Fall Colloquium Series 2015

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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.

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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 of 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 

9. Leveraging Institutional Data to Tell the University of California's Story Introduction the the UC Accountability Report & Information Center 

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

10. A New Model For The American Research University

Speaker: William Dabars, Senior Research Fellow, Office of the President, Arizona State University and 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
 

 

13.  Inclusion & Engagement of International Students at Public Research Universities

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