Welcome to the 6th Annual May Symposium Website
May Symposium institutes and workshops are designed to support your ongoing
professional development as a teacher, scholar, and/or leader. The exciting weeklong
events of May Symposium are facilitated by a variety of JMU organizations and offices.
This collaborative effort provides full-time faculty, part-time faculty, and academic unit
leaders with opportunities to focus on teaching, scholarship, service, and/or leadership.
Members of the JMU community as well as invited guest experts facilitate May Symposium events. Click here for a full list of facilitators.
Plenary Address - Leadership in Shakespeare: “For He’s a Spirit of Persuasion”
-Ralph Cohen, Director of Mission & Co-Founder of the American Shakespeare Center
-Michael Palmer, Assistant Director of the University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center
-Tillie Harris, Grant Training Center, Arlington, VA
May Symposium Program Collaborators:
May Symposium Financial Sponsors:
Special thanks to the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts for hosting the
Noftsinger Celebration of Madison Scholarship.