Please check back in August of 2018 for information on the 2018-19 academic year FAIR.

2017-18 Information:

The members of EPAG and SPA, together with President Rosenberg and Provost Moe invited you to join them for the Fall Academic Issues Retreat, Thursday, September 21 and Saturday, September 23, 2017.

The title of this year’s FAIR was “Liberal Arts in the 21st century: enrollment trends and related challenges.” Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, gave the keynote address on Thursday. There were no Friday events this year.

Email invitations were sent on September 7. Please remember to RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on September 12 at: RSVP – FAIR : Fall Academic Issues Retreat.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Thursday, September 21, 2017, Kagin Ballroom
4:45 p.m.        Welcome by President Rosenberg
4:55 p.m.        Keynote address, Dr. Lynn Pasquerella
6:00 p.m.        Dinner and discussion
6:45 p.m.        Dessert and Q&A with Dr. Pasquerella
7:30 p.m.        Adjourn

Saturday, September 23, 2017, Kagin Ballroom
8:00 a.m.        Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m.        Welcome by Provost Moe
9:00 a.m.        Presentation on RPC’s report on the distribution of faculty and students across divisions, Professor Bill Moseley, Geography, RPC/SPA committee member
9:45 a.m.        Break
10:00 a.m.      Admissions process presentation, Jeff Allen, Interim Dean, Admissions
10:20 a.m.      Q&A
10:45 a.m.      Table discussions #1
11:45 a.m.       Box lunches available
12:00 p.m.      Table discussions #2
1:30 p.m.         Concluding discussion
2:00 p.m.         Adjourn