March 24-25 2015, University of Florida
InnovATE hosted a symposium at the University of Florida in Gainesville that was centered on preparing successful students, faculty and institutions. Speakers from USAID, Higher Education for Development, World Bank, and various Universities both domestic and in Africa contributed to panels on these three areas, as well as a panel specifically on ensuring re-entry success for African faculty studying in the U.S.
Clara Cohen, USAID: Increasing Priority for African Higher Education
Carl Larsen, World Bank: Can African Higher Education Institutions reinvent themselves? Can the donors?
Marilyn Crane, Higher Education for Development: HED Lessons Learned
Preparing Successful Students Panel
Karen Duca, USAID: Preparing Successful Students
Preparing Successful Faculty Panel
Brijesh Thapa, UF Center for African Studies: Preparing Successful Faculty in South Africa
Emily Van Houweling’s (OIRED, Virginia Tech): Women Faculty Members in Africa
Francis Zotor, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana: Innovations for Sustainability
Developing Successful Institutions
InnovATE Interim Director, Keith M. Moore: Developing Successful Institutions