2016 - Uniting Liberal and Professional Learning through Christian Mission
October 13-14, 2016
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Dr. Marilyn McEntyre, Professor of Medical Humanities, UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
Dr. Stephany Schlachter, Provost, Lewis University
2015 - Mentoring for Leadership in Mission
October 8-9, 2015
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J. Bradley Creed, President of Campbell University
Denise Doyle, Provost Emerita of the University of the Incarnate Word
2014 - From Mission to Meaningful Lives: Student Success in Church-Related Higher Education
Xavier University of Louisiana
September 25 - 26, 2014
Speakers: Bobby Fong*, President of Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania and Patricia O'Connell Killen, Academic Vice President of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. More information on this conference, including speakers' presentation, is available here.
*President Fong passed away several weeks before the workshop, and his paper was presented by Mark Schwehn, former Provost of Valparaiso University and the LFP's Project Director.
2013 - Mission and the Economic Challenges Facing Higher Education
The University of Scranton
October 17 and 18, 2013
Speakers: Christine M. Wiseman, president of Saint Xavier University, and R. Richard Ray, provost of Hope College. More information on this conference, including the speakers' presentations, is available here.
2012 - Christian Higher Education:The Legal and Regulatory Landscape.
The University of Indianapolis
October 18 and 19, 2012
On October 18 and 19, 2012, the Workshop for Senior Administrators convened at the University of Indianapolis with the topic: Christian Higher Education:The Legal and Regulatory Landscape. This workshop addressed the challenges posed by contemporary legal and regulatory dynamics to the mission and identity of church-related institutions of higher learning and suggest positive ways to address them.
David W. Burcham, President of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California and John E. Hart,
General Counsel of Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio were the two speakers for this workshop which was lead by Mel Piehl, Dean of Christ College, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana.
Speakers: David W. Burcham, President of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California and John E. Hart, General Counsel of Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio. More information on this conference, including photographs and video recordings of the presentations, is available here.
2011 - Leadership, Mission, and Meaning: Engaging the Curriculum
The speakers for this year’s Administrators Workshop were MaryStrey, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Chemistry and Biology at Central College in Pella, Iowa and Paul E. Benson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. Click here for Mary Strey's talk and here for Paul E. Benson's session. To learn more about the speakers, click here. Administrator Workshop attendees attended the Vespers service, “This Far by Faith,” at the Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, Thursday evening, October 20, led by Dr. Penny Marler, liturgist and Professor of Religion, with preaching by Timothy George,Dean and Professor of Divinity, History, and Doctrine, at Beeson Divinity School. The service was directed by Eric L. Mathis, Instructor of Church Music and Worship Leadership with Kristin Kenning, Assistant Professor of Music, as cantor. A video recording of Timothy George's sermon is available here.
2010 - The Arts as Institutional Signature
The entire Administrators Workshop was filmed and individual presentations are now available. To view the recordings of the Administrator Workshop, click here. To obtain a DVD copy of the complete 2010 Workshop for Senior Administrators, please contact the Lilly Fellows Program.
2009 - Assessing Mission Effectiveness
2008 - Diversity and Mission
Seattle Pacific University
2007 - Mentoring for Mission
2006 - Hiring for Mission
Xavier University, Cincinati, OH
2005 - Marketing for Mission
2004 - Hiring for Mission: The Role of Department Chairs
St. Olaf College
2003 - Developing Leadership for Mission
2002 - Developing Boards for Mission
2001 - Developing Faculty for Mission
2000 - Hiring for Mission
Loyola Marymount University