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Keynote Speaker: Aaron Thompson, PhD

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Shawnee State University

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Keynote Speaker
Aaron Thompson, PhD

President, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sodexo Ballroom, Morris University Center

Researchers often chase a scholastic agenda with an immediate need (grants, tenure, promotion) in mind. To have a healthy long term agenda, a continuous improvement model of excellence is needed.

Dr. Thompson shares the method he has successfully used the last 25 years. Through faculty ranks and administrative ranks, Thompson has maintained this agenda that consistently adds to the academic knowledge base

Aaron Thompson is a nationally recognized leader in higher education with a focus on policy, student success and organizational leadership and design. His leadership experience spans 27 years across higher education, business and numerous non-profit boards.

Thompson has researched, taught and consulted in areas of diversity, leadership, ethics, multicultural families, race and ethnic relations, student success, first-year students, retention, cultural competence and organizational design throughout his career.

Thompson has published more than 30 publications and numerous research and peer reviewed presentations. He has authored or co-authored the following books: Changing Student Culture from the Ground Up, The Sociological Outlook, Infusing Diversity and Cultural Competence into Teacher Education.

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Morris UC, Sodexo Ballroom

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Keynote Speaker: Aaron Thompson, PhD

Morris UC, Sodexo Ballroom

Keynote Speaker
Aaron Thompson, PhD

President, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Sodexo Ballroom, Morris University Center

Researchers often chase a scholastic agenda with an immediate need (grants, tenure, promotion) in mind. To have a healthy long term agenda, a continuous improvement model of excellence is needed.

Dr. Thompson shares the method he has successfully used the last 25 years. Through faculty ranks and administrative ranks, Thompson has maintained this agenda that consistently adds to the academic knowledge base

Aaron Thompson is a nationally recognized leader in higher education with a focus on policy, student success and organizational leadership and design. His leadership experience spans 27 years across higher education, business and numerous non-profit boards.

Thompson has researched, taught and consulted in areas of diversity, leadership, ethics, multicultural families, race and ethnic relations, student success, first-year students, retention, cultural competence and organizational design throughout his career.

Thompson has published more than 30 publications and numerous research and peer reviewed presentations. He has authored or co-authored the following books: Changing Student Culture from the Ground Up, The Sociological Outlook, Infusing Diversity and Cultural Competence into Teacher Education.