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The below information regarding program sessions is tentative.  Information on speakers and presentation titles is pending final confirmation.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Residential College Symposium Pre-Institute
Kissam Classroom 216

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Pre-Institute Registration

1:00-1:10pm

Welcome

Shannon Lundeen
Chair, Residential College Society, Director of Academic Initiatives for the Residential Campus, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Elon University

Vanessa Beasley
Dean of The Ingram Commons, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Vanderbilt University

1:10-2:00pm

What is a Collegiate Way of Living Worth? Setting Our Expectations for the Costs and Benefits of a Residential College

Carl Krieger, Director of Residential Life, Purdue University; James C. Penven, Director of Housing and Residential Life, Radford University

2:10-3:00pm

Developing Dynamic Faculty and Staff Partnerships

Jill Stratton, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Residential Learning, Washington University in St. Louis; Jeffery Matthews William Greenleaf Eliot Faculty Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis; Trish Gomez

Park/Mudd Residential College Director, Washington University in St. Louis; Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of Brooks College, Baylor University; Leia Duncan, Director of Brooks College, Baylor University

3:10-4:00pm

Aligning the Residential College Model with Priorities of Large Institutions

Eric Kaufman, Faculty Principal, Honors Residential Commons, Virginia Tech

4:10-5:00pm  

General Q&A

5:00pm-6:30pm

No Host Dinner - Dinner on your own

6:00pm-7:00pm

Shuttle Service
Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt to Vanderbilt University, The Commons Center 

Residential College Symposium
The Commons Center

6:30pm-7:00pm

Registration
2nd Floor of The Commons Center

7:00pm-7:30pm

Welcome from Vanderbilt University

Vanessa Beasley
Dean of The Ingram Commons, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Vanderbilt University

Mark Bandas
Associate Provost and Dean of Students, Vanderbilt University

7:45pm-9:00pm

Cocktail Reception
Dean’s Residence

8:30pm-9:30pm

Shuttle Service
Vanderbilt University, The Dean’s Residence to Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt

Friday, October 28, 2016

8:00am-9:00am

Shuttle Service
Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt to Vanderbilt University, The Commons Center

8:30am-9:00am

Registration
2nd Floor of The Commons Center

9:00am-10:00am     

Plenary Session I - Welcome and Opening Speaker
Commons Center, Room 235/237

Welcome: Cynthia Cyrus
Vice Provost of Learning and Residential Affairs, Professor of Musicology, Vanderbilt University

Life Beyond our Faculties: When Bodies and Places Learn

Opening Speaker: Kevin Leander

Associate Professor of Education, Faculty Head of Memorial House, Vanderbilt University

10:10am-10:55am

Program Session I
Academic Foundations: Commons Center, Room 233
Collaborative Partnerships: Commons Center, Room 237
Student Leadership: Commons Center, Room 235
Assessment and Evaluation: Memorial House, Room 117

Academic Foundations
Promoting Resident Engagement to Foster a Community of Academic Support

Michelle Maldonado, Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education, Hecht Senior Residential Faculty; Michael Stokes, Senior Advisor, Residential Colleges, University of Miami

Collaborative Partnerships
Be Together, Not the Same: Intentional Diversity and Inclusion in the Residential College

Matthew Gabriele, Faculty Principal, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston; Rachel Gabriele, Senior Fellow, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston; Kwame Harrison, Associate Faculty Principal, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston; Andrew Foiles, Student Life Coordinator, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston, Virginia Tech

Student Leadership
United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Navigating Student Leadership Roles in a Residential College

Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward, Brooks Residential College; Leia Duncan, Director, Brooks Residential College, Nick Blair, Graduate Residence Director; Zeb White, Alicia Magee, Andrew Eastwood, students of Brooks Residential College, Baylor University

Assessment and Evaluation
Understanding the Impact of a Residential Experience on Students

Ryan Sweeder, Associate Professor, Lyman Briggs College and CREATE for STEM; Philip Strong, Associate Dean, Lyman Briggs College; Aklilu Zeleke, Professor, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University

11:05am-11:50am

Program Session II
Academic Foundations: Memorial House, Room 117
Collaborative Partnerships: Commons Center, Room 235
Student Leadership: Commons Center, Room 237
Assessment and Evaluation: Commons Center, Room 233

Academic Foundations
Identity Literacy: Designing a Course to Explore Identity and (In)Equality

Jill Stratton, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Residential Learning; Trish Gomez, Residential College Director; Chelsea Whitaker, Faculty Initiatives Advisor, Washington University in St. Louis; Poorva Jain, Residential Advisor

Collaborative Partnerships
Welcoming New Faces and Fresh Perspectives: Faculty Leader Transitions in the Residential College

Sarah Kelly, Assistant Principal, Preston RC, University of South Carolina; Lara L. Anderson, Faculty Principal, University of South Carolina; Ty Krueger, Residential Community Director, Southern Methodist University

Student Leadership
Transforming the Student Leadership Experience: Intentional Relationships Through a Residential Lens

Cait Williams, Graduate Assistant, Danieley Center Neighborhood; Cristina Vega, Community Director, Colonnades Neighborhood, Elon University

Assessment and Evaluation
Learning Outcomes of the Residential College System at the University of Macau (8/2014-6/2016)

Haydn Chen, Vice Rector, Student Affairs; Elvo Sou, Head, Counseling Section, University of Macau, China

11:50am-1:15pm

Cohort Group Session I – Lunch
Commons Center Dining Balcony

Cohort Groups:
-       Faculty
-       Residential Professional Staff
-       Student Affairs
-       Academic Affairs

1:25pm-2:10pm

Program Session III
Academic Foundations: Commons Center, Room 233
Collaborative Partnerships: Commons Center, Room 237
Student Leadership: Commons Center, Room 235
Assessment and Evaluation: Commons Center, Room 320

Academic Foundations
Residential Life and Black Canon at Predominantly White Institutions

Alexander X. Byrd, Associate Professor, History, Rice University; David Ponton, III, Ph.D. Candidate, History, Rice University; Meina Yates-Richard, Assistant Professor, English, Syracuse University

Collaborative Partnerships
Warren & Moore College Halls: A Story of Collaborative Successes

Matthew Sinclair, Assistant Director, Residential Education; Doug Fisher, Faculty Director, Warren College; Jim Lovensheimer, Faculty Director, Moore College, Vanderbilt University

Student Leadership (Joint Presentation)
How Residential Colleges Give Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder a Sense of Belonging

Leia Duncan, Director Brooks Residential College at Baylor University; Chris Kirk, Residence Hall Director, Baylor University

Vocation and Sense of Belonging in a Residential College

Jordan Lodice, Area Coordinator of Creative Life Residential College, Fairfield University

Assessment and Evaluation
Creating and Evaluating Community in Living Learning Communities for Women in STEM

Geraldine Cochran, Dean of the Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science and Engineering, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey

2:20pm-3:05pm

Plenary Session II
Commons Center, Room 235/237

Mapping Access: Disability, Space, and Participatory World-Building

Aimi Hamraie                              
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University

3:15pm-4:20pm

Cohort Group Session II
Faculty: Commons Center, Room 233
Residential Professional Staff: Commons Center, Room 237
Student Affairs: Commons Center, Room 235
Academic Affairs: Commons Center, Room 320

Cohort Groups:
-       Faculty
-       Residential Professional Staff
-       Student Affairs
-       Academic Affairs

4:30pm-6:00pm

Tours of The Ingram Commons, Warren and Moore
Commons Center, Room 235/237

5:30pm-6:30pm

Shuttle Service
Vanderbilt University, The Commons Center to Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt

6:00pm

No Host Dinner - Dinner on your own


Saturday, October 29, 2016

 

7:45am-8:45am

Shuttle Service
Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt to Vanderbilt University, The Commons Center

8:30am-9:30am

Plenary Session III
Commons Center, Room 235/237

Ensuring a Sustainable Future for RCS

Shannon Lundeen

Chair, Residential College Society, Director of Academic Initiatives for the Residential Campus, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Elon University

James Penven

Director of Housing and Residential Life, Radford University

9:45am-10:25am

Program Session IV
Academic Foundations: Commons Center, Room 233
Collaborative Partnerships: Commons Center, Room 237
Student Leadership: Commons Center, Room 235
Assessment and Evaluation: Commons Center, Room 335

Academic Foundations
Exploring the Impact of a Faculty-in-Residence Program on the Student Experience

Lauren Oliver, Assistant Director of Allen House & LALACS, Residential Education, Dartmouth College

Collaborative Partnerships
Residential Colleges as Agents of Culture Change: When Academic and Student Affairs Unite to Advance Diversity and Inclusion Priorities

Cristina Vega, Community Director, Colonnades Neighborhood; Terry Tomasek, Faculty Director, Colonnades Neighborhood; Brooke Barnett, Associate Provost for Inclusive Community, Elon University

Student Leadership
Creating Communities of Self-Governance and Ownership

Ty Krueger, Residential Community Director, Loyd Commons; Sam Gavic, Residential Community Director, Crum Commons; Martin Camp, Faculty-in-Residence, Crum Commons, Southern Methodist University

Assessment and Evaluation
The Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership: A Treasure Trove for Residential College Assessment

Eric Kaufman, Faculty Principal, Honors Residential College, Virginia Tech

10:45am-11:50am

Cohort Group Session III
Faculty: Commons Center, Room 233
Residential Professional Staff: Commons Center, Room 335
Student Affairs: Commons Center, Room 320
Academic Affairs: Commons Center, Room 107

Cohort Groups:
-       Faculty
-       Residential Professional Staff
-       Student Affairs
-       Academic Affairs

12:00pm-1:30pm

Closing: Lunch, Closing Remarks and Keynote Speaker

Speaker: Gregory Melchor-Barz

Associate Dean of The Ingram Commons, Professor of Musicology, Vanderbilt University

Plenary Session IV
Commons Center, Room 235/237

Residential Colleges: A Road Map to Thriving Communities

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

1:15pm-2:15pm

Shuttle Service
Vanderbilt University, The Commons Center to Hampton Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt