March 21 and 22, 2024

Conference Videos

Day 1

Day 1—Opening Remarks

John J. DeGioia, PhD
President, Georgetown University

Richard Miller, PhD
President Emeritus, Olin College of Engineering
Founding Chair, The Coalition for Transformational Education

Keith Buffinton, PhD
Executive Director, Coalition for Transformational Education
Professor Emeritus, Bucknell University

University of Florida Quest Program Presentation and Discussion

Angela Lindner, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Education

University of Florida

Ignite Talks

Marianne Cowan, MA
Associate Director of Program Design, Purposeful Work, Bates College

Brandee Popaden-Smith
Director, Work + Learn, Arizona State University

Domenico Grasso, PhD
Chancellor, University of Michigan Dearborn

Fireside Chat: How to Build Trust in Higher Education Through Wellbeing

Richard Miller, PhD, President Emeritus, Olin College of Engineering
Founding Chair, The Coalition for Transformational Education

Dan Porterfield, PhD,CEO and President, Aspen Institute

Clayton Spencer, MA, JD, President Emerita, Bates College

Moderator: John J. DeGioia, PhD, President, Georgetown University

Keynote Remarks

Corey Keyes, Professor of Sociology, Emory University College of Arts and Sciences

Georgetown University Engelhard Project Presentation and Discussion

Joselyn Lewis, MA
Director of Inclusive Pedagogy, Center of New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, Georgetown University

Nestory Ngolle
Student and member of the Engelhard Student Advisory Council, Georgetown University

Ignite Talks

Harly Ramsey, PhD,
Associate Professor of Technical Communication Practice, University of Southern California

Steve Malter, PhD
Professor of Practice of Management & Entrepreneurship, Washington University in St. Louis

Rev. Kurt Nelson, Director of Religious & Spiritual Life
Ibrahim Ware, Student
Bucknell University

Summary of Day 1

Clayton Spencer, MA, JD
President Emerita, Bates College

Keynote Remarks

Paul Tough
Author, Speaker, and Journalist

Moderator:
Richard Miller, PhD
President Emeritus, Olin College of Engineering
Founding Chair, The Coalition for Transformational Education

Day 2

Keynote Remarks, Agora, and Conversation

The Astonishing Effect of Exercise on the Brain

Wendy Suzuki, PhD
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, New York University

LearningWell Panel Presentation

Nicola Blake, PhD
Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Guttman Community College CUNY

Thomas C. Katsouleas, PhD
President Emeritus, University of Connecticut

Michael Magee, PhD
President, Minerva University

Samantha Smith, PhD, MPH,CHES
Health Promotion Director, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Moderator: Marjorie Malpiede, Editor-in-Chief, LearningWell

Executive Presentation of Coalition for Transformational Education/Gallup Survey Results with a Spotlight on the University of Maine

Zachary Hrynowski
Senior Education Consultant, Gallup

John Volin, PhD
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Maine

Conference Summary

Keith Buffinton, PhD
Executive Director, Coalition for Transformational Education
Professor Emeritus, Bucknell University