University Conference Request for Session Proposals

The 2012 University Conference Day, taking place Feb. 16, is dedicated to the personal and professional growth and enrichment of all members of the Truman community. To ensure that sessions appeal to students, faculty and staff, the conference is seeking sessions that will:
  • Help prepare individuals  for the life that comes after college
  • Improve technical skills
  • Develop leadership abilities
  • Inform the community of  important regulations
  • Educate the community or
  • Enrich the community

Possibilities include,
but are not limited to:
  • Tips for healthy living
  • Maintaining a scholarly agenda while teaching
  • Improving student writing
  • Reducing one’s carbon footprint
  • How to run an effective meeting

Proposed sessions can fit into a 25-minute, a 55-minute or an 85-minute time slot. Sessions lasting 85 minutes must include an active learning component. Applications are available at and are due by 4:30 p.m. Jan. 23 to the Provost’s Office.  

If you do not want to teach a session, but would like to recommend one you would attend, email Marty Eisenberg at
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