September 18-19, 2012 Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

Southern Region Academic Programs and Experiment Station Directors Joint Meeting

 September 18 -19, 2012

Atlanta, GA

Time Topic – Presenter
Tuesday, September 18
1:00 Welcome and Introductions – Ian Maw, Vice President, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, APLU
1:10 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.

2:30 Break
3:00 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.

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

Dinner – on your own (hotel shuttle to local restaurants available)

Wednesday, September 19
6:30 Breakfast – hotel atrium
8:00 Teaching or research being subsidized by the other – matching split appointments to position responsibly (appropriate split, flexible appointments, seasonality, etc.), disproportionate support of office staff, facilities, graduate assistantships, etc.

10:00 Break
10:30 Undergraduate research opportunities – funding, mentoring, presentation and/or publishing results, etc.

12:00 Adjourn