C3/LADO Visits 2013

Agenda – C3 at UC Berkeley  |  September 16 and 17, 2013

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM  |  Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Welcome: Professor and Dean of Arts and Humanities, Anthony Cascardi, C3 visit is hosted by Deans Anthony Cascardi and Carla Hesse; with Berkeley community including graduate students

9:10 AM – 9:30 AM  |  Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Keynote: Interrogating Diversity in the Academia, Dr. Juana María Rodríguez, Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies, UC Berkeley; with Berkeley community including graduate students. Read the full text of her address.

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM  |  Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Conversation About C3 and Diversity Praxis in the Academy with Berkeley Community and C3 Partners facilitated by Dr. Susan Sturm, the George M. Jaffin Professor of Law and Social Change, Director of the Center for Institutional and Social Change, Columbia University; Berkeley community including graduate students

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM  |  Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Academic Life at Liberal Arts Colleges by CLiberal Arts College Partners for all interested graduate students

1:30 PM – 3:15 PM  |  Men’s Faculty Club

Discipline workshops for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Math graduate students
Humanities – O’Neill Rm  |  Social Sciences – Howard Rm  |  Math – Louderback Rm

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM  |  Men’s Faculty Club, Howard Room

Drop-in Q&A for graduate students

Agenda – C3 at Columbia  |  November 1, 2013

Unless otherwise indicated, all sessions, lunch and reception are held in the Jerome Greene Annex

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Breakfast hosted by Columbia Diversity Officers and C3 Partners

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Welcome and overview of C3 Initiatives and the C3 Postdoctoral

10:00 – 11:30 AM

Faculty life at liberal arts colleges (LACs) (panelists from Connecticut College, Middlebury and Williams)

Overview of liberal arts colleges 

Characteristics of a LAC
Research and teaching opportunities
Faculty, funding, libraries, and colleagues
Becoming a fabulous teacher: good teaching gets rewarded
Competing for grants with other small institutions, NEH, NIH, NSF

How to be successful

Evaluation and tenure
Excellence in teaching, scholarship and service
Competitive salaries, sabbatical and travel
Engaged in faculty governance
Institutional access and ability to influence change

11:30 – 12 Noon

Keynote Address: Dr. Tracey Hucks, Haverford College

Noon – 1:00 PM

Lunch with all program participants

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Small group workshops (by discipline meetings with LAC faculty reps and Columbia graduate students)

Humanities  |  William and June Warren Hall (1125 Amsterdam Ave), Room 600
Social Sciences  |  Jerome Greene Hall (435 W. 116th St), Room 501
Natural Sciences  |  Jerome Greene Annex (410 West 117th St)

1:00 – 2:00 PM  |  Jerome Greene Hall, Room 728

Concurrent workshop for Columbia faculty and administrators interested in advising graduate students about LAC careers

3:30 PM – 5 PM

Drop in Q & A time for graduate students, with individual discussions of faculty openings

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Reception for all program participants – Jerome Greene Annex

Faculty openings

Click here for a list of current faculty openings at all LADO colleges for the 2013-14 recruiting season. Please note that the listings are subject to change and that each school’s website should be consulted.

Recommended article

A Research Career at a Liberal-Arts College, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008