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University of Illinois

Events Schedule


Friday, October 26, 2012 | Illini Union

8:00am
Illini Room A

Light Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00am
Illini Room A

Opening Ceremony
Phyllis Wise,
Vice President, University of Illinois; Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Edward McMillan, Member, Board of Trustees, University of Illinois

9:00 – 10:20am
Illini Room A

Panel: The Role of Land-Grant Universities in the Twenty-First Century

Moderator
Troy Mix, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Panelists
Roger Beachy, President Emeritus, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Gene Budig, Chancellor Emeritus, University of Kansas
Peter McPherson, President, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

10:20 – 10:40am
Illini Room B

Coffee Break
Musical performance of nineteenth-century music on period instruments: John Philip Sousa and A. Austin Harding America’s Regimental and Collegiate Band Traditions Reflected at the University of Illinois

Scott Schwartz, Associate Professor of Library Science, Archivist for Music and Fine Arts
Barry Houser, Clinical Assistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands

10:40am – 12:00pm
Illini Room A

Panel: The University of Illinois: Redefining our Land-Grant Mission in the Twenty-First Century

Moderator
Ilesanmi Adesida, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Panelists
Robert Hauser, Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mary Kalantzis, Dean, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ruth Watkins, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

12:00 – 1:20pm
Illini Room B

Lunch (Registration for this session is now closed)
Keynote Address: Robert Easter, President, University of Illinois

1:20 – 2:40pm
Illini Room A

Panel: Diversity and Access in Higher Education

Moderators
Mauriell Amechi, Master of Arts Candidate, The Ohio State University
Emily Malamud, Music Education Undergraduate Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Opening Remarks
Mauriell Amechi, Master of Arts Candidate, The Ohio State University

Panelists
Walter Hill, Dean, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, Tuskegee University
David Fields, Member, Illinois State Board of Education
Juan Salgado, President and CEO, Instituto del Progreso Latino

2:40 – 3:00pm
Illini Room A

Closing Session
David Bergeron, Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

9:00 – 2:00pm
Illini Room B-C

College and Unit Displays
College of Applied Health Sciences; College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences; College of Fine and Applied Arts; Soybean Press and University Archives: Displays are open to campus community with refreshments at the noon hour.


To view full presenter biographies, please visit the Biographies page. See the Resources page for more detailed information about College displays and for directions and parking information.