CONFERENCE: Defining the Future of Public Higher Education

Defining the Future of Public Higher Education
Friday, March 18th, 2011
Psychology A Building
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY

Program
9:30-9:45

Coffee & Registration

9:45-10:00
Opening Remarks

Froylán Enciso—GSO President
Paola Espinosa—GSO Speaker
Matt Graham—USG President
State University of New York at Stony Brook

10:00-11:00
Keynote Speech
“Defining the Future of Public Higher Education: New York City and Puerto Rico”

Ángel González—Grassroots Education Movement, New York City & Puerto Rico
Solidarity Movement
Ian Camilo Cintrón Moya—Unión de Juventudes Socialistas, University of Puerto Rico Student Leader
Rafael Feliciano Hernández— President, Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Teachers’ Union)

11:00-11:30
Open Mic

11:30-1:15
Analyses, Strategies, and Tactical Proposals for Countering the Assault on Public Education

“The Battle for New York: Messaging and Tactical Proposals for Countering the Assault on Public Education”
Kevin Young—State University of New York at Stony Brook

“Public Higher Education and Workers’ Rights in the Face of the ‘Financial Crisis’”
Jim McAsey—GSEU, RA Union / CWA 1104

“Prospects and Opportunities for Open(-sourcing) Public Universities”
Jay Emerson and Michael Restivo—State University of New York at Stony Brook

“Marching Towards a Unified National Student Movement
Ramón Quintero—University of California, Berkeley

1:15-2:00
Lunch

2:00-3:30
Reassessing Educational Paradigms

“Cross-Sectorial Collaboration to Improve Student Retention and Outcome”
Soribel Genao—Queens College

“Critical Questions: Goals of Education/Goals of Community”
Crystal Allene Cook—State University of New York at Stony Brook

“Pedagogy of the University: The Hegemony of Banking Education”
Jacob Hagelberg—University of California, Berkeley

3:30-5:15
Public Universities in a Time of Crisis

“‘It’s the Media’s Fault’: Publics, Polemics, and the Long Crisis of North American Higher Education”
Matt McGregor—State University of New York at Albany

“The Space of Online Learning”
Mary Evans—State University of New York at Albany

“Educational Horizons in a Times of Crisis”
James Searle—State University of New York at Albany

“Implications of Corporate Restructuring on Campus Food Service Workers”
Jackie Hayes—State University of New York at Albany

5:15-5:30
Closing Remarks

Michael Zweig—Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life, State University of New York at Stony Brook

5:30-6:00
Open Mic

7:00
Celebrating the Future of Public Higher Education

DJ Kenyon / 90.1 FM—WUSB
University Café
Stony Brook Union

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