Professional Development: The State and Future of Higher Education

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ professional development committee invites all division employees to their first professional development conference titled “The State and Future of Higher Education” on Tuesday, May 9.

The conference kickoff with a keynote address from Dr. Kevin Kruger, president of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

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8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Light breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Keynote Address: The Future of Higher Education

Dr. Kevin Kruger, President
NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break and transition to breakout sessions

10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Breakout Sessions – Block A

  • Option One: Black Men at Predominantly White Institutions
  • Option Two: Technology / Communication
  • Option Three: Mental Health Trends Nationally and at NC State

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions – Block B

  • Option One: Student Activism
  • Option Two: Health & Wellness
  • Option Three: Immigration

11:40 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and The State and Future of Higher Education Q&A Panel

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Open Space Roundtable Discussions

  • Option One: Career trajectory and EdD/PhD Exploration
  • Option Two: Maximizing Collaboration
  • Option Three: Assessment
  • Option Four: Budget