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A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost - October 2021

By Mary Jane Chew

Transformative Education 2.0 Conversation Recap

Earlier this month, Jay Akridge, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity, hosted a second campus-wide virtual conversation about Transformative Education 2.0, one of Purdue’s Next Moves.

The conversation featured presentations and a project update from the following panelists:

  • Jay Akridge, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity.
  • Jenna Rickus, vice provost for teaching and learning.
  • Kristina Wong Davis, vice provost for enrollment management.
  • Cherise Hall, vice provost for finance and strategic initiatives.
  • Beth McCuskey, vice provost for student life.
  • Gary Bertoline, senior vice president for Purdue Online and learning innovation.

The video of the Oct. 7 conversation can be viewed here.

Transformative Education 2.0 comprises three projects: 

  • Road Map Foundations - Propelling Student Success: This project is focused on enhancing key areas of our student success system.
  • Innovation College - Strategic Expansion of Experiential Education: This project is focused on increasing the quantity, quality and equity of experiential education opportunities.
  • Innovation College - Enhancing Student Learning and Classroom Engagement at Scale: The goal of this project is to leverage technology and create pedagogy to help redefine the residential student experience at scale. 

Transformative Education 2.0 is one of the five strategic initiatives of Purdue’s Next Moves, officially launched by the Board of Trustees last spring.

Visit the Transformative Education 2.0 website to learn more about the initiative and to submit questions and feedback.