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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

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.

Alex Byrd, Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Associate Professor of History
Lesa Tran Lu, Executive Director of the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering; Associate Teaching Professor
Nia Georges, Professor of Anthropology
Fay Yarbrough, Associate Dean of Humanities; William Gaines Twyman Professor of History

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.

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