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Graduate Education: A National Perspective

April 12, 2016, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences - 120
SponsorThe Graduate SchoolPosted InCampus Events
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The Graduate School and The University Graduate Council are pleased to welcome Dr. Suzanne Ortega, President of the Council of Graduate Schools.  In her presentation, “Graduate Education:  A National Perspective,” Dr. Ortega will discuss student access to higher education, program development, and the role of graduate education in career preparation.  Dr. Ortega has served as the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of North Carolina system, Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of New Mexico, and Graduate Dean at the University of Washington and at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Following Dr. Ortega’s presentation, the University Graduate Council will host break out sessions that will focus on questions and issues directly related to MSU graduate programs.  Topics to be discussed include capstone assessments, online mentoring, and interdisciplinary programs.  Interested faculty should register for breakout sessions here. 

Breakout Session 1:  Capstone Assessments  12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  CELS 120
Breakout Session 2:  Interdisciplinary Programs  12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  CELS 207
Breakout Session 3:  Online Mentoring  12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  CELS 225

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