Democracy, Diversity, and Higher Education at LiberalArts Colleges By Dr. Renee T. White Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:30 - 3:00pm Wheaton College, Hindle Auditorium, Science Center
We will discuss how and why liberal arts institutions play a unique role in civic engagement and democratic practice by also exploring ongoing work supported by a partnership between the Council of Europeand the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Dr. Renee T. White is the Provost of Wheaton College. Dr. White holds an AB from Brown and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale
The third Annual lecture is dedicated to Grace Baron, Professor Emirate at Wheaton Grace died on February 27, 2015, she was instrumental in founding NICE and planning the early courses. As NICE evolved she became the official liaison between NICE and Wheaton, recruiting many Wheaton faculty to teach in the programs,planning lectures and managing the NICE partnership with Elderhostel International.Professor Baron received her MA in experimental psychology in 1969, and Ph.D. in psychology from Boston College Grace joined the Psychology Department at Wheaton in 1981. From 1982 - 1993, she served as the Director of the Amen Nursery School, which provides quality learning environment for pre- school children and a laboratory for students in psychology classes at Wheaton.A scholarship has been established in her name by NICE at Wheaton for students majoring in psychology. NICE Annual Meeting will be immediately after the lecture. Those staying for the Meeting will be eligible to win a certificate for a free NICE course.Please...bring no food or drink into the auditorium.