Conference Program

All sessions will be in the Oklahoma Memorial Union unless otherwise stated.

Thursday, November 1st

TimeEventLocation
4:30 p.m.- 6 p.m.Registration for SymposiumStuart Landing (2nd floor)
4:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m.Shuttles depart from Embassy Suites for Opening Dinner and WelcomeEmbassy Suites
6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.Opening Dinner

Welcome and remarks from OU Planning Committee

Opening Plenary: Dr. Keith Gaddie, Headington College Senior Fellow

University of Oklahoma
Molly Shi Boren Ballroom (3rd floor)
7:45 p.m.- 8 p.m.Shuttles back to Embassy Suites

Last shuttle leaves at 8 p.m.
Oklahoma Memorial Union Main Entrance

Friday, November 2nd

TImeEventLocation
8 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m.Shuttles from Embassy SuitesEmbassy Suites
8:15 a.m.- 9 a.m.RegistrationStuart Landing (2nd Floor)
9 a.m.- 10 a.m.Plenary II
Brooke Barnett Associate Provost fro Academic and Inclusive Excellence

Elon University
Associates and Regents Rooms

Concurrent Session I (10:10 a.m.- 11:10 a.m.)

Session TitlePresenter(s)Location
Beginner Track:
Residential Colleges and a Collegiate
Way of Living: This isn't Just Another Living-learning Community
James Penven, Director of Housing and Residential Life

Radford University
Frontier Room
Organic Creativity through Strategic PlanningTy Krueger, Residential Commons Director

Dr. Alice Kendrick, Faculty in Residence

Southern Methodist University
Associates Room
Meta-Collegiate Thinking: Experiences in a
College Course on Residential Colleges
Clark Maddux, Watauga Residential College Director

Holland McLean, College Junior

Hyla Zouzias, College Sophomore

Zoe Chaplin, College Sophomore

Mandi Burnison, College Sophomore

Appalachian State University
Heritage Room
Residential Adventures: Pathways to Global LearningSarah Kelly, Assistant Principal

Dr. Lara Lomicka, Faculty Principal

Preston Residential College

University of South Carolina
Scholars Room
TImeEventLocation
11:20 a.m.- 12:35 p.m.Lunch in the Oklahoma Memorial UnionOMU Food Court (1st Level)
12:35 p.m.Depart from OMU to Residential Colleges
12:45 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. Tour of the Residential CollegesHeadington College and Dunham College

Concurrent Session II (1:40 p.m.- 2:40 p.m.)

Session TitlePresenter(s)Location
Beginner Track:
Planning for the Operational Costs of a
Residential College
Carl Krieger, Director of Residence Life

Purdue University
Heritage Room
Generation ZJennifer Post, Director of Residence Life

Southern Methodist University
Frontier Room
Identifying Effective Practices for
Student/Faculty Engagement in Residence Halls
Kate Baier, Senior Director- Residence Life

Kerri Smith, Assistant Director-Faculty Programs

New York University
Regents Room
Setting a Vision & Clarifying Expectations for Residential College LeadersRishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of Brooks Residential College

Leia Duncan, Brooks Residential College Director

Samuel Cox, Ryley Collins, Alex Ngo- College Council

Isabel Randall, Kayla Kemp, Reylie Ackley- Community Leaders (RAs)

Baylor University
Scholars Room

Concurrent Session III (2:50 p.m.- 3:50 p.m.)

Session TitlePresenter(s)Location
Beginner Track:
From the Ground Up: Building a Thriving
Collaborative Partnership between an
Undergraduate College and Residence Life
Allison Cruz, Director, Academic Porgams

Danielle Klein, Associate Director of Residence Life

Tulane University
Frontier Room
Student Leadership: Constant Change, Challenging ConstantsClark Maddux, Residential College Director

Julia Kark Callander, College Faculty

Holland McLean, Resident Assistant, Mentor and Student

Appalachian State University
Associates Room
Developing Community: Integrating Community
Engagement into Residential Colleges
Niki Rudolph, Director of Academic and Student Affairs

Scot Yoder, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Students

Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Michigan State University
Heritage Room
ISO: Established Academic Willing to Share Wall
with Hundreds of College-age Students:
Lessons Learned in the Faculty-in-Residence
Recruitment and Selection Process
Sarah Ballman, Residential Community Director

Michelle Madsen, Assistant Director of Residence Life

Trevor Sutton, Residential Community Director

Southern Methodist University
Scholars Room
TimeEventLocation
4 p.m.- 5 p.m.Plenary Session III

Dr. Kyle Harper, Senior Vice President
and Provost

University of Oklahoma
Associates and Regents Rooms
5:15 p.m.Depart from Oklahoma Memorial Union
to Networking Socials
In front of the OMU
5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.Networking Social for Professionals and PartnersVolare
5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.Networking Social for StudentsDunham College
7 p.m.Dinner on your own!

Note: A shuttle will be provided for
those who would like to return to
Embassy Suites prior to determining dinner plans
7 p.m.- 9:45 p.m.Shuttles departing from OMU
every 15 minutes to return to Embassy Suites
In front of the OMU

Saturday, November 3rd

TimeEventLocation
8 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 8:30 a.m.,
8:45 a.m.
Shuttles from Embassy SuitesEmbassy Suites

Concurrent Session IV ( 9 a.m.- 10 a.m.)

Session TitlePresenter(s)Location
Beginner Track:
Faculty Voices in Our Residence Halls:
How Faculty Members Experience Being in Residence
Kate Baier, Senior Director for Residential LifeAssociates Room
Purposeful Programming:
Measuring Student Sense of Belonging
in a Residential College
Leia Duncan, Brooks Residential College Director

Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of Brooks Residential College

Baylor University

Chris Kirk, Graduate Student

Penn State University
Frontier Room
Evolution of SMU Student Leadership and
Student Ownership: Reflections on our First Four Years
Ty Kueger, Residential Commons Director

Michelle Madsen, Assistant Director for Residence Life

Trevor Sutton, Residential Commons Director

Southern Methodist University
Regents Room

Concurrent Session V (10:10 a.m.- 11:10 a.m.)

Session TitlePresenter(s)Location
Beginner Track:
Identifying a Path Forward: Facilitated Discussion on Taking the Next Steps Toward a Residential College on Your Campus
Residential College Society Executive Team and other expertsRegents Room
The Roles of Residential Faculty in Emergencies and DisastersDouglas H. Fisher, Faculty Director of Warren College

Matthew Sinclair, Assistant Director of Residential Education

Vanderbilt Unviersity
Frontier Room
Embedding Peer Academic Advising in Dorm Communities at PrincetonMatthew Lazen, Director of Studies

Princeton University
Heritage Room
Powerful Partnerships: Creating a Contemporary Collaborative Orientation Model for Residential Faculty and StaffDr. Chalene Helmuth, Senior Lecturer, Center for Latin American Studies and American Studies, Faculty Head of House in the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Traci Ray, Director of Residential Education

Nadine De La Rosa, Assistant Director of Residential Education

Vanderbilt University
Scholars Room
TimeEventLocation
11:15 a.m.Depart from Oklahoma Memorial Union to Dunham CollegeIn front of the OMU
11:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.Lunch and Plenary IV

Dr. Rishi Sriram, Associate Professor,
Faculty Steward of Brooks Residential College

Baylor University
Dunham College Grand Hall
12:45 p.m.- 1 p.m.Closing RemarksDunham College Grand Hall