Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Wednesday, October 24, 2018                                                                                             Chauncey Conference Center
1 Chauncey RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08541 US                                                                                                                     Focused on the Future: Innovation and Investment at HBCUs                                                                              Agenda

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

12:00 p.m Check in and Lunch
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Meeting Overview

Michael Nettles, ETS & Hal Smith, National Urban League

1:30 p.m. Setting the Scene: Overview and Presentation of Topics

• Introduction to Funding: TITLE V AND TITLE III, PART F: A Retrospective and Projection on funding

Speakers: Antonio Flores, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, David Wilson, Morgan State University• Leveraging Federal Financing for Access and Completion

Speaker: Barmak Nassirian, American Association of State Colleges and Universities• Leveraging Federal Financing to Institutions to Support Student Success

Speakers: Stephen Katsinas, University of Alabama, Lezli Baskerville, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAEFEO)• Preparing Teachers for Elementary and Secondary Education and 21st Century Classrooms

Speaker: Leslie Fenwick, Howard University• Meeting the Demand: Opportunities to Learn through Distance Education and Alternative Delivery

Speaker: Joseph Youngblood, Thomas Edison State University• Demonstrating Success: The Case for Collaboration and Partnerships

Speaker: Ronald Marlow, National Urban League

3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Participants will break into groups to discuss one of the above topics with the goal of identifying opportunities to collaborate on a plan of action that considers:

• Where are the current partnerships / collaborations?

• Where are the current successes?

• What future successes would we like to see? How do we get there?

• What new or developing work would we like to see? How do we get there?

• What policies need to be put in place for future success? Consider federal, state and institutional factors.

• What are some opportunities for joint-funding / joint-research initiatives?

4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Groups Report Out and Discuss Findings
5:30 p.m. Preview of Day 2 Discussion:

• What has been effective in communicating success to stakeholders and the public?

• Where are the communication gaps?

6:00 p.m. Adjourn
6:30 p.m. Getting to Know You Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

7:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Reflections from Day 1

Robyn Ince, National Urban League

9:00 a.m. Panel: HBCUs: A History of Impact and Solutions for the Future


Lezli Baskerville, NAEFEO

Ivory Toldson, The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network

Harry Williams, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Moderator: Kevin Rome, Fisk University

10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Breakout Session

Goals include:

• Opportunities for joint-funding / joint-research initiatives

• Collaborating on next steps

• Collaborating on communication points, broadcasting success

12:00 p.m. Lunch: Groups Report Out
1:30 p.m. Closing Statements and Discussion

Roslyn Artis, Benedict College

Hal Smith, National Urban League

Beverly Tatum, Spelman College

2:30 p.m. Adjourn