Virginia Governor's Higher Education Presidents' Summit on the Service Year October 4 & 5

Virginia Governor's Higher Education Presidents' Summit on the Service Year October 4 & 5 Inspired by the national call to action, Virginia college and university presidents will convene at W&M to discover new ways to support the service year for our students and graduates. The Franklin Project envisions a future in which a year of full-time national service—a service year—is a cultural expectation, a common opportunity, and a civic rite of passage for every young American. Enthusiastic about the prospect of this vision for our Virginia college students and our graduates, lets discover the next big idea for service in higher education. Monday, October 5 School of Education at the College of William & Mary 8:45 - 9:15 am - Check in and Light Breakfast Matoaka Woods Room 9:15 am - Welcome from First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and W&M President Taylor Reveley Matoaka Woods Room 9:30 - 9:45 am - Context Setting Matoaka Woods Room John Bridgeland and MacKenzie Moritz from the Franklin Project 9:45 - 10:30 am - Presidents Panel Matoaka Woods Room Moderated by VA Secretary of Education Anne Holton Jon Alger, James Madison University Tracy Fitzsimmons, Shenandoah University Edward “Ted” Raspiller, John Tyler Community College 10:30 - 10:45 am Break 10:45am - noon - Models of the Engaged Campus Education Breakout Sessions The Engaged University: A New Approach Dogwood Room Since the late 1990s, JMU has been quietly “preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives,” just as our mission statement declares. In July 2014, however, we adopted a bold new strategic plan and vision to be the national model for the engaged university--engaged with ideas and the world. In this session, members of the Engaged University Council will explain our distinctive approach, which advances three separate, but related components of engagement (Engaged Learning, Civic Engagement, and Community Engagement), each with its own

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