System-wide Forum

September 19-20, 2019
Purdue West Lafayette Campus

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 All times EST

Time Event
2:00-3:00 p.m. 


Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 US Hwy 52 West, West Lafayette, IN

3:00 p.m.

Welcome from Provost Akridge

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Corey Seemiller, Ph.D., Educator, Researcher, Author, Speaker

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Deeper discussions on how to best engage and work with Generation Z

6:30-8:00 p.m.


Spurgeon Club, Mackey Arena, Northwestern Ave.
Parking in the F LOT north of Mackey Arena

Reception with Heavy Hors d'Oeuvres


Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 US Hwy 52 West, West Lafayette, IN

Time Event
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:20-8:30 a.m.

Celebration of Learning Management System Review and Teamwork

Jenna Rickus, Associate Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Purdue Online Learning

Gerry McCartney, Executive Vice President for Purdue Online                       

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Moderated Discussion on Student Resilience and Well-Being

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College
Speaker, Author, Thought Leader
Moderator: Beth McCuskey, Vice Provost for Student Life

10:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

Role-focused discussions on strategies to support student resilience and well-being

12:00 p.m.

Remarks at Lunch

Jay Akridge, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Diversity

 Forum concludes after Lunch


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