Title of Talk: Transforming Undergraduate Education
Time and Location: Nov. 27th, 4:30 p.m., Tillotson Room
Co-sponsored by the William Beazell Memorial Fund, the office of the Provost, and Allegheny College Center for Experiential Learning (ACCEL).
Biography: Dr. Harward is the Director of the Bringing Theory to Practice Project of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). He served as President of Bates College from 1989 through June 2002, when he was appointed President Emeritus. Before taking office at Bates, Dr. Harward served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at the College of Wooster, Ohio; preceding his tenure there, he taught and served in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Delaware, and subsequently designed and led the University Honors program. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Maryland. He is currently a Senior Fellow with AAC&U. He serves as a consultant for the Center for Liberal Education and Civic Engagement, a joint project of AAC&U and Campus Compact. President Harward also serves on a variety of foundation and educational boards. Harward served as Editor for the book Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed.