Provosts Summit at NAFSA 2017

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2017 Registration

May 31-June 1, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Participants at Provost Summit NAFSA 2017 will explore the evolving challenges of leadership in a time of political and cultural uncertainty. Colleges and universities have made significant strides in preparing all students to thrive in a complex and interconnected world. However, many of the foundations of international education and global learning are under attack. During the Provost Summit, participants will work with peers to identify the most pressing global issues they face on campus and hear from noted thought leaders from the academy, the media, and the international relations world to begin to imagine strategies to successfully meet these challenges.

Benefits of Attending

  • Address key issues in comprehensive internationalization and global learning
  • Participate in conversations designed for and led by academic leaders
  • Network with chief academic officers from across the country and around the world
  • Tour the International Education Expo Hall and connect with more than 400 institutions

Registration Rates

$349 – Provosts Summit registration for campus provosts and chief academic officers only. Complimentary access to the full NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference and Expo is included for Provosts Summit attendees. Contact provosts@nafsa.org.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

4:00 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Address: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
VIP Seating available for Presidents and Provosts

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Academic Leadership Reception
Presidents and Provosts to be joined by Senior International Officers

Welcoming Remarks
Elaine Meyer-Lee, EdD, President, NAFSA
Thomas Wallace, PhD, Vice President, CSU Bakersfield

Thursday, June 1, 2017

8:00 a.m.– 8:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

8:45 a.m.– 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Framing the Day
Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil, Executive Director and CEO, NAFSA
Debra W. Stewart, PhD, President Emerita, Council of Graduate Schools, and Senior Fellow, NORC at the University of Chicago

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Knowledge, Power, and Populism: Universities in a Changing International Order
A Conversation with Richard N. Haass, President of the Council for Foreign Relations author of A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order
Moderated by Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil, Executive Director and CEO, NAFSA

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Session: Internal Constituencies and Leadership for Global Learning
Moderated by Diana Bartelli Carlin, PhD, Former Associate Provost for Graduate and Global Education and Professor Emerita Saint Louis University (retired)
Lynn Mahoney, PhD, Provost, CSU Los Angeles
Douglas Palmer, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and Dean, Walsh University

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Facilitated Table Discussions

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

Keynote Address: Words Matter: The Rise of Violent Extremists Online and Why Our Youth Stand at a Crossroads
Haroon K. Ullah, PhD, Secretary of State Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State and author of Digital Rebels: Islamists, Social Media and the New Democracy (forthcoming)

1:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.

Decision-Making in an Era of Uncertainty: Global Trends That Will Affect International Education
Panel moderated by Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil, Executive Director and CEO of NAFSA
Nelson Cunningham, JD, President, McLarty Associates
Eduardo Ochoa, PhD, President, California State University, Monterey Bay
David Oxtoby, PhD, President, Pomona College

2:30 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.

Concluding Remarks/Next Steps
Debra W. Stewart, PhD, President Emerita, Council of Graduate Schools, and Senior Fellow, NORC at the University of Chicago
Diana Bartelli Carlin, PhD, Former Associate Provost for Graduate and Global Education and Professor Emerita Saint Louis University (retired)

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Shuttle to Convention Center
Optional Guided Tour of NAFSA 2017 International Education Expo Hall

4:00 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Address: Dr. Shirin Ebadi
VIP Seating available for Presidents and Provosts

2017 Presenters

Presenter bios

Sponsor

NAFSA thanks The California State University System for its generous support of this event.

The California State University System