SEC Academic Consortium on campus this week
Administrators and professors from around the South will be on campus this week for the Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium's Academic Leadership Development workshop.
President Mark Keenum opens the special event with a presentation on leadership Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Hunter Henry Center. (Though limited to registered program participants, sessions are open to the news media.)
In addition to Keenum, other Mississippi State faculty and staff leading sessions and giving presentations during the three-day event are:
Hart Bailey, President, Robert Holland Faculty Senate
Roger Baker, Campus Master Planner
Thomas Bourgeois, Dean of Students
Tim Chamblee, Director, Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Pasquale Cinnella, Professor and Interim Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Jacque Deeds, Professor of Agriculture Extension Education, School of Human Sciences
Jerry Gilbert, Provost and Executive Vice President
Lisa Harris, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Mike Highfield, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Finance and Economics
George Hopper, Dean, College of Forest Resources and Interim Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Mitzy Johnson, Associate Director, Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Meghan Millea, Vice President, Robert Holland Faculty Senate
James West, Dean, College of Architecture, Art and Design
Sheri Worthy, Professor, School of Human Sciences
A detailed agenda is online at http://www.msstate.edu/web/temp/2011_aldp_agenda.pdf.
The Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium's mission is to advance academic excellence and distinction through collaboration of SEC universities. Strategic priorities for 2008-2011 are 1) advance collaborative initiatives of academic leadership development, diversity, internationalization, and libraries; 2) build affiliate groups; and 3) enhance infrastructure and operations. Additional information about the organization is online at http://www.secac.uark.edu.