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Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

September 10 – 11, 2013

Atlanta, GA

 

Time

Topic – Presenter

Tuesday, September 10

1:00

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

1:15

Integrating educational outcomes with research in grant proposals - most major grants now require integration of research with an education component

2:45

Break

3:15

On-campus (teaching & research) and off campus (research only) faculty interactions – resources, work load, tenure/promotion, undergraduate and graduate student education off campus, distance education from off campus, etc

5:00

Adjourn for the day

5:30

Reception – hotel atrium

Dinner – on your own

 

Wednesday, September 11

6:30

Breakfast – hotel atrium

8:00

Sustaining high cost research & teaching facilities and programs (ex. animal production) - dual purpose facilities, multi-institutional facilities/programs, industry support, facilities needed for teaching after research program ends, etc.

10:00

Break

10:30

The Teaching – Research Nexus - exploring new synergies, regional collaborations, multi-institutional sharing, barriers to collaboration between institutions and states (ex. tuition, credit hours, teaching credit, funding, technicians, access to research facilities), etc.

  • Joe Broder, APS Director, UGA
  • George Hopper, AES Director, MS State

12:00

Adjourn

 



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