Baruch College

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
General Education Conference

Agenda

8:00–9:00 am, Continental Breakfast & Registration, Newman Vertical Campus, (NVC), Rooms 14-220 and 14-250
9:00–9:15 am, Introductory Remarks, NVC Room 14-220

Introduction
Dennis Slavin, Associate Provost, Baruch College

Welcome
Kathleen Waldron, President, Baruch College
Selma Botman, Executive Vice Chancellor
and University Provost, CUNY
Judith Summerfield, Dean for Undergraduate Education, CUNY

9:20–10:05 am

Keynote Address: “Why Is General Education a Problem?"

NVC Room 14-220
Louis Menand, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English
and American Literature and Language at Harvard University

Break

Session I, NVC Classrooms

10:30-11:30 am

Break


Session II, NVC Classrooms

11:40 am-12:40 pm

Break


12:50-2:30 pm, Lunch, NVC Rooms 14-220 and 14-250
Provost’s Forum: Roundtable discussion on Gen Ed
James McCarthy , Provost and Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs, Baruch College
Daisy DeFilippis, Provost and Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs, Hostos Community College
Ivelaw Griffith, Provost and Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs, York College
Vita Rabinowitz, Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs, Hunter College

Session III, NVC Classrooms

2:40-3:40 pm

Afternoon Refreshment Break, NVC Room 14-220
3:40-3:55 pm

Session IV, NVC Classrooms
4:00-5:00 pm