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Monday, October 9 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Administrator-Scholars: Who We Are and How We Can Be Successful (60 mins)

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Many who have completed doctoral degrees face the choice of becoming a faculty member or an administrator. In recent years, many new Ph.Ds were drawn to higher education because they are curious about how it can be improved, and that curiosity continues as they serve the university’s mission through administrative roles that are informed by intentional attention to relevant literature and original research. Administrator Scholars may or may not also hold active academic appointments that include teaching and research. Others conduct their administrative work through the lens of formal inquiry, research and discovery. Is this a trend in academic employment? What are the traits of an Administrator Scholar? How may this create new career paths? How will the practice and scholarly discoveries from such hybrid positions be disseminated and recognized?

Dr. Barbara Holland will moderate a panel of administrator scholars discussing these and other related issues. The discussion will inform the Holland Award for Administrator Scholars.

Speakers
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Lina D. Dostilio

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement, University of Pittsburgh
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Barbara Holland

Distinguished Professor, U of Nebraska Omaha
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Valerie Holton

Executive Editor, Senior Fellow, CUMU
Valerie Holton, PhD, LCSW is the executive editor of CUMU’s Metropolitan Universities (MUJ), a quarterly online journal for scholarship on cutting-edge issues impacting urban and metropolitan universities and colleges. Additionally, in her role as CUMU’s Senior Fellow, Valerie... Read More →
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Emily M. Janke

Associate Professor, UNCG
institutionalizing community engagement | tracking and measuring community engagement across an institution or system | recognizing community engagement in promotion and tenure | community-university partnerships


Monday October 9, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Colorado G

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