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PLENARY SESSION 2: Trans-Discipline Work: Boundary-Spanning Across Disciplines in Higher Education

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 8:00 - 9:15 AM

SUB, Allen Theatre

  • Judith A. Ramaley President Emerita, Winona State and Portland State and Distinguished Professor of Public Service, Portland State

Higher education institutions have been criticized by many for working in silos. Now, 22 years after the book “Scholarship Reconsidered”– which proposed a more blended view of both the disciplines and individual scholarly work– Ernest Boyer’s ideas are coming true! Trans-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and partner-driven models of research are becoming more common in the work of universities, funding agencies and organizations.