 17th (Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center)

8:30am
Van Shuttle Service from Magnolia Hotel to Campus
9:15am
Welcome
9:30-10:05am
RC Talk: Structuring Out the Awkwardness, Rishi Sriram, Faculty Master, Brooks Residential College; Assistant Professor, Higher  Education, Baylor University

10:15-11:10am                                    Program Session IV                           

Session Topic Area

Title

Presenter(s)

Location

Student Leadership

From Theory to Practice: a Three-Pronged Approach to Leadership Development at Preston Residential College

Presentation

Sarah Morgan Kelly, Assistant Principal, Preston Residential College, University of South Carolina

Ballroom West

Student Leadership

Developing and Honoring Seniors as Leaders

Rishi Sriram, Faculty Master, Brooks Residential College; Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Baylor University

Chelsea Lee, Senior and President of Brooks College, Baylor University

Forum

Space

Residential College Spaces:  Anatomy and Function

Presentation

Tom Hier, Principle, Biddison Hier, Ltd.

Promenades AB

Collaborative Partnerships

Challenges in Diversity in a Residential College Setting

Julia Grant, Associate Dean, James Madison College, Michigan State

Jeff Judge, Assistant Dean, James Madison College, Michigan State

Jasmine Lee, Coordinator of Diversity Programming, Michigan State

DeMasi Washington

Ballroom East/Central

 

11:20-11:45am
Showcase—Hughes-Trigg Ground Floor
11:45am-1:15pm
Closing: Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Chalene Helmuth, PhD., Senior Lecturer, Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies,  Faculty Head of Sutherland House in Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt University