Senate Retreat

USC Academic Senate: Fall Planning Retreat – August 16, 2017
Founder’s Room, Galen Center

Introduction and Overview

  • 8:00 – 8:45 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:45 – 9:15 Welcome, report on last year’s activities, plans for this year
    • Paul Rosenbloom, Academic Senate President
  • 9:15 – 9:45 President Max Nikias

Community: Controversy and Challenge in the Higher Education (Read the Summary)

  • 9:45 – 10:30: Panel Presentations (Moderator: Paula Cannon, Keck)
    • Gordon Stables, Annenberg
    • Ange-Marie Hancock, Dornsife (presentation)
    • Manuel Pastor, Dornsife
    • Varun Soni, Dean of Religious Life, Vice Provost for Campus Wellness and Crisis Intervention
  • 10:30 – 10:45: Break
  • 10:45 – 11:25: Breakout groups
  •  11:25 – 12:15: Reporting back, Questions and Discussion
  • 12:15 – 1:00: Lunch

Education: Teaching 2030  (Read the Summary)

  • 1:00 – 1:45: Panel Presentations (Moderator: Tracy Tambascia, Rossier)
    • Henry Jenkins, Annenberg
    • Darnell Cole, Rossier – Students Today and in 2030 (presentation)
    • Ginger Clark, Rossier
    • Allen Munro, Rossier (presentation)
  • 1:45 – 2:15: Provost Quick
  • 2:15 – 2:55: Breakout groups
  • 2:55 – 3:10: Break
  • 3:10 – 3:50: Reporting back, Questions and Discussion

Wrap Up & Next Steps

  • 3:50 – 4:00 Wrap up and next  steps

Past Retreats