Category Archives: George’s Campus and Conference Visits

My Visit to Dalton State College

A week before last, I visited Dalton State College in northwest Georgia.  I had a chance to make two different presentations, meet with the academic leadership team, and see some of the campus.  It was a great visit.  There, like … Continue reading

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The Role of Faculty in a Red Balloon Era

One of the topics that came up while I was at Fresno was how faculty members respond to changing course designs and new delivery strategies.  As you can imagine, some of the changes are unsettling to many.  But one of … Continue reading

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How to Handle Critics

During my visit to Fresno State, I met with the Fresno Red Balloon Steering Committee. They are a wonderful group, filled with thoughtful, passionate, and committed individuals. We had a great set of conversations, one when I got to campus, … Continue reading

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Initiating and Sustaining Campus Change Initiatives

During my visit to Fresno State, I met with the Fresno Red Balloon Steering Committee.  They are a wonderful group, filled with thoughtful, passionate, and committed individuals.  We had a great set of conversations, one when I got to campus, … Continue reading

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My Trip to Fresno State

I just got back from Fresno State, where I participated in the launch of CSU-Fresno’s Red Balloon Project.  I have now participated in three kinds of Red Balloon events:  A statewide meeting in New Hampshire that included public and private … Continue reading

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My Trip to a Statewide Meeting in Missouri

A great trip to Missouri yesterday and the day before (Monday and Tuesday, October 25-26). I was there to participate in a statewide conference on re-imagining undergraduate education.  Governor Nixon of Missouri began the conference session on Tuesday morning as … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Academic Affairs Fall Meeting Follow-Up

I had a great visit to the state of New Hampshire yesterday.  I participated in a statewide meeting of the New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC)/New Hampshire Campus Compact (NHCC), their Fall Academic Conference.  The conference theme, near and … Continue reading

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Heading to New Hampshire Academic Affairs Fall Conference

Today I leave for Nashua, NH to give a Keynote on the Red Balloon Project at the New Hampshire Colleges and University Council Fall Forum and Campus Compact of New Hampshire Academic Affairs Fall Conference. The theme of this conference … Continue reading

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