Join the Faculty Council for this online meeting to discuss Curriculum Development and Innovations. This meeting will be facilitated by Brenda McKenzie from Vanderbilt University.
As the landscape of higher education is shifting, what is happening within graduate preparation programs to address these shifts? Increasing racial tensions, institutional budget concerns, emphasis on accountability, and a focus on professional competencies are just a few of the current higher education issues that may be impacting our courses and students’ experiences. This conversation will offer an opportunity to share curricular changes programs may be making to address the shifting tides as well as innovative approaches individuals may be taking to address any number of topics (i.e. budgeting, assessment, developmental theory, multicultural competence).
The date and time for the online meeting with be 11/15 at 11:00 AM ET. Here is the dial-in information, and please note, the session will cap at 50 participants.
Brenda L. McKenzie is a Senior Lecturer in the Higher Education Administration program at Vanderbilt University. She received her PhD in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University, conducting dissertation research on leadership identity development of traditional-aged female undergraduate students. Her research interests include college student leadership development, women and leadership, and the professional socialization of higher education/student affairs graduate students. She previously served as a student affairs professional for 23 years with experience in the areas of leadership development, orientation/new student programs, residence life, student activities, and Greek life.