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Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER 22, 2014, 3:30-4:45 PM

DECEMBER 9, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa will present a talk entitled "Academically Adrift: Why Students Do Not Learn Much in College and Why it Matters" at Haverford College.
  • Location: Gest Center 101 / Haverford College / Haverford, PA 19041
  • More information: Haverford College

JANUARY 2, 2015, 3:30-5:30 PM

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa will participate in a panel on new efforts to improve student learning at the American Historical Association's Annual Meeting.
  • Location: New York Hilton Midown, Regent Parlor / 1335 Avenue of the Americas / New York, NY 10019
  • More information: American Historical Association

JANUARY 4, 2015, 2:30 PM

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa will participate in a panel at the American Economic Association's Annual Meeting on new initiatives in teaching, learning, and assessment in postsecondary economics.
  • Location: Sheraton Boston, Hampton Room / 39 Dalton St / Boston, MA 02199
  • More information: American Economic Association

Please check back for more announcements about our upcoming speaking engagements.

Recent Events

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

OCTOBER 9, 2014

NOVEMBER 3, 2014, 5-6:30 PM

  • Event details: Richard Arum led a seminar on college graduates' transitions to adulthood at the NYU Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy. He was joined by two respondents: Adam Gamoran, president of the William T. Grant Foundation, and Jennifer Jennings, assistant professor of sociology at NYU.
  • Location: Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012
  • More information: New York University

NOVEMBER 6, 2014, 9-10:30 AM

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa participated in a panel on academic rigor and instructional support at "Getting in and Staying in: Challenging the College Completion Gap," a CUNY Institute for Education Policy conference.
  • Location: Roosevelt House,  47-49 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
  • More information: CUNY Institute for Education Policy (YouTube recording)

Past Events

Arum and Roksa have spoken about their research on higher education at over 50 colleges and universities, including the following:

  • George Washington University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • Rice University
  • Rutgers University
  • Stanford University
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • The New School
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Maryland
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wabash College

They have also spoken at over 30 other organizations, including the following:

  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • American Sociology Association
  • Association for Institutional Research
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Governing Boards
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Education Writers Association
  • Institute of Education Sciences
  • Manhattan Institute
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI)
  • New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC)
  • Texas Higher Education Coordination Board
  • The College Board