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Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

September 10 – 11, 2014

Atlanta, GA

 

Time

Topic – Presenter

Wednesday, September 10

6:30

Breakfast – hotel atrium

Academic Programs Directors’ Session

8:00

Fostering Teaching Excellence – Ted Whitwell, Clemson Univ

12:00

Lunch – On your own

Joint Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Session

1:00

Welcome and Introductions – Ian Maw, Vice President, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, APLU

1:15

Role of Teaching and Research in tenure, promotion, and reappointment – how better to document, evaluate, and reward excellence in both, including team efforts 

2:45

Break

3:15

Effective models for private funding and partnering - supporting graduate and undergraduate students’ academic and research programs and facilities

5:00

Adjourn for the day

5:30

Reception – hotel atrium

Dinner – on your own

Thursday, September 11

6:30

Breakfast – hotel atrium

8:30

Distance education and sharing classes – particularly in animal science areas, lessons from models such as AG Idea, ACCEPtS, or similar consortia, and opportunities in Southern region

10:00

Break

12:00

Adjourn

     

 



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