North Central College - Naperville, IL

Navakas gives presentation at academic conference

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Francine Navakas—Svend and Elizabeth Bramsen Professor in the Humanities, professor of English, director of integrative programs and associate academic dean—presented at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Network for Academic Renewal Conference in Chicago March 4.  The conference theme, General Education and Assessment, attracted 800 attendees. Navakas presented in partnership with Associate Dean, Chairperson and Professor of Physics Bruce Callen of Drury University on the topic “Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Science Literacy: Two Case Studies.” The presentation was a Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) featured session, which explored general education on New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U) campuses within the context of higher education conversations.