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Past Faculty Institutes

The Faculty Institute is a University-wide conference held annually for all Pace University faculty and staff from any campus.

2013 Faculty Institute, held at the New York City Campus

  • Theme: "The Art and Science of Effective Instruction for the Pace Student"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Kelly Schrum
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): In the Cloud and On the Ground: Practical Approaches to Teaching with Digital Resources
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Hansun Zhang Waring
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Keynote Session - Understanding the Language of Pedagogy: Insights from Conversation Analysis

2012 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville Campus

  • Theme: "The DNA of Pace University: Collaboration and Innovation"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Dr. Victor E. Ferrall, Jr.
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): Liberal Arts on the Brink
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Marc Prensky
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Keynote Address Title

2011 Faculty Institute, held at the New York City Campus

  • Theme: "Looking Back...Moving Forward"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): W. Gardner Campbell
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Seizing Occasion by the Forelock: The Pace of Change and the Case for Change
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Tamar Lewin

2010 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville Campus

  • Theme: "Diversity: Understanding the Changing Landscape of Learning and Teaching"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Dr. Carlos E. Cortez
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Nation
  • Guest Speaker (Day 1): Fredrik C. Palm, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affaris, Columbia University
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Dr. Manju Banerjee and Dr. Loring Brinckerhoff
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Technological Trends in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities and The Changing Postsecondary Landscape for Students with Disabilities

2009 Faculty Institute, held at the New York City Campus

  • Theme: "Courageous Teaching: Rewards & Challenges"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Cat Greenstreet, M.A., M.Ed. and Ann Myers, Ed.D.
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): The Calling to Teach
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Paul Griffin, Ph.D. and Rostyslaw Robak, Ph.D.
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Subjective Well-Being, Meaning, and the Teaching Life

2008 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville Campus

  • Theme: "The Ways We Teach. The Ways We Learn."
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Lawrence C. Ragan, Ph.D.
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): Strategies for Surviving and Ensuring Quality Teaching in a Distributed Education Environment
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Joseph White, Ph.D.
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Pathways to Inclusive Teaching and Excellence in the 21st Century

2007 Faculty Institute, held at the New York city Campus

  • Theme: "Educating through Partnerships: Collaboration Has Its Own Rewards"
  • Keynote Speaker: Robert Fuller
  • Keynote Address: Building a Dignitarian University

2006 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville campus

2005 Faculty Institute, held at the New York city campus

2004 Faculty Institute, held at the New York city campus

2003 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville campus

  • Theme: "Teaching Diverse Students: Tools for the Contemporary Classroom"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Esther Kingston-Mann, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts at Boston, College of Liberal Arts[1]
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): Diversity and Academic Standards: Allies, Not Adversaries
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Carolyn Jarmon, Ph.D. - The National Center for Academic Transformation
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Lessons Learned from Effective Course Redesign Using Information Technology
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 3): Marilyn Jaffe-Ruiz, Ph.D. - Pace University (Provost and Executive Vice-President 1999-2003)
  • Keynote Address (Day 3): Perspectives on Faculty Development and Diversity

2002 Faculty Institute, held at the Pleasantville campus

  • Theme: "Focus on Learning and Community: Practical Ways to Succeed in a New Environment"
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 1): Marilyn Jaffe-Ruiz, Ph.D. - Pace University (Provost and Executive Vice-President 1999-2003)
  • Keynote Address (Day 1): Focus on Learning and Community
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 2): Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D. and Keith Pratt, Ph.D. - Crossroads Consulting Group
  • Keynote Address (Day 2): Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom
  • Keynote Speaker (Day 3): Barbara S. Pennipede - Pace University
  • Keynote Address (Day 3): Focus on Best Practices: Learning and Assessment