Speakers announced for The Engaged Campus: Driving Innovation through Partnership conference

Four exciting speakers have been confirmed  for the spring conference, titled The Engaged Campus: Driving Innovation through Partnership, May 19-21, 2013 at The Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Michigan. This conference will bring together practitioners across the country to celebrate, drive and highlight innovations in campus community based learning and engagement. High-level comprehensive practice will be emphasized. This conference will engage 300 practitioners, and over 1200 campuses nationwide. The conference will be held May 19-21, 2013 in Dearborn, Michigan and is supported by Ford Motor Company.

The four speakers include:

Tonya Allen, Chief Operating Officer and Next President of the Skillman Foundation (More Here<http://philanthropy.com/article/5-Nonprofit-Innovators-to/136491/> and Here<http://www.skillman.org/About-Us/Senior-Management-Team/Tonya-Allen>)

Ceasar McDowell, Professor of Practice at MIT (More Here<http://dusp.mit.edu/faculty/ceasar-mcdowell>)

John Viera, Ford Motor Company, Global Director for Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters (More Here<http://media.ford.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=25321>)

Herb Childress, Dean of Research and Assessment at Boston Architectural College

These outside the box individuals will well amplify the conference theme of innovation in community based learning and engagement. We are also excited that Renee Zientek (MiCC) has been able to work with Dr. Dan Little, Chancellor at the University of Michigan – Dearborn to present at the conference and highlight his new book, The Future of Diversity: Academic Leaders Reflect on American Higher Education. He is also looking at hosting a special reception for conference participants.

There will be more information and registration information coming to you for your members soon. In the mean time, please note the registration is available here<http://www.compact.org/events/the-engaged-campus-driving-innovation-through-partnerships/>. We look forward to seeing your members there and hopefully you, as well.

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