Meeting Agenda, Louisville, September 25-26, 2019

September 25, Wednesday

1-1:15: Opening and Welcome

David Holmes, Bob Massa

1:15-1:45: Character in Perspective, 2018-2019

Bob Massa, David Holmes

Manipulation of admission and its impact on our work

Collaborative update on progress: membership, IRS and tax exempt status, grants, “Standards,” strategy

1:45-3:15: Innovation Update

Character Skills Assessment — Meghan Brenneman, Director of Psychometrics, Enrollment Management Association

Making Caring Common Project/Harvard — Brennan Barnard, Trisha Anderson

Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice (USC) — Don Hossler

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30 – 4:30: Strategic Directions for the Collaborative

Report of the Strategy Task Force: Jim Bock, Bill Conley, Lee Dieck, Heather Hoerle, David Holmes, Booth Kyle, Bob Massa, Dan Sullivan

4:30-5:45: Innovative Projects with Character Implications

The Purpose Project — Minne Bredouw

StreamableU — Doug Ashton

Social Assurity — Alan Katzman

Verto Education — Mitch Gordon

5:45-6:30: Open Time

6:30-9: Celebration of a Common Purpose

Reception and Dinner
Panel: Reflections on the Future of Character and Admission —

Jonothan Burdick, Cornell University

Jenna King, Riverdale Country School

Dan Sullivan, President emeritus, St. Lawrence University

Greg Perfetto, College Board

September 26, Thursday

8:30-9:00: Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15: Plan of Morning

David Holmes, Bob Massa

9:15-11:00: Emerging Initiatives of the Collaborative

Athletics, Character and Recruiting and August 1 Summit at Tufts — Mike Schell, Brennan Barnard

“Standards of Good Practice for Including Criteria in Admission — small groups

11:15-12:oo: Vision and Working Session and Plan of Action


12:00-12:15: Wrapup and Next Steps

12:15: Lunch and Farewell