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Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

 

September 18 -19, 2012

Atlanta, GA

 

Time

Topic - Presenter

Tuesday, September 18

1:00

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

1:10

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.

2:30

Break

3:00

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.

5:00

Adjourn for the day

5:30

Reception - hotel atrium

Dinner - on your own (hotel shuttle to local restaurants available)

Wednesday, September 19

6:30

Breakfast - hotel atrium

8:00

Teaching or research being subsidized by the other - matching split appointments to position responsibly (appropriate split, flexible appointments, seasonality, etc.), disproportionate support of office staff, facilities, graduate assistantships, etc.

10:00

Break

10:30

Undergraduate research opportunities - funding, mentoring, presentation and/or publishing results, etc.

12:00

Adjourn

 



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