Learning Beyond Measure? Assessing the Liberal Arts

The Seventh Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts

February 16-17, 2007




Conversation Program


Friday, February 16
2:45 p.m. Registration and Welcome
3:15 p.m. Introduction
3:30 p.m. Keynote Address
Daryl Smith, Claremont Graduate University
5:00 p.m. Discussion Session
5:45 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Special Performance of "The Syringa Tree" by Pamela Gien, Starring Gin Hammond
Saturday, February 17
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Keynote Address
Patricia King, University of Michigan
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Panel Discussion I: Assessment - The Accreditors' View
Barbara Wright, Western Association of Schools and Colleges; Bob Froh, New England Association of Schools and Colleges; Jill Reich, Bates College
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Panel Discussion II: Assessment - The Colleges' View
Jim Appleton, University of Redlands; Charlie Blaich, Wabash College; Mary Docter, Westmont College
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Open Forum