September 10 – 11, 2013 Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

September 10 – 11, 2013

Atlanta, GA

Time Topic – Presenter
Tuesday, September 10
1:00 Welcome and Introductions – Ian Maw, Vice President, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, APLU
1:15 Integrating educational outcomes with research in grant proposals – most major grants now require integration of research with an education component

2:45 Break
3:15 On-campus (teaching & research) and off campus (research only) faculty interactions – resources, work load, tenure/promotion, undergraduate and graduate student education off campus, distance education from off campus, etc

5:00 Adjourn for the day
5:30 Reception – hotel atrium

Dinner – on your own

Wednesday, September 11
6:30 Breakfast – hotel atrium
8:00 Sustaining high cost research & teaching facilities and programs (ex. animal production) – dual purpose facilities, multi-institutional facilities/programs, industry support, facilities needed for teaching after research program ends, etc.

10:00 Break
10:30 The Teaching – Research Nexus – exploring new synergies, regional collaborations, multi-institutional sharing, barriers to collaboration between institutions and states (ex. tuition, credit hours, teaching credit, funding, technicians, access to research facilities), etc.

  • Joe Broder, APS Director, UGA
  • George Hopper, AES Director, MS State
12:00 Adjourn