Center for Studies in Higher Education is proud to present the Fall Colloquium Series. We're honored to have renowned scholars from across the nation visit and talk about topics in Higher Education. All events will take place on the University of California, Berkeley campus. We hope you take advantage of this Colloquium Series that aims to attract all audiences,from undergraduates to scholars.

Missed a Seminar? Check out the recorded sessions

 

 

 
Below is a list of topics we will be having this Fall:

1. Higher Education Patterns Across Cultures
Speaker: Wyatt R (Rory) Hume, Former Provost and Executive Vice President, University of California
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 768 Evans Hall, CSHE Library

 

 

2. Rich Schools, Poor Students: Tapping Large University Endowments to Improve Student Outcomes 
Speaker: 
Dr. Jorge Klor de Alva, President of Nexus Research and Policy Center
Date:  Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 8th Floor Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix
Co-sponsored with Social Science Matrix

 

 3. Minerva: A New Kind of Higher Education
Speaker: 
Stephen M. Kosslyn, Dean, Minerva School of Arts and Science at KGI
Date: Monday, September 21, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 8th Floor Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix 
Co-sponsored with Social Science Matrix

 

 

 

4.America Needs Talent: What it will take for a Second American Century
Speaker: Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 8th Floor Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix
Co-sponsored with Social Science Matix 

 

 

 

5. Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite
Speaker: William Deresiewicz
Date: Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 300 Wheeler Hall
Co-sponsored with Residential Education's Resident Faculty Program 

 

 

 

6. Pension Reform In Public Higher Education
Speaker: James Hyatt, Associate Director 
Center for Studies in Higher Education
Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Location: 240 Bechtel Hall 
Co-Sponsored with Goldman School of Public Policy 
& Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley 

 

 

 

 

7. Imagining the University 
Speaker: Ronald Barnett, Emeritus Professor 
Higher Education, Institute of Education, London
Date: Tuesday, October 13,2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 768 Evans Hall, CSHE Library
 
 
 
 

 8. Disparities in Publishing Between Minority & Majority Graduate Students in STEM Fields at Berkeley
Speaker: Mark Richards, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley 
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 240 Betchel Hall 
Co-sponsored EVCP Office of Undergraduate Education and Equity & Inclusion,UC Berkeley 

 
 
 
                                                
Speaker: Pamela Brown, Vice President, Institutional Research and Academic Planning, UC Office of the President            
Date:  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 8th Floor, Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix
Co-Sponsored with Social Science Matrix
 
 
Speaker: William Dabars, Senior Research Fellow,
Office of the President,Arizona State University
Research Professor
School of Historical, Philosophical,
& Religious Studies, Arizona State University
Date:  Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 8th Floor, Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix
Co-Sponsored with Social Science Matrix

 

11.Charting a Sustainable Financial Model 
Speaker:
 Nathan Brostrom, Office of the President, 
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the University of California
Date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 240 Betchel Hall 
Co-Sponsored with Goldman School of Public Policy

 

12. The Growing Correlation Between Race and SAT Scores: New Findings From California
Speaker: Saul Geiser, Research Associate, Center for Studies in Higher Education 
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 240 Betchel Hall
Co-Sponsored with EVCP Office of Undergraduate Education and Equity & Inclusion
 

 

 

 
      Speaker:  Peter F. Biehl, Director of the Institute for European & Mediterranean
      Archaeology,State University of New York, Buffalo
      Date: Wednesday, December 9th 2015
      Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
      Location: 768 Evans Hall Library