John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

2013 Winter Meeting Handouts

Optional Primer:  An Introduction to the Foundations of Excellence Self-Study Process

Opening Plenary Address by Dale Whitaker

#3,2,1, Launch:  How Our “From the Group Up” Marketing Campaign Helped us Launch FoE at San Antonio College

Promoting Student Success via a Multi-Campus FoE Summit: City Colleges of Chicago

Creating and Sustaining an Institutional FYE Committee: Madonna University  2 handouts (click on title and school name)

FoE and Beyond – Building Student Success into Strategic Planning and Accreditation:  Gallaudet University

Five Years Later:  Impact of the Foundations of Excellence Initiative at a Four-Year Public University:  Northern Illinois University

Integrating the 9 Foundational Dimensions into the First-Year Seminar Class at Texas A&M University Kingsville 

Campus Consensus:  Building a Foundation for Transforming the First Year:  Flagler College

Lunch Plenary Address from Kurt Ewen and Joyce Romano

Six Big Ideas:  Implications for Data Collection and Use:  Valenica College 

Bring your “A” Game:  Actions for Adapting and Assessing Your Current FoE Program’s Accomplishments and Adjustments:  Edison State College

Lessons Learned:  Implementing a Foundational Plan for Campus-Wide Change:  University of Washington Tacoma

Using FoE and the University’s Strategic Plan to Rethink Organizational Structures and Foster First-Year Student Success:  West Virginia University

Gateways to Completion Session