Western Regional Meeting on Graduate Education

University of Southern California
Los Angeles
September 14-15, 2019

This will be TPSE’s first meeting to focus exclusively on graduate education in mathematics, at both PhD and Masters levels. Each brief panel presentation will be followed by moderated discussion among participants.

Working Agenda

Saturday, September 14
8:30-9:00: Registration and informal mingling
9:00-9:45: Introduction to TPSE Math and its Graduate Education Focus
  Phillip Griffiths
9:45-11:00: Administrators' Perspective
  Panel Chair: Brit Kirwan
11:00-11:30: Break
11:30-1:00: Recruitment, Retention, Mentorship
  Panel Chair: Tara Holm
1:00-2:00: Lunch
2:00-3:00: Career Paths
  Panel Chair: Mark Green
3:30-4:00: Break
4:00-5:30: Diversity and Inclusion
  Panel Chair: Karen Saxe

Sunday, September 15
9:00-10:30: Evolution of Graduate Programs
  Panel Chair: Eric Friedlander
10:30-11:00: Break
11:00-12:30: Synthesis and Next Steps
  Discussion Chair: Phillip Griffiths