Roundtable Presentations 2021

as part of our 57th Annual Conference

Arts Across the Curriculum: Designing and Cultivating Creative Process Course on Your Campus
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Stephen Rush, Professor of Music
College of Fine Arts
University of Michigan
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Benefits and Challenges of Comprehensive Facilities Planning: Arizona Arts as a Case Study

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Andrew Schulz, Vice President for the Arts
Dean, College of Fine Arts
University of Arizona
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Dennis Bree, Lead Designer
Cultural + Performing Arts
DLR Group
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Data Driven Environments and the Arts
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Arne Flaten, Professor and Head
Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art and Performance
Purdue University
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Dan Cavanaugh, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (Interim)
College of Liberal Arts
The University of Texas at Arlington
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Peg Faimon, Founding Dean
Sydney and Lois Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design
Indiana University
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Mike Rohlinger, Chief Information Officer
Academic Analytics

Gatekeeping and Accountability in Institutional Change
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Faculty, staff, and administrators all play important gatekeeping roles in controlling institutional narratives and access to institutional resources. As agents and leaders of the university we often expect high degrees of accountability from those we lead. This presentation/discussion will look at the important ways that gatekeeping and accountability can also be important aspects of community-based antiracist organizing. Using recent experiences in a number of institutions as an emergent case studies Dr. Peter Carpenter, Dean Onye Ozuzu will look at ways that liberated gatekeeping and accountability measures are essential for meaningful shifts in organizational culture.

Peter Carpenter, Director
School of Theatre + Dance
University of Florida
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Onye Ozuzu, Dean
College of the Arts
University of Florida
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Honor Native Land: A Call to Higher Education for Tribal Land Acknowledgment

A call to open all public events and gatherings with acknowledgment of the traditional indigenous inhabitants of the land.  Acknowledgement is a simple, powerful way of showing respect and a step toward correcting the stories and practices that erase Indigenous people’s history and culture and toward inviting and honoring the truth. This discussion will address how institutions of higher education can begin to articulate and deliver a meaningful recognition about the indigenous history of the land upon which they exist.

David Humphrey, Director
Oregon Center for the Arts
Southern Oregon University
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How the Design Team Selection Process Can Impact the Success of Your Performing Arts Project
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Steve Carignan, Executive Director
Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
University of Northern Iowa
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David Kahn, President
Acoustic Distinctions
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Making Virtual Connections with Fine Arts Alumni
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William Clow, Dean
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Western Illinois University
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William Hoon, Associate Dean
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Western Illinois University
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Reimagining the Contributions of the Arts to General Education: New Models for Reaching Students with a Dynamic Message about the Arts and Society
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Joseph Hopkins, Dean
School of the Arts
Samford University
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Joe Cory, Professor
School of the Arts
Samford University
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Renovating Brutalist Buildings for the Arts
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Joe Bartolomeo, Professor and Associate Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Massachusetts
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Sam Batchelor, Partner
designLAB Architects
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Kelly Haigh, Educator, Architect and Partner
designLAB Architects
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Rewarding and Recognizing Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Arts
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Barbara Korner, Former Dean of College of Arts and Architecture
Penn State University
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Christopher Marks, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Chuck O'Connor, Dean
Hixson-Lied College of Fine Arts and Performing Arts
University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Kevin Hamilton, Dean
College of Fine and Applied Arts
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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