2013 Presidents Institute

Resources from the Institute

​A successful Presidents Institute was held January 4-7, 2013, in Palm Harbor, Florida. The following audio podcasts, slides, speeches, and materials from presentations are available.

CIC extends its thanks to all of the speakers for helping make the Institute a success and for their willingness to share their time and materials with participants.



 

 Keynote and Plenary Address Materials

 
Friday, January 4:
Catalysts for the Common Good: The Role of Independent Colleges
Andrew Delbanco, Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University

Saturday, January 5:
Online Learning and the Future of Residential Colleges
Diana Oblinger, President and CEO, EDUCAUSE

Presentation slideshow
Sunday, January 6:
Structuring Educational Environments to Overcome Stereotypes that Impede Academic Success and Social Mobility: Strategies for Presidential Leadership
Claude Steele, I. James Quillen Dean of the School of Education, Stanford University
 

 Concurrent Sessions - Saturday, January 5, 2013

 
 

 Concurrent Sessions - Sunday, January 6, 2013

 
 

 Concurrent Sessions - Monday, January 7, 2013

 
  • Easing the Burden and Enhancing the Joy of the Presidency
    • Jonathan Brand, President, Cornell College; Margaret Carney, OSF, President, St. Bonaventure University; Rachelle LaBarge, Presidential Spouse, Cornell College; Tim Summerlin, President, Schreiner University
  • Enrollment as a Strategy for Reaching Institutional Goals
  • Reevaluating Faculty Tenure and Retirement Policies
  • Transitions: Preparing for Retirement
    • Patricia Kepple, Presidential Spouse, Juniata College; Thomas R. Kepple, Jr., President, Juniata College; Mary Pat Seurkamp, President Emerita, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Senior Advisor and Director, New Presidents Program, CIC; Robert Seurkamp, Retired Presidential Spouse, Notre Dame of Maryland University
 

 Workshops

 
 

 Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

 
  • Early College Model
    • Clara Haskell Botstein, Director of Early College Strategy, Bard College; Stephen Tremaine, Vice President for Early College Policies and Programs, Bard College
  • How to Host a Presidential Debate
  • Leadership Development: Programs for Preparing Talented Administrators
  • Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE)
  • Opportunity to Develop a New Campus
    • Ron Alvarado, Partner and Chief Administrative Officer, SBM; Jonathan A. Brown, President Emeritus, Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
 

 Spouses Sessions

 
  • Building Relationships with the Board of Trustees
    • Jane Easter Bahls, Presidential Spouse, Augustana College (IL) ; Connie G. Duffett, Presidential Spouse, Dakota Wesleyan University; Mary Ellen Summerlin, Presidential Spouse, Schreiner University
  • Fundraising Strategies: The Presidential Couple as a Team
    • David C. Joyce, President, Brevard College; Lynne C. Joyce, Presidential Spouse, Brevard College; Elise Luckey, Presidential Spouse, Lindsey Wilson College; William T. Luckey, Jr., President, Lindsey Wilson College
  • Transitions: Preparing for Retirement
    • Patricia Kepple, Presidential Spouse, Juniata College; Thomas R. Kepple, Jr., President, Juniata College; Mary Pat Seurkamp, President Emerita, Notre Dame of Maryland University and Senior Advisor and Director, New Presidents Program, CIC; Robert Seurkamp, Retired Presidential Spouse, Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Using Social Media
 

 Press Coverage

 
 

 2013 Presidents Institute Website