1.     Hotel

Wyndham Garden Inn- Ann Arbor

2900 Jackson Avenue

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: 734-665-4444

Fax: 734-665-1776

2.     Hotel Accommodation Confirmation Details - password protected!


3.     Agenda


6:00 PM    Opening Reception

6:30 PM    Dinner & Keynote Address: Creating a Culture of Leadership and Mentorship

                 W. Brad Johnson, PhD, Professor, Psychology, United States Naval Academy


7:00 AM    Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM    Keynote Address: Aligning Institutional Priorities with Individual Outcomes: Liberal Arts Colleges in the                      Higher Education Landscape

                 Ann Austin, PhD, Professor, Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University

9:30 AM    Break

9:45 AM    Trends & Themes of Mid-Career Faculty Roles in the GLCA

                 Meghan J. Pifer, PhD, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational                                    Development; Assistant Director, Cadre and Faculty Development Course, University of Louisville

12:00 PM   Networking Lunch

1:30 PM    Leadership Development: Understanding Self to Understand Others

                 Pre-Assessments Overview

                 Laura G.  Lunsford, PhD, Director, Swain Center, Cameron School of Business, UNC Wilmington

2:30 PM    Break

2:45 PM    Working Session : SWOT Analysis - Promotion & Professional Assessment  

                 Vicki L. Baker, PhD, Professor, Economics & Management, Albion College

3:45 PM    Break

4:00 PM    Panel Discussion: Leading Your Way

                 Lisa Lewis, Professor of Physical Chemistry (Albion College)

                 Greg Wegner, Director of Program Development (GLCA)

                 Simon Gray, Program Officer, Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLCA)

6:30 PM    Dinner


7:00 AM    Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM    Keynote Address: Sustainable Performance: Achieving Individual and Organizational Thriving

                 David Mayer, PhD, Associate Professor, Management and Organizations, Ross School of Business,

                 University of Michigan

9:30 AM    Break

9:45 AM    Case Studies: Managing Challenges/Challenging Situations

                 Vicki L. Baker, PhD

12:00 PM   Networking Lunch

1:00 PM     Workshop: Personal Leadership Development Plans

                  Laura G. Lunsford, PhD

2:15 PM     Break

2:30 PM     Panel: Meeting Challenges & Institutional Needs: How to Leverage Resources

                 Paul Miller, PhD, Assistant Provost for Communications & Operations, Professor of Exercise Science, Elon                        University

                  Steve Bouma-Prediger, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Professor of Religion, Hope College

3:45 PM     Workshop: Creating Great Departments

                  Meghan J. Pifer, PhD

5:30 PM     Evening Reception

6:30 PM     Dinner on your own


7:00 AM     Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM     Review & Next Steps (select June Date to reconvene, smaller group mentoring)

                  Vicki L. Baker

10:00 AM   Closing & Wrap Up

                  Vicki L. Baker

                   Closing comments & online evaluation