Conference Program Promises to beStimulating and Challenging
The conference is built around three keynote addresses and three forms of interactive small groupsessions. Jesuit Superior General,
Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.
, on Friday night, will give thekeynote address
Faith and Justice in Jesuit Higher Education".
will speak Thursdaynight on
Peace and Justice in the New World Order". Hume received a Nobel Peace Prize for brokering the historic peace settlement in Northern Ireland.
Claire L. Gaudini,
President atConnecticut College and the New London Development Corporation,
will speak Saturday morningon the topic of
The University as Just Citizen in its Community".The interactive sessions will consist of:
on Friday, which will have a 10 - 15 minute presentation followed by facilitated discussion;
on Saturday, where peers cangather to exchange ideas; and,
on Saturday, where conference participants canlearn about specific justice programs that are working well in other universities.
opportunities will be facilitated throughout the conference to allow interested groups to convenetheir own discussion sessions.The primary outcome of this conference is expected to be
a joint statement of principles
for each university in promoting justice in Jesuit higher education into the nextmillennium. It is expected that conference participants will hear the keynote addresses, and participate in the interactive sessions. Information gathered in these sessions will be taken toSunday morning meetings where university delegations will list strategies and next steps for what todo when they return home.
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Deadline for Lists of University Delegations is April 1, 2000University Contacts to Finish the Recruitment Process This Month
Each University can send a delegation of up to 10 members. This number includes AVP
s whowill be attending.
Delegations should consist of 70% faculty and 30% non-faculty.
Several University officials are expected to attend the justice conference Ex- Officio - Presidents,Rectors, A&S Deans and Assoc. Deans. This means they may be, but do not need to be, countedamong the 10 delegation members.
Names and addresses of the ex officio participants will be gotten from their AJCU organizations.
Our presumption is that delegates will know who they are and will be anticipating receiving the