2010 Faculty Symposium

Academic Affairs Faculty Symposium

The New Normal in Higher Education:
UGA After the Current Economic Crisis

Unicoi State Park and Conference Center – Helen, GA
March 26-27, 2010

The 2010 Academic Affairs Faculty Symposium will examine how university instruction, research, service, graduate education and professional life have forever changed in our new fiscal and political environments. Participants will explore the new normal for faculty roles, rewards and expectations. New university environments will be examined in the context of funding issues and priorities, technological obsolescence and innovations and faculty student engagement.

Symposium Program

Introduction– Joe Broder

Welcome – Jere Morehead

Keynote Address – Susan Martin

Luncheon Presentation – Jeff Dorfman

Resources, Policy and Practice
Libby Morris, Tom Gausvik, Mark Dawkins
and Jan Hathcote (Moderator)

Reflections – President Michael Adams

Strategic Learning Environments
Kavita Pandit, Lloyd Rieber, David Berle
and David Knauft (Moderator)

Charge to Break-out Groups

Image Gallery

Columns article

Post-Conference Survey


Symposium Planning Committee
Joe Broder, Chair
Sherry Clouser
Chris Franklin
Leslie Gordon
Jan Hathcote
Mark Huber
Patricia Kalivoda
David Knauft
Chuck Kutal
Naomi Norman
Fran Teague


This 20th Academic Affairs Faculty Symposium is sponsored by the University of Georgia Teaching Academy. Funding was made possible through the financial support of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Institute for Higher Education. The Planning Committee would like to thank Stefani Hilley for her assistance in planning and coordinating the Symposium