Twelfth Annual Carpenter Lecture

February 26, 2016 - What is the Role of Higher Education?

Betty DuvallBetty Duvall

Dr. Betty Duvall, Professor Emerita at Oregon State University, spent most of her career as a community college administrator, and 20 years as a dean. In 1995, she was appointed as the first-ever Community College Liaison for the U.S. Department of Education. She held that position until she arrived at Oregon State to teach and led the Community College Leadership Program (CCLP) until she retired 10 years ago.

Since her retirement, Dr. Duvall has served as President of the Portland Community College Foundation Board and is a member of the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC).

 

 

 

Eleventh Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

March 6, 2015 - Post-emotionalism and Power: Reconceptualizing Incivility in the Workplace

Jamie L. CallahanJamie L. Callahan

Jamie L. Callahan is Professor of Human Resource Development in the School of Education at Drexel University. She has held multiple leadership positions in the Academy of Human Resource Development to include having served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors. She served as the Editor of Human Resource Development Review, the leading publication for advancing theory within the field of HRD.

Her research agenda has three streams:  leadership, sociological explorations of emotions occuring in organizational contexts and contextual issues confronting organisations such as organizational learning, orgizational culture and communities of practive.  She applies a critical theory perspective to the exploration of these issues.

 

 

 

Tenth Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

May 9, 2014 - The Role of Governance, State Funding and Accountability in Reaching the 40-40-20 Goal

President Edward J. RayPresident Edward J. Ray

President Edward J. Ray is nearing the completion of his 11th year at Oregon State University. Always mindful of OSU’s commitment to the people of Oregon, Dr. Ray has been a strong advocate for increased state funding and accountability in reaching Oregon’s ambitious 40-40-20 goal by 2025. Under his leadership, Oregon State has a plan to support this goal through creative solutions and key partnerships. Additionally, President Ray has overseen the expansion of dual-enrollment agreements to all 17 of the state’s community colleges, making it easier for students to complete four-year degrees. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Queens College in New York and earned his master’s and doctorate in economics from Stanford University.

 

 

Ninth Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

May 10, 2013 - Research Design and Consideration for Community College Issues: An Exposition of Two Studies

Rick WagonerRick Wagoner, Ph.D

Rick Wagoner is an Assistant Professor in the Higher Education and Organizational Change Division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research and scholarship centers on community colleges and addresses them from multiple perspectives including theoretical and scholarly, practitioner oriented, and policy.  He is particularly concerned with faculty work and professional identity, colleges as organizations, and the transfer function from the perspectives of individual students, institutions, and state-level policies.

Professor Wagoner’s interest in community colleges is deeply grounded in his own experience as he graduated with an AS degree from the College of Eastern Utah in Price, Utah and has worked as an administrator and adjunct professor at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona.

 

 

 

 

 

Eighth Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

May 4, 2012 - Leadership Lessons... in less that 140 characters

Camille PreusCamille Preus, Ed. D.

Camille Preus, Commissioner of the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development provides leadership and advocacy with the Government, the legislature, and other statewide stakeholders for Oregon's 17 community colleges, 7 workforce investment areas, and many community based organizations. Given Oregon's goal for increased levels of educational attainment (40/40/20) Cam has focused energy and leadership on the middle 40, convening all facets of Oregon community colleges to concentrate on improving student persistence, completion and success. Cam received her doctorate in Community College Leadership from Oregon State University. 

 

 

Seventh Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

May 6, 2011 - Leadership and the New Normal

Preston PulliamsPreston Pulliams

Preston Pulliams, current President of Portland Community College, came to Portland after serving as vice-chancellor for Community Colleges for the State University of New York (SUNY) where he coordinated and directed the activities of the 30 community college in the SUNY system. In addition to his experience in community college administration, Dr. Pulliams has taught at the graduate and undergraduate level, and for several years at a junior high school in Michigan. Dr. Pulliams has done extensive research and writing on student achievement, minority student success, counseling at the community college level and on establishing effective working relationships between boards and college presidents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth Annual Charles Carpenter Lecture

May 7, 2010 - Community College: The Hopeful Enterprise

Mary SpildeMary Spilde

Mary Spilde, current President of Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, completed a master’s in adult education and a doctorate in post-secondary education at Oregon State University. She has served – and currently serves – on several national committees and boards all dedicated to the betterment of education and educational professionals. Spilde has a passion for learning about leadership and organizational change. She focuses much of her time and energy at Lane on leading and supporting initiatives that will develop a culture of innovation, achievement and improvements in the learning environment.