Skyline at dusk in Atlanta, Georgia

November 2009

Challenge as Opportunity: The Academy in the Best and Worst of Times
A National Symposium
November 20–21, 2009

Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College
Atlanta, Georgia

Symposium Overview

Spring 2010 Journal

In this issue:

Plenary Panel

Recession, Realities, and Resurgence: Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education


Learning Matters
A Chinese Proverb: ‘May You Live in Interesting Times’ or ‘That Which Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger’ — Faculty Roles and Responsibilities in the New Abyss
Beyond Tolerance: Opportunities for Teaching and Learning Compassion in the HBCU Classroom
Challenges and Opportunities Within the Classroom: Facilitating Students’ Transition from High School to College
Chaminade University: The Four-Year Plan
Emerging Pedagogies for Uncertain Times: Student and Faculty Perspectives
Inter- and Intragroup Dialogue and Assessment as Partners for Diversity
Legal Implications of Academic Advising
Faculty–Librarian Collaboration to Teach Information Literacy in an Online Environment
Global Ethics in the Classroom
Student Interpretations of Disasters: Do Online Students Respond Differently Than Face-to-Face Students? Evidence from the Classroom
The Curriculum and the Campus Crisis: When Campus Shootings Impact Classroom Instruction
The Morehouse College W.E.B. Du Bois International House — A Living and Learning Residential Center to Engage the Global Community
The Role of Language and Popular Culture in Civility
The Times They Are a-Changin’: Promoting Learning Beyond the Classroom and Social Activism
We’re 20, They’re 21