JMU May Symposium 2012 - May 7 -11th

From: Center for Faculty Innovation

Full and Part Time Faculty,

MAY SYMPOSIUM is an opportunity to focus on YOU as a teacher, scholar, and/or leader. Check out the myriad of professional development options available from May 7-11 and mark your calendar now! Last year, over 600 participants engaged in the weeklong focus on faculty.

Online Schedule is available at The 6th Annual JMU May Symposium Brochure will arrive soon in your campus mailbox.

Plenary Speaker and Noftsinger Celebration of Madison Scholarship
The 2012 May Symposium plenary speaker, the American Shakespeare Center with Ralph Cohen and members of the acting team, will engage you in a highly interactive session designed to engage faculty in an exploration of faculty roles and leadership from the perspective of Shakespeare. The plenary will culminate the 2nd Annual Noftsinger Celebration of Madison Scholarship held on Thursday, May 10 at the Forbes Center, showcasing an array of events designed to celebrate faculty research and scholarship.

• Open now for all events
• April 6 is the deadline for all institute applications.
• Spaces are limited in other events, so enroll now.

Institutes, workshops and special events focus on topics ranging from active learning to writing successful grant proposals. You’ll find that some events are back by popular demand, while others are brand new – designed to enhance the life of the mind, build critical skills, and connect faculty to each others’ research and teaching interests. Members of the JMU community as well as invited guest experts facilitate May Symposium events.

May Symposium Program Collaborators: Center for Faculty Innovation, Center for Instructional Technology, Center for Assessment & Research Studies, Community Service Learning, Office of Diversity & Diversity Councils, Faculty Research Council, General Education Program, Institute for Stewardship of the Natural World, JMU Libraries & Educational Technologies, JMU Learning Centers, Madison Art Collection, Office of Judicial Affairs, Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of International Programs, Office of Outreach and Engagement, Student Success Programs, University Studies, and Quality Enhancement Plan Committee Affairs.

May Symposium Financial Sponsors: Center for Faculty Innovation, Center for Instructional Technology, Bridging the Valley Grant, The Graduate School, Honors Program, The Provost's Office, and Office of Research & Public Service