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11th annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning:
The Future of General Education at Rice

hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the General Education Committee
sponsored by Scientia and the CTE

January 5, 2024
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Keynote speakers:
Elizabeth Loizeaux, Special Advisor to the Provost, Boston University
Paul Hanstedt, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Innovation, University of Minnesota Rochester
Ashley Finley, Vice President for Research and Senior Advisor to the President, American Association of Colleges and Universities

The afternoon will also include a panel of Rice faculty discussing innovative teaching strategies and high-impact practices; workshop and break-out sessions; and a post-conference reception at Brochstein Pavilion.

All members of the Rice community are invited to attend; please RSVP here. Additional details of the keynote addresses as well as the program for the day will be posted as they become available.

Welcome to our Associate Directors!

We are happy to welcome Dr. Catherine Barber and Dr. Tom McCabe to the CTE team! Visit our newly updated People page to view Catherine and Tom's profiles or to schedule a consultation with them.

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Phone: 713.348.2929

Postal Address
Center for Teaching Excellence
6100 Main Street, MS-290
Houston, TX 77005

Street Address
Center for Teaching Excellence, MS-290
Herring Hall, Room 129
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005