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Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Office: (805) 565-6007
Fax: (805) 565-7006

Faculty Forums Spring 2014

Founders Dining Room - Thursdays 12-1 p.m.


January 9

Greg Orfalea: "Journey to the Sun:  Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California."

January 16 Faculty Council Choice
January 23

Sabbatical Reports: Jeff Schloss, Jim Taylor, Bruce Fisk

January 30

President's Briefing

February 6 Faculty Council Choice
February 13 Gaede Institute Conversation on the Liberal Arts
February 20 Chad Brennan of ReNew Partnerships: Helping Students to Thrive in a Multi-ethnic Campus Environment
February 27 Executive Session
March 6

Faculty Council Choice

March 20 Sabbatical Reports: Michael Sommermann, Gregg Afman
March 27 Faculty Council Choice
April 3

Faculty Council Choice

April 10 Cynthia Toms: Updates on Global Education
April 17 Lisa DeBoer
April 24 Jim Taylor: Critical Thinking at Westmont


Faculty Forums Fall 2013


August 29 Provost's Reflections and Gently Directed Table Talk
September 5 This is Your Brain on Religion: Interdisciplinary Explorations in the Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology of Religion (Faculty reading group panel)
September 12

Faculty Council Choice

September 19

Executive Session

September 26 EPIC Journey: Reshaping our Student Conduct Process
October 3 Faculty Council Choice
October 10 Robin Jensen, Erasmus Lecture Series guest
October 17 "Three Things I wish Americans Knew about Turkey," Dr Sakir Dincsahin, Yeditepe University
October 24

QU4RTETS Conversation (in conjunction with Museum exhibit)

October 31 President's Briefing
November 7 Bernie Adeney, Global Focus Week guest
November 14

Faculty Council Choice

November 21 Sabbatical Reports: Scott Anderson, Mark Nelson, Ray Rosentrater
December 5 Faculty Council Choice