Schedule of Events

Friday, March 23, 2018

2:30 PM Registration, Center for International Education - Ruscio Center for Global Learning

3:30 Panel 1 | FLTA Panel on American Pedagogy and Classroom Culture Ms. Franziska Auer, FLTA, Austria; Ms. Sofía Hernández, FLTA, Argentina; Ms. Israa Abu Salah, FLTA, Israel; Ms. Mililani Ganivet, FLTA, France; Dr. Dick Kuettner, W&L

4:45 Panel 2 | Campus Climate and International Students. Presiders: David Baluarte, JD, W&L Law School; Dr. Matthew Lee, Department of Psychology, JMU; Mr. Thomas Lavenir, Assistant Director of International Center for Global Engagement, JMU

5:45 Reception, Hotchkiss Alumni House

6:45 Dinner, Ruscio Center for Global Learning Atrium

8:00 Opening Plenary | Dr. José Bowen, President, Goucher College 

Saturday, March 24, 2018 

8:00 AM Coffee

8:30 Panel 3 | Legal Challenges: Privacy Law, Risk, and Looming Challenges in a Digital World.  Presiders: Jennifer Kirkland, JD, Acting General Counsel, W&L;  Mr. Timothy Cummons, RCM&D, Inc.; Mr. Todd Binkowski, International SOS

9:30 Break

9:45 Panel 4 | Athletes and Study Abroad. Presiders: Coach Michael Singleton, W&L;  Mr. Jack Miller, W&L, 2019

10:45 Break

11:00 Panel 5 | Gender, SES, Racial Gaps in Higher Education. Presiders: Ms. Malaiki Serrano, ISA Abroad; Ms. Stephanie Davenport Tignor, Director of Education Abroad,VCU; Ms. Nasha Lewis, Assistant Director for Global Education, W&M; Ms. Elizabeth Mugo, W&L, 2019

12:15 Lunch and Business Discussion.  Dr. Mark Rush and Dr. Dick Kuettner, W&L

1:30 Panel 6 | Global Competence, Global Skills: Where Do They Meet in the Classroom? Presiders: Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy, School of World Studies, VCU; Dr. Bettina Staudt, President-Elect, FLAVA; Dr. Dick Kuettner, W&L

2:45 Panel 7 | Liberal Education in an Increasingly Illiberal World. Presiders: Dr. Mark Rush, W&L; Dr. Elizabeth Evans, Haverford College and LACOL 

4:00 Closing Plenary | Dr. Bryan Alexander, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC.