2015 Department Chairs & Program Heads Meeting

The 2015 Five College Department Chairs and Program Heads meeting will take place on Saturday, October 3 at Amherst College.

8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration at Stirn Auditorium

9 - 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session at Stirn Auditorium (featuring the Bok Players)

10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. Department and Program Meetings; various locations (announced at the plenary session)

12 p.m. Lunch served at Valentine Hall, Cafe Mezzanine

An interactive online map of the campus can be viewed at: https://goo.gl/maps/ekATB. (Stirn Auditorium is visible just right of center.)

For parking, you may utilize the Alumni Lot or the Five College Center, both on Spring Street, or the O’Connell lot located at the corner of College Street and Dickinson Street.

Five College Meeting of Department Chairs & Program Heads
Saturday October 3, 2015
Amherst College

Table of Contents
(materials handed out at the meeting)


The Bok Players present: THE RIGHT FIT

Requests for Proposals for Five College Funding Opportunities:                                                       
         Five College 50th Anniversary Celebration Projects (proposals accepted and reviewed on a
              rolling basis)
         Five College Innovative Language Teaching Fellowships (proposals will be reviewed on a
              rolling basis until December 1, 2015)
         Jackie Pritzen Fund (proposals accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis)
         Blended Learning in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences (proposals due January 31, 2016)
         Multi-Campus Collaborative Blended Learning (any field) (proposals due January 31, 2016)
         Concept Papers for Advancing Five College Cooperation (proposals accepted and
              reviewed on a rolling basis)
         Lecture Fund Guidelines (proposals accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis)
         Faculty Seminar Guidelines (New and renewal proposals for 2016-17 are due Monday, April 18, 2016.
              Requests for 2015-16 will be reviewed and funded, if possible, on a rolling basis.)

List of expected attendees by discipline and institution with breakout session room detail

Map of Amherst College Campus

Breakout Facilitator’s Form

List of expected attendees in alphabetical order, with department and campus

List of Five College Joint Faculty Appointees, 2015-16

New and Visiting Faculty Members, 2015-16

List of Chairs/Directors/Coordinators of Five College Programs, Departments, Centers, and Councils

Five College Cross-Registration Data for 2014-15 and recent previous years

Instructions for a Five College Faculty Exchange or Faculty Borrow

Accelerated Master’s Programs at UMass Amherst