New Mexico General Education Summit January 13

Draft Agenda

9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:40 Setting the Stage: The current state of general education in New Mexico.

Barbara Damron, Secretary, Higher Education Department

Dan Howard, Executive Vice President and Provost, New Mexico State University

Charles Paine, Professor, Director of Rhetoric and Writing, Associate Chair for Core Writing, University of New Mexico

Robin Ramsey, Chair, College Curriculum Committee and Instructor, School of Adult & General Education, Central New Mexico Community College

10:40 – 12:00 Outcomes for the 21st Century: Emerging models and best practices for general education.

Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Policy and Public Engagement, Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Paul Gaston, Trustees Professor, Kent State University.

12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
Chris Heavey, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
1:00 – 1:45
Panel – Using the common core to support meta-majors
Moderator, Dan Howard

Greg Heileman, Associate Provost, University of New Mexico

Craig Conley, New Mexico Highlands

Lori Franklin, Chairperson for Humanities, Social Sciences, Language and Letters, Northern New Mexico College

Pierre Laroche, Vice President for Student Learning, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell

Monica Torres, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Doña Ana Community College

1:45 – 2:30 Panel – State-wide common core: Ensuring transfer, articulation, and common course numbering
Moderator, Barbara Damron

Greg Fant, Deputy Provost & Associate Vice President, New Mexico State University

Chaouki Abdallah, Provost, University of New Mexico

Jose Herrera, Western New Mexico University, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of CASa

Jenny Landon, Dean, School of Health, Math and Sciences, School of Fitness Education, Santa Fe Community College

Valerie Montoya, Vice President for Academic Programs, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Breakout session and report outs
3:45 – 4:00
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