Unleashing the Power of Difference
Creating Neuro-Inclusive Learning Spaces
We live in a neurodiverse world. Spaces that support sensory needs can allow a wider range of students to flourish, creating a more equitable—and more flexible—environment. Leaders from Thomas Jefferson University and Verona Carpenter Architects will share examples across typologies of innovative solutions, unleashing the generative power of difference.
The Empowered University
Shared Leadership for Academic Success and Crisis Management
Published 2020SCUP 2020 Annual Conference.
Freeman A. Hrabowski III has led a transformation of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) from a young, regional institution to an innovative research university. In this opening keynote, he discusses his new book, The Empowered University,
which probes the ways in which an empowering culture and shared leadership enable a campus to tackle tough issues when times are good and manage challenges when crises emerge.
Voices from the Field: Episode #20
Opportunity Amid Disruption
Published 2020Recorded June 29.
Hear how Grand Valley State University’s Loren Rullman frames the changes COVID-19 brings to student life, using the word “more”—more technology, more options, more outside-the-box thinking, and more action and cultural change—as we look ahead to the transformation of campuses for fall and beyond.
Voices from the Field: Episode #15
Your Character is Showing! Inclusive Community Care Amid the Crisis
As a campus built on standards of social justice and experiential learning, Roger Williams University used COVID-19 as an opportunity to think creatively about ways to serve its community. Chief of Staff Brian Williams shares how the school showed its character throughout the crisis, coming up with personal ways to connect with prospective families, support off-campus communities, and open pathways to learning.