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Conference Program

The conference will take place in parallel sessions (working groups) and in sessions organized by the ISCHE Standing Working Groups. Three plenary keynote lectures will be given by:

  • Professor Joyce Goodman, University of Winchester, UK
  • Professor Francisco Ramirez, Stanford University, USA
  • Professor Ronald Butchart, University of Georgia, USA
  • A fourth plenary on the history of Rutgers-Newark and access and opportunity in higher education will include:

  • Harold Weschler, New York University and President of History of Education Society (USA)
  • Clement Price, Rutgers-Newark (USA)
  • Frances Maher, Wheaton College, MA (USA)
  • Alan Sadovnik, Rutgers-Newark (USA)
  • Kevin Dougherty, Teachers College, Columbia University (USA)
  • ISCHE 30 coincides with the centennial celebration of Rutgers University-Newark, which for ten consecutive years has been named by U.S. News and World Report as the most diverse university in the United States. Consistent with the conference theme, the conference organizers will organize one session on the History of Rutgers-Newark in the context of the role of urban universities in the United States in providing access and opportunity for low-income students, students of color and immigrant students. Participants will include Provost Steven Diner, an urban historian of the Progressive Era, Board of Governors Professor Clement Alexander Price, the preeminent historian of Newark, Professor Harold Weschler, the preeminent authority on the history of the original University of Newark, Professor Kevin Dougherty (Teachers College,Columbia University), one of the preeminent authorities on higher education internationally, and Professor Frinde Maher (Wheaton College,Norton, MA), co-author of Privilege and Diversity in the Academy (on Stanford, Michigan and Rutgers-Newark).

    Please check the Program Schedule HERE.

    Please check the Abstract Book HERE.

    Please check the Brian Simon ISCHE Bursary Prize for a postgraduate (graduate) student HERE.

    Please check the the Agenda for the General Assembly at ISCHE Newark HERE.