2018 Residential College Symposium presentations

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Concurrent Session I (Friday 10:10 a.m.- 11:10 a.m)
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
Organic Creativity through Strategic Planning (addendum)
Ty Krueger, Residential Commons Director and Dr. Alice Kendrick, Faculty in Residence
Southern Methodist University
Meta-Collegiate Thinking: Experiences in a College Course on Residential Colleges
Clark Maddux, Watauga Residential College Director
Appalachian State University
Residential Adventures: Pathways to Global Learning
Sarah Kelly, Assistant Principal for Preston Residential College
Dr. Lara Lomicka Anderson, Faculty Principal for Preston Residential College
University of South Carolina
Concurrent Session II (Friday 1:40 p.m.- 2:40 p.m.)
Beginner Track: Planning for the Operational Costs of a Residential College
Carl Krieger, Director of Residence Life
Purdue University
Generation Z
Jennifer Post, Director of Residence Life
Southern Methodist University
Identifying Effective Practices for Student/Faculty Engagement in Residence Halls
Kate Baier, Senior Director of Residence Life
Kerri Smith, Assistant Director for Faculty Programs
New York University
Setting a Vision & Clarifying Expectations for Residential College Leaders
Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of Brooks Residential College
Leia Duncan, Brooks Residential College Director

Chris Kirk, Graduate Student, Penn State University
Baylor University
Concurrent Session III (Friday 2:50 p.m.- 3:50 p.m.)
Beginner Track: From the Ground Up: Building a Thriving Collaborative Partnership
between an Undergraduate College and Residence Life

Allison Cruz, Director, Academic Programs
Danielle Klein, Associate Director of Residence Life
Tulane University

Student Leadership: Constant Change, Challenging Constants
Clark Maddux, Watauga Residential College Director
Julia Kark Callander, Watauga Residential College Faculty
Holland McLean, Resident Assistant, Mentor and Student
Appalachian State University
Developing Community: Integrating Community Engagement into Residential Colleges
Niki Rudolph, Director of Academic and Student Affairs in Residential College in the
Arts and Humanities
Scot Yoder, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Students
Michigan State University
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
Concurrent Session IV (Saturday 9 a.m.- 10 a.m.)
Beginner Track: Faculty Voices in Our Residence Halls: How Faculty Members
Experience Being in Residence

Kate Baier, Senior Director for Residential Life
New York University

Purposeful Programming: Measuring Student Sense of Belonging in a Residential
College

Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of Brooks Residential College
Leia Duncan, Brooks Residential College Director

Chris Kirk, Graduate Student, Penn State University
Baylor University
Evolution of SMU Student Leadership and Student Ownership: Reflections on our FirstFour Years
Ty Kueger, Residential Community Director
Michelle Madsen, Assistant Director of Residence Life
Trevor Sutton, Residential Community Director
Southern Methodist University

Concurrent Session V (Saturday 10:10 a.m.- 11:10 a.m.)
The Roles of Residential Faculty in Emergencies and Disasters
Douglas H. Fisher, Faculty Director of Warren College
Matthew Sinclair, Assistant Director of Residential Education
Vanderbilt University
Embedding Peer Academic Advising in Dorm Communities at Princeton
Matthew Lazen, Director of Studies at Princeton University
Powerful Partnerships: Creating a Contemporary Collaborative Orientation Model for
Residential Faculty and Staff
Dr. Chalene Helmuth, Senior Lecturer, Center for Latin American Studies and AmericanStudies, 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