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15 April 2008

MUC Dogwood/Maple/Oak/Redbud

8:30 - 8:35 Welcome by Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift

8:35 - 8:45 Welcome and Comments by Paul Ferguson

8:45 - 8:55 Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Kathleen Tunney

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Address by KerryAnn O'Meara

The morning keynote will explore what is meant by service, its different forms, values and impacts - who is most involved in different forms of service and why. It will explore some of the barriers to recognizing service in higher education and how they might be overcome, including how service might be better assessed and recognized through promotion and tenure and contract renewal. The benefits of "taking service seriously" will be discussed, benefits for the professional lives of faculty, for their students, the institution and the public.

10:00 - 10:15 Short break

10:15-11:15 Breakout Session lead by Dr. O'Meara

Guiding questions: What kinds of service have you been involved in recently? What have been some of the benefits of this work for you, students, your programs, and the institution? How is service assessed and counted in your department/college? How much does it count? Should it count differently, more, less?

11:15 - 11:30 Short break

11:30 - 12:30 Panel 1-Service Work with Students or the Community

Andy Lozowski, Electrical and Computer Engineering-Solar Car Racing Team,

Dwight McLeod, Dental Medicine- MLK winner from the Dental School

Allison Fahsl, Special Education and Communication Disorders-Student Organization Advisor

of the Year

Lorraine Williams, Nursing-Project GAIN and Community Nursing

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:45-2:45 Panel 2-Service Projects at SIUE

John Navin, Economics and Finance-UPBC and the Salary Equity Study,

John Meisel, Economics and Finance-NCAA and Reclassification to Division I Athletics, Jennifer Rehg, Anthropology-BRIDGE

Marcus Agustin, Mathematics and Statistics-Chair of Educational and Research Policies

Committee of the Graduate Council

2:45-3:00 Thanks and Closing Comments by Kay Covington

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