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FOCUSING ON THE FIRST YEAR Conference

A campus-wide discussion for faculty, staff, and administrators

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SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Coffman Memorial Union
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

%%NAME_FIRST%% - mark your calendar for the biennial Focusing on the First Year Conference to take advantage of the opportunity to dialogue and strategize about academic and student development issues relating to first-year students.

This conference will be held at Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. All University faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend.

Keynote and special guest Diane Dean is Associate Professor for Higher Education Administration & Policy at Illinois State University. Her research applies organizational theory, social psychology, and policy analysis to address critical issues in college and university planning, policy and governance. Click here for full bio information.

CALL FOR PROGRAMS - AVAILABLE NOW! Click HERE to begin.
Due Friday, December 5, 2014

The First Year Conference invites you to submit a proposal for presentation or a poster session that will help the University community learn more about the first-year experience and student engagement. Presentations and poster sessions may include specific campus topics, innovative programs, national trends, cross-campus collaborations, assessment results or theoretical frameworks relating to our work with first-year students.

For additional conference information, please visit:
www.ofyp.umn.edu/fyconference

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Will be available Monday, December 1, 2014

Orientation & First-Year Programs
612-624-1979
ofyp@umn.edu
www.ofyp.umn.edu



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