Chairs +1 Conference

AAAS, Washington DC
October 7-8, 2016

a gathering of math department chairs and other leaders from institutions around the country
who are well placed to advocate for and bring about change

This event was made possible through the generosity of the National Science FoundationCarnegie Corporation of New York, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and our host, the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Participants

Agenda (printable; see agenda below for links to presentations)

Tools for Breakout Groups:

Resources (see also Links and MAG pages):

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

8:30-8:45
Welcome: Shirley Malcom, AAAS

8:45-9:15
Keynote: Challenging Times, Eric Friedlander, USC & TPSE Math (slides)

9:15-9:45
Presentation: Introduction to TPSE Math, Phillip Griffiths, IAS & TPSE Math (slides)

9:45-10:15
Break

10:15-11:15
Panel: Multiple Pathways: A Successful Case Study
           
Panelists:
            Uri Treisman, Dana Center & TPSE Math (Chair)
            Luis Casian, Ohio State University
            Paula Compton, Ohio Department of Higher Education
            Ricardo Moena, University of Cincinnati
            Michelle Younker, Owens Community College, Ohio

11:15-11:30
Presentation: APLU/AASCU/TPSE/Dana Center Partnership, Brit Kirwan, USM & TPSE Math

11:30-12:45
Breakout Sessions: Multiple Pathways

12:45-1:45
Lunch

1:45-2:45
Breakout Session Reports and Discussion: Multiple Pathways

2:45-3:15
Break

3:15-4:15
Panel: Enhanced Alternative Pathways
           
Panelists:
            Mark Green, UCLA & TPSE Math (Chair)
            Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University (slides)
            Deborah Nolan, UC Berkeley (slides)
            Karen Saxe, Macalester College (slides)

4:15-5:30
Breakout Sessions: Enhanced Alternative Pathways

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

8:30-9:30
Breakout Session Reports and Discussion: Enhanced Alternative Pathways

9:30-10:30
Panel: Leading Change
           
Panelists:
            Jim Lewis, National Science Foundation (Chair) (slides)
            Matthew Ando, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (slides)
            Loek Helminck, NC State University (slides)
            Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (slides)

10:30-11:45
Breakout Sessions: Change Management

11:45-12:30
Lunch

12:30-1:30
Breakout Session Reports and Discussion: Change Management

1:30-1:45
Closing Remarks: Phillip Griffiths