|Friday May 7|
|13:00 - 14:00||Welcome Desk open at 31 Avenue Bosquet|
|14:00 - 14:30 Grand Salon||Welcome and opening remarks by Gerardo della Paolera, President of AUP, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Officers|
|14:30 - 15:30 Grand Salon|
Liberal Arts Education and the Changing Role of Libraries and Technology
Richard A. Detweiler, Interim President of The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
The Council on Library and Information Resources is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the management of information for research, teaching, and learning.
Mr. Detweiler holds master’s and doctoral degrees in social psychology from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree from California Western University (now the United States International University). He was President of Hartwick College (Oneonta, NY) through June 2003 and has been active in promoting a global academic community, working on numerous education, training, and research projects in the United States and abroad including serving as co-dean of the Frye Leadership Institute since its inception in 2000.
Committed to the effective use of information resources for teaching, learning, and scholarship. Mr. Detweiler will speak on the role libraries and technology can play in the future development of liberal arts colleges abroad.
|16:00 - 17:30 Grand Salon|
New Collaborative models: Presentation of different models of consortia by representatives from consortia between multi-type and geographically diverse institutions.
The National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE) and how it works with the 83 participating institutions.
Speaker: JoEllen Parker, NITLE Board Chair and President of the Great Lakes Colleges Association
Ms. Parker has served as President of the GLCA since 1996. In this capacity she oversees collaborative programming for twelve private liberal-arts colleges in areas including faculty and professional development, educational equity, instructional technology, and off-campus study.
She has led initiatives to develop new models in international education through collaboration. The Global Partners Project serves 42 liberal arts colleges. She has also led the creation of the Midwest Instructional Technology Center to serve the faculties of 26 colleges in the Upper Midwest.
The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Technology Center
Speaker: Suzanne Bonefas, Director of Technology Programs
Suzanne Bonefas has a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Texas and taught Classics and worked with faculty on using technology in the classroom before joining the staff of The Associated Colleges of the South in 1996. ACS is a consortium of 16 private liberal arts colleges and universities encompassing 12 states. The consortium was incorporated in 1991 with a s central office in Atlanta, GA and the ACS Technology Center located at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
Ms. Bonefas directs ACS information technology initiatives, e.g., the ACS Technology Center, faculty/staff workshops, the Technology Fellows program, support for on-line inter-institutional courses, and collaborative initiatives in classics, archaeology, modern languages and music.
The Czech and Slovak Library Information Network (CASLIN): History and Development
Speaker: Andrew Lass, Professor of Anthropology, Mt. Holyoke College
Mr. Lass has been involved with the modernization of libraries in Central and Eastern Europe since the early 1990s when he became the Project Manager of the Czech and Slovak Library Information Network (CASLIN) initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He has also helped organize several library conferences (including the annual CASLIN seminars). In addition to publishing articles on his experience with library automation he has co-edited, together with Richard E. Quandt, two volumes of conference papers: Library Automation in Transitional Societies (Oxford, 2001) and Union Catalogues in a Changing Library World (working title, in press).
147 rue de Grenelle
Tours of Academic Resource Center-ARC (Ann Murphy Borel)
In Room G-4bis: Collaborative Collection Development presentation: Cathy Boylan (YBP Library Services)
Dinner - Thoumieux Restaurant, 79 rue Saint Dominique
Sponsored by EBSCO Publishing
|Saturday May 8|
|9:00 - 12: 00|
Discussion Group Meetings : Grand Salon, 31 av. Bosquet
Facilitator: Saul Fisher, Associate Program Officer, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
- Electronic resources assessment and purchasing models. Best practices in resource sharing
- Organizing support for curricular reform. Uses of new media in instructional technology
- Benchmarking. Staff training and development
|12:00 - 14:00|
Lunch - Room 31, 31 av. Bosquet
AUP Library visits - 9 rue de Monttessuy
EBSCO presentation: Ms. Elke Aun
|14:30 - 18:00|
Working Groups: 147 rue de Grenelle
Facilitator: Susan Perry, Senior Advisor for Liberal Arts Colleges, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Possibilities for future collaboration in information services and technology as curricular support: work groups composed of 2-3 institutional teams will work on a draft charter and projects to implement through the consortium.
|21:00 – 23:00|
Dinner – Altitude 95 – Eiffel Tower (level 1)
Sponsored by YBP Library Services
|Sunday May 9|
|Grand Salon: 31 av. Bosquet|
|9:00 - 12:30|
Plenary: Working Group Reports
Charter for the Consortium
Projects and Action Plan
|12:30 - 13:30||Refreshments|