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NERCHE’s First Annual Lynton Colloquium

NERCHE's First Annual

Lynton Colloquium on the Scholarship of Engagement

A day of conversation, reflection, and celebration honoring the pioneering work of Ernest A. Lynton and the legacy of his contributions to publically engaged scholarship.


Friday, September 21, 2012, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center Ballroom

The New England Resource Center for Higher Education's First Annual Lynton Colloquium on the Scholarship of Engagement will feature presentations and panel discussions inspired by Ernest Lynton's reframing of faculty scholarship as inclusive and collaborative work in which academics and community partners share knowledge and expertise in the process of public problem solving.  The event will explore the legacy of Lynton’s influence on scholarly practice and organizational change in higher education. The keynote presentation will be delivered by the recipient of the 2012 Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty.

Colloquium Schedule

9:00 – 10:00 AM:

Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:00 – 10:15 AM:

Welcome and Opening Comments

With introductory remarks by:

J. Keith Motley
Chancellor,
University of Massachusetts Boston 

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM:

Morning Panel

Reflections on and analysis of Ernest Lynton’s work on what he called the “crisis of purpose” in higher education

 

·        Richard M. Freeland
Commissioner of Higher Education,
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

·        Mark Lapping
Distinguished University Professor
Executive Director of the Edmund S. Muskie School,
University of Southern Maine

·        R. Eugene Rice
Senior Scholar,
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

12:00 – 1:00 PM:

Keynote Luncheon

Presentation by the recipient of the 2012 Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty (to be announced in early September)

With introductory remarks by:

Robert Caret
President,
University of Massachusetts System

1:15 – 2:45 PM:

Afternoon Panel

Next Generation Engagement: The present and future of publically engaged scholarship

 

·     Adam Bush
Doctoral student at the University of Southern California
Director, Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) Program,
Imagining America at Syracuse University

·     Eric DeMeulenaere
Assistant Professor of Urban Schooling,
Clark University

·     Timothy Eatman
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Director for Research,
Imagining America at Syracuse University

·     Lorlene Hoyt
Director of Programs and Research,
Talloires Network at Tufts University

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Registration Information

To register for the Lynton Colloquium, please visit http://bit.ly/MwD99m.  There is a $100 fee to participate in this event; you will receive an invoice within five to seven business days after registering. 

For information about overnight accommodations, please visit the UMass Boston website:  https://www.umb.edu/admissions/visit/where_to_stay/

For more information about the Lynton Colloquium, please visit NERCHE’s website (www.nerche.org) or contact Brad Arndt at brad.arndt@umb.edu or (617) 455-1127. 

Sponsorship

NERCHE would like to thank the following Colloquium sponsors for their generous support of the Lynton Colloquium:

Supporter:

·         Michigan State University, University Outreach and Engagement

Friends:

·         Connecticut College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

·         Syracuse University, Office of the Chancellor

Other support provided by:

·         University of Massachusetts Boston, Office of the Chancellor

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event, please visit the Lynton Colloquium Sponsorship page on NERCHE’s website. 

For more information about the Lynton Colloquium, please visit NERCHE’s website (http://bit.ly/Q5aUws) or contact Brad Arndt at brad.arndt@umb.edu or (617) 455-1127. 

Many thanks for your participation!

New England Resource Center for Higher Education
College of Education and Human Development
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard

Phone:  (617) 287-7740

Email: nerche@umb.edu

Web:  www.nerche.org


 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.