Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances
Martin Kurzweil at ACE 2017

  • March 12, 2017

On March 12, Martin Kurzweil is speaking on "Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances" at the American Council on Education's Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Interviewed by ACE's Steven Taylor, Kurzweil and Kenneth Furton, provost at Florida International University, will discuss the relationship between effective classroom instruction and improved…

Roger Schonfeld Selected to Deliver Bryant Jackson Lecture
At Milner Library, Illinois State University

  • April 13, 2017

On Thursday, April 13, Roger Schonfeld will deliver the Bryant Jackson Lecture at Illinois State University's Milner Library. He will speak on "The Library's Academic Support Role in a Time of Educational Transformation." The Bryant Jackson Lectureship, an annual event at Milner Library that draws librarians from nearby states, was…

Martin Kurzweil to Deliver Keynote Address on Responsible Use of Student Data
The Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum

  • April 24, 2017

Martin Kurzweil will deliver a keynote address on the "Responsible Use of Student Data in the Digital Era" at the Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum at the University of Arizona. His talk is scheduled for 8:00 am on Monday, April 24. Registration for the conference opens on January 17. For more…

Leading Innovation: A Seminar for Department Chairs

  • June 5, 2017

Department chairs play a critical role in their institutions, helping to make important hiring and budget decisions and increasingly playing a crucial role in innovations around teaching, learning, and technology. Yet, while the department chair is typically the first rung on the ladder to senior leadership in academia, many take…

Christine Wolff at Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference

  • June 18, 2017

Christine Wolff and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will speak on "Understanding Strategically Important Populations: Assessing the Information Practices, Needs, and Perceptions of International Graduate Students," at the upcoming Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference in Philadelphia. The conference runs from June 18-21, 2017, and more information is available…

Danielle Cooper Speaks at Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting
Sharing Findings on Religious Studies

  • July 28, 2017

Danielle Cooper will share findings from the religious studies project at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists on July 28, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

Convening on the Future of Higher Education Quality Assurance

  • February 17, 2017

There is a growing consensus among those who study and work in higher education, and those who make policy for higher education, that the current U.S. system of higher education quality assurance is not working. While recognition of the problem is growing, attempted solutions have yet to pan out, and…

Supporting Research Habits with Tools for Success
An Information Literacy Webinar Hosted by NFAIS

  • January 10, 2017

Ithaka S+R's Christine Wolff will join Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Kate Lawrence, EBSCO, for an NFAIS webinar on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Registration for "Information Literacy: Understanding and Supporting Research Habits with Tools for Success" is now open on the…

The Information Businesses: A Workshop for Library Directors at CNI

  • December 12, 2016

The relationship between libraries and content providers is in transition. While the day-to-day negotiations to license digital resources continue, library budgets are tapped out and so is provider revenue growth. Against this backdrop, savvy content providers are striving to reposition themselves in new and adjacent businesses. For academic values to…

Ithaka S+R Hosts MLA Symposium
Alternative Career Paths for Doctoral Students

  • November 29, 2016

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is running a proseminar on careers for twenty graduate students and recent PhD recipients in the New York City area. Proseminar participants explore the full range of careers open to humanities PhDs, from tenure-track positions to employment in business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Ithaka S+R…