Thursday, April 16, 2015
Registration & Poster Session
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Panelists & Presenters
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Local Community Events
RiverRun International Film Festival
April 16 - 26, 2015
High Point Market
April 18 - 23, 2015
Quality Inn & Suites-Hanes Mall
2008 S. Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
April 16, 2015 (one night)
reference: WSSU Summit
The available room rate of $89.99
is good through 4/1/15 @ 12 noon.
Summit Sponsors & Donors
Office of Marketing &
Office of Science Initiatives
School of Health Sciences
The College of Arts, Sciences,
Business and Education
University College and Lifelong
UNC System Summit - Spring 2015
Innovation and Change: Thriving in the 21st Century University
Winston-Salem State University invites
you to participate in the second annual
summit focused on black faculty, staff
and graduate students in the UNC system.
In light of the transformations currently
taking place in higher education, this
year’s summit will explore real
opportunities for achieving success in the
Registration is now closed. To be placed on a wait list, please send a request to email@example.com with the subject line "Summit Registration Request".
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Diggs Gallery
Registration & Poster Session 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reception 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 - Hill Hall
Summit Opening and Welcome 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions 8:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Session I: Diversity and the Disciplines
Session II: African American Women Scholars: Challenges & Opportunities
Session III: Racial, Gender, Ethic, & Sexual Diversity in the 21st Century Academy
Plenary I: Provosts Panel 10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions 11:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Session IV: Transformative Leadership for a Transformed Academy
Session V: Transformative Teaching for a Transformed Academy
Session VI: Beyond the Ivory Tower: Realizing a University without Walls
Luncheon Keynote 12:15 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 1:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Session VII: Transformative Leadership for a Transformed Academy
Session VIII: Recruiting and Retaining Black Faculty
Session IX: Transformative Teaching for a Transformed Academy
Closing Plenary II: Summit Futures 2:50 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Summit Closing 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.