Start timeEnd TimeSession Title
Thursday, Nov. 8Pre-Conference Meetings
8:00 3:30UVP Network Meeting (UVPs only)
3:305:00Specialized Network Meetings
Advising & Academic Guidance
Curricular & Co-Curricular Engagement & Integrative Learning
Science of Learning & Pedagogical Innovation
Student Success & Learning Analytics
3:30Board Meeting and Dinner (Board Members Only)
Friday, Nov. 9National Conference
8:009:00Breakfast and Welcome
9:0010:30Plenary Session 1: Cultivating Undergraduates' Curiosity, Creativity, and Discovery
10:45NoonBreakout Sessions
General Education
Curricular & Co-Curricular Integration
Synergistic Instructional Practices
Critical Thinking and Discovery
Fostering Discover and Innovation through Problem-Based Learning and Reinforcing Experiences
Promoting Creativity through Cross-Disciplinary Experiences
1:152:45Plenary Session 2: Cultivating Institutional Self-Discovery
3:004:15Breakout Sessions
Student Learning
Student Persistence
Constructing the First Year Experience
Cultivating a Culture of Data-Informed Instruction
Math as a Foundation
Three Keys to Promoting Innovation: Professional Identities, Incentive Structures, and Evidence-Based Evaluation
4:306:00Reception and Poster Session
Saturday, Nov. 10National Conference
8:009:00Breakfast and Announcements
9:0010:30Plenary Session 3: Making Change Happen--How Do We Get There?
10:45NoonBreakout Sessions
Analyzing Institution-Specific Trajectories: Combining What We Know About Our Students and Our Institutions
Advising and Academic Guidance
Using Learning Assistants to Promote Change
Departmental Action Teams
Connecting Graduate and Undergraduate Students
The Power of Unorthodox Combinations
1:002:30Plenary Session 4: Moving from Managing to Catalyzing Change
2:454:00Round-table Discussions
4:00Conference concludes