The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Senate co-sponsored a Provost Conference: Summit of Shared Governance which brought internationally renowned higher education experts, Dr. Adrianna Kezar, Dean’ s Professor of Leadership, Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education, and Dr. Matt Hartley, Associate Dean and Professor, Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Hartley focused on the role of shared governance and Dr. Kezar shared her expertise on non-tenure track faculty.  Here is the full agenda for the summit.  In addition to Dr. Kezar’s afternoon keynote which focused on teaching and professional faculty we had this afternoon breakout: “Teaching & Professional Faculty: Roles, Respect, Rights,” designed for faculty and facilitated by Dr. Laura E. Sponsler & Dr. Art Jones., Professor Emeritus.