University of Nebraska, Lincoln May 30-June 1, 2019 Host: Amy Goodburn

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  • Thursday (2-5 p.m.) UVP 101. While most research universities have a senior administrator (e.g., dean, associate provost, undergraduate vice president/provost or “UVP”) who oversees undergraduate education, specific roles and responsibilities vary. The purpose of UVP 101 is to introduce new UVPs to the Reinvention Collaborative (RC). The RC connects UVPs to a national network of colleagues who oversee and advance undergraduate education at R1/2 universities. UVP 101 involves experienced UVPs and is led by Archie Holmes, the University of Virginia.

  • Thursday (6-9 p.m.) reception and dinner at the Sheldon Museum of Art with UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green, Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman, and Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm, Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

  • Friday panels on achievement gaps, wellness, & enrollment management, featuring UNL experts and presenters from Wash. U., Howard, American, Florida State, and Minnesota, designed to encourage maximal dialogue.

  • Friday campus tours (highlighting innovative, distinctive UNL programs)

    • Health Center/Medical Center College of Nursing

    • Athletics/Academics: Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior; Athletics Performance Lab; Herman Life Skills Complex

    • Nebraska Innovation Campus: Innovation Studio; Greenhouse; Food Science Complex

    • Entrepreneurship/Leadership: College of Business; Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management

    • Emerging Media and Technology (hard hat tour)

    • International Quilt Study Center and Museum; Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design Program

  • Saturday (9-11 a.m.): Bob Kerrey, former governor, U.S. senator, New School president, and current chair of the Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship (see https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/people/bob-kerrey/).

  • Note: accommodations via Embassy Suites Hotel (1040 P Street, Lincoln)

  • Note: air travel via Lincoln Airport (offering connections with Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, and Minneapolis) or Eppley Airfield, Omaha.

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