1:00 - 3:00 pm, ET
Keynote Interview: The Opportunities in the Inequity
Jesmyn Ward, a two-time National Book Award winner, discusses the social and racial inequities exposed by the pandemic and how she explores those experiences through the characters in her novels.
Speaker: Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award Winner, Professor of Creative Writing, Tulane University
Moderator: Sarah Brown, Senior Reporter, The Chronicle
Insights Panel: The Students of 2021 — and Beyond
Student demographics are shifting, pushing colleges to redefine their educational and social missions. In this panel, experts discuss how to engage students, foster their growth, and equip them to succeed.
Cathy N. Davidson, Professor of English, Graduate Center, City University of New York, author of The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare for a World in Flux
Anthony A. Jack, Assistant Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education, author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students
Moderator: Sara Lipka, Assistant Managing Editor, The Chronicle
Sponsor Case Study: Transforming the Student Experience at Tallahassee Community College
Shane Topping, Director of Product Marketing at Workday, discusses the changes that Tallahassee Community College implemented to enhance the student experience.
Shane Topping, Product Marketing Director, Workday
Bret Ingerman, Vice President for Information Technology, Tallahassee Community College
Advice Panel: The Future of Student Success
As colleges seek to serve different populations, college leaders must develop new strategies to reach them. In this panel, a college leader, a student-success expert, and a student association president offer key advice.
Aidan Arasasingham, President, University of California Student Association
DeRionne Pollard, President, Montgomery College
Timothy Renick, Executive Director, the National Institute for Student Success, Georgia State University
Moderator: Fernanda Zamudio-Suarez, Newsletter Product Manager, The Chronicle