Rethinking Success Day 1

April 11, 2012: First day of three-day conference to discuss and debate the role and value of the liberal arts education for 21st-Century careers

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  1. Welcome and Conference Overview

    Nathan O. Hatch  President, Wake Forest University
    Jacquelyn S. Fetrow  Dean, Wake Forest College, Wake Forest University
    Andy Chan  Vice President for Personal and Career Development, Wake Forest University

    •  Nathan O. Hatch provides his personal perspective for the future of America's liberal arts institutions. 
    •  Jacquelyn S. Fetrow provides context for why this issue is important and how to engage faculty in the conversation
    • Andy Chan outlines the purpose and goals for the conference

  2. Setting the tone for the conference on college students and careers…
  3. THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

    Panelists
    Andrew Delbanco  Director, American Studies, Columbia University 
    Stanley N. Katz  Director, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Princeton University
    Moderator
    Michele Gillespie  Kahle Associate Professor of History

    Panel focuses on:
    • U.S. liberal arts colleges and universities — how have they changed over time
    • How has the definition of "liberal arts" changed and why
    • The forecast for liberal arts institutions over the 21st-Century
  4. Education is a community of learning…
  5. The value education and reflection…do the "big" questions change?
  6. College and career
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