Mini-Conference Cultivating Student Leadership to Foster a More Inclusive Liberal Arts Classroom
Host: Amherst College Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with Being Human in STEM and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Invited Speaker: Bryan Dewsbury, University of Rhode Island
Location: Amherst College Center for Teaching and Learning (Frost Library)
Date: April 5
Attendees: mix of faculty, Deans (diversity, student life or other), teaching and learning personnel
Agenda: PDF Agenda
Register: https://goo.gl/forms/ZhEPKh5ILpwB5sWP2 (Register by March 22)
Main Conference: Friday April 5, 2019 at the Amherst College Center for Teaching and Learning: Cultivating Student Leadership to Foster a More Inclusive Liberal Arts Classroom
[OPTIONAL] Sensemaker Meeting (April 4th half-day), see: https://lacol.net/sensemaker-data
Note on costs: Both events are open to faculty and staff from LACOL member schools and close affiliates. There is no registration fee; however, your home campus is expected to cover the cost of your travel and accommodations.
Recommended Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Amherst-Hadley
Guests should make their own reservations by telephoning Holiday Inn Express Reservations at (413) 582-0002 by March 3, 2019. In order to receive the discounted group rate, telephone requests must identify affiliation with “LACOL”. Group rate: $129 per night on April 3 and 4; $179 per night on April 5.
Getting to Amherst
If traveling by Amtrak, the Northeast Corridor 2 and the Vermonter routes stop in Springfield, MA (30 minutes from campus), and you can then take take a shuttle to campus through Valley Transporter.