Project Timeline

For each meeting the co-directors will:

  • collaboratively set agendas, using feedback from both planning groups
  • share the actionable items with all stakeholders in a timely fashion
  • be jointly responsible for organizing all activities
  • oversee the successful completion of the final draft of the white paper
  • distribute agenda, meeting goals, discussion questions and materials in advance
  • post all these materials to the web portal

14 October 2016
Initial Project Meeting
Location: O'Hare Special Collections Room, 4th Floor, Walsh Library
Time: 2:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Lenny Cassuto, Ph.D.
Professor of English, Fordham University

15 November 2016
Planning Theme: Ensure Access and Inclusion
Location: Campbell Multipurpose Room
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.

30 November 2016
Planning Theme: Revitalize Learning Outcomes
Location: Campbell Multipurpose Room
Time: 3 - 6 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Sidonie Smith, Ph.D.
Mary Fair Croushore Professor of the Humanities
Director of the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan

18 January 2017
Planning Theme: Inhabit the New Learning Ecosystem
Location: Walsh O'Hare Special Collections
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

22 February 2017
Planning Theme: Mentor the Whole Person
Location: Walsh O'Hare Special Collections
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

29 March 2017
Planning Theme: Incorporate Service and Community Engagement
Location: Walsh O'Hare Special Collections
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

19 April 2017
Planning Theme: Cultivate and Curate a Living Humanities Ph.D. Model
Location: TBD
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

18 May 2017
Final meeting of full Core Planning and Constituent Advisory Groups
Location: TBD
Time: 3 - 6 p.m.

May - July 2017
Consolidate and review all documents and reports; draft final white paper