Administrators Workshop

The Lilly Fellows Program presents

The Twenty-second Annual Workshop for Senior Administrators: 

Fostering Belonging: Renewing the Conversation about Race and Mission

October 27-28, 2022
Lipscomb University
Nashville, Tennessee

Registration is Now Closed
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Dr. Willie James Jennings

Associate Professor of

Systematic Theology and Africana Studies

Yale Divinity School

      

Dr. William Turner

Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Public Service

Counselor to the President

Lipscomb University

 

          

Dr. Susan VanZanten

Senior Research Professor
in the Humanities

Christ College, The Honors College
of Valparaiso University

      

Dr. Herbert Medina

Provost

University Of Portland

 

The 2022 Workshop for Senior Administrators will offer the opportunity for senior administrators at church-related colleges and universities to engage Dr. Willie James Jennings concerning his critique of the aims and purposes of higher education elucidated in After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2020). We will sit with the critique, think about how it might impact the way we understand our campuses, and then begin to think about how we might respond in a way that invigorates and renews the conversation about race, justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses by understanding how they connect to our deepest aims in student formation and Christian mission.


The Workshop is offered at no cost to senior administrators at Lilly Network member institutions.  Each institution is eligible to register one senior administrator (president, vice president, academic dean, provost, or equivalent).  One participant from each school will be reimbursed for travel costs up to $600.  Meals and hotel accommodations will also be paid by the Lilly National Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities.  Additional participants from member schools will be waitlisted until the Registration Deadline (September 6, 2022) and will be enrolled as slots become available.

The Workshop will begin with 11:00 am registration on Thursday, October 27, 2022 and end by 1:00 pm on Friday, October 28, 2022.

Registration is Now Closed.
If you have Questions or Concerns About Registration, Email Us or Call 219-464-5317

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Learn more about past Administrators Workshops here.

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