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Recent Events

APRIL 9, 2016

  • Event details: Richard Arum gave the keynote address at Trocaire College's Conference on Teaching Innovations and Enhancing Learning
  • Location: Ramada Hotel & Conference Center /  Getzville, NY  14068
  • More information: Trocaire College 

OCTOBER 22, 2015

  • Event details: Richard Arum gave two talks: "How to Make College Work for You" and "How To Make College Work for Your Students" at CMU's Teaching and Learning Collective
  • Location: Central Michigan University /  Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
  • More information: Central Michigan University 

OCTOBER 16, 2015

  • Event details: Richard Arum spoke on a panel alongside David McCullough, Mitch Daniels, and Tom McMillen entitled "Class of 2040: What Will They Learn and at What Cost?"
  • Location: ACTA / Washington, DC 20036
  • More information: The American Council of Trustees and Alumni

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

  • Event details: The Education Research Program of the Social Science Research Council brought together a diverse group of stakeholders to reflect on the first two years of the Measuring College Learning (MCL) project.
  • Location: American Sociological Association / Washington, DC 20005
  • More information: Measuring College Learning Project Summit

MAY 9, 2015

  • Event details: Richard Arum gave a talk entitled "Aspiring and Academically Adrift: Critical Thinking in Contemporary Colleges and Careers" at Learning & the Brain's conference on Educating World-Class Minds.
  • Location: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel / New York, NY 10019
  • More information: Learning & the Brain

MAY 7, 2015

  • Event details: Richard Arum delivered the Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking lecture at RIT.
  • Location:  Rochester Institute of Technology / Rochester, NY 14623
  • More information: Rochester Institute of Technology

APRIL 16, 2015

  • Event details: Richard Arum gave a talk entitled "Academically Adrift: Why Students Do Not Learn Much In College and Why It Matters"
  • Location: University of Arkansas at Little Rock / Little Rock, AR 72204
  • More information: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

MARCH 11, 2015

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa discussed Academically Adrift and the Measuring College Learning Project at AACSB's annual assessment conference. Her talk explored challenges and opportunities associated with improving the measurement of general and discipline-specific learning in higher education.
  • Location: Renaissance Austin Hotel /  Austin, TX 78759
  • More information: AACSB Assessment Conference

JANUARY 29, 2015

  • Event details:Richard Arum discussed Aspiring Adults Adrift at Norwich University
  • Location: Norwich University / Northfield, VT 05663
  • More information: Norwich University

JANUARY 28, 2015

  • Event details:Richard Arum discussed Aspiring Adults Adrift at Dartmouth College
  • Location: Dartmouth College / Hanover, NH 03755
  • More information: Dartmouth College

JANUARY 23, 2015

JANUARY 4, 2015

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa participated 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

JANUARY 2, 2015

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa participated 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 and Storify

DECEMBER 9, 2014

  • Event details: Josipa Roksa presented 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

NOVEMBER 22, 2014

NOVEMBER 6, 2014

  • 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)

NOVEMBER 3, 2014

  • 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

OCTOBER 9, 2014

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

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