National gathering of Friends Association of Higher Education – June 20-23 – at Malone University
May 21, 2013 | Release # 6638
The Friends Association of Higher Education (FAHE) 33rd annual conference is scheduled to take place June 20-23 on the campus of Malone University, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio.
The conference is open to faculty at Quaker institutions, Quaker faculty at non-Quaker institutions, and anyone with an interest in the Quaker heritage. On-site coordinator and member of the FAHE Program Committee for the conference is Jacci Welling, Ph.D., professor of history at Malone University. Malone University was founded in 1892 by Quaker couple Emma B. and J. Walter Malone.
Learn more: FAHE.
Malone faculty and administrative members presenting at the conference include:
Jay Case, Ph.D., professor of historyBrenda Stevens, director of multicultural servicesCharles Lartey, Ph.D., director of assessmentDavid Hahn, Ph.D., chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and professor of mathematicsSteven Jensen, Ph.D., professor of English; Scott Waalkes, Ph.D., professor of international politicsMarcia Everett, Ph.D., professor of communication arts and director of The College ExperienceCherie Parsons, Ph.D., assistant professor of English and director of compositionLaura Foote, Ed.D., instructor of management studiesScott Waalkes, Ph.D., professor of international politicsPresident David King, serving on a presidents' panel
Scheduled speakers and topics include:
Jay Case Plenary Session: Students Are Not Simply Thinking Beings:
Cultivating Desires for Quaker Principles
Nelson Bingham and Patricia Eckert Strategic Planning for Holistic Education
Leslie Hickcox Learning Through Experience & Service - A Quaker Educator Journey
in a Time of Recession
Cheryl Keen and Tracey Peterson Quaker Voluntary Service: An Opportunity for your Graduates
Laura Foote Women's Speaking Justified: Quaker Women in the Public Sphere
Jeff Dudiak Taking the Name in Vain? Quakers and the New Theism
Donn Weinholtz Academic Prioritization Comes to Camelot
Rebecca Mays Quakers Bearing Witness: Experiences with College Youth in Lebanon,
Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Indonesia
Walter Sullivan Education and the Inner Life of Isaac Pennington
Barbara Dixson, Deborah Shaw, Mike Heller Trusting and Valuing Experience as an Entry Way to Learning
Stephen Angell Utilizing Publications about African-American Quakers in the
Doug Burks and Cathy Pitzer To Retire or Not Retire? When is the Right Time?
Marcia Everett and Cherie Parsons The Art of Losing: Teaching and Learning About Loss
Diane Reynolds Dante and 17th-Century Quaker "Poetesses:" Towards Incorporating
Imagination into W/Holy Education.
David Ross, Steve Jensen Using the Flipped Classroom to Address Threshold Concepts in
Literary Engagement and the Distant World of Lectio (Jensen)
Brenda Stevens, Charles Lartey and David Hahn Getting From Here to There: The Management of Malone University's
Chris Meyer Sweet Taste of Success: Working with Hershey to end child slavery
Scott Waalkes God's Voice, the Inner Light, or Radical Discipleship? Teaching
Vocation at a Friends Institution
Lilly Lavner Cultivating Student Self-Governance and Leadership Initiatives and
Linking Practitioner Self-Reflection with Student Success
Gary Farlow, Don Smith Righteousness vs. Faithfulness in the Analytical Science (Farlow)
Quantum Quakers (Smith)
Tracey Hucks Plenary Session: Becoming 'Quakerly': The Legacy of Social Justice
and its Challenges
Margaret Benefiel Turning the Lens on Ourselves: Epistemological Foundations for
Contemplative Higher Education
Mike Heller and Jon Kershner 'The (Com)Motion of Love': Reading John Woolman and Helping
Students Imagine Higher Education as Something More"
Jennifer Karsten Several ways that the Pendle Hill Quaker Study Center can nurture your
Students, Staff, and School Community
Paul Anderson Primitive Christianity Revived--The Original Quaker Vision
Presidents' Panel, David King, Convener Educating For Beloved Community: Cultivating Creative
Maladjustment Within Ourselves and Our Students
Steve Chase Plenary Session: Educating For Beloved Community: Cultivating
Creative Maladjustment Within Ourselves and Our Students
Member institutions include:
Barclay College, Haviland, Kan.Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Penn.Carolina Evangelical Divinity School, High Point, N.C.Earlham College, Richmond, Ind.Earlham School of Religion, Richmond, Ind.Friends University, Wichita, Kan.George Fox University, Newberg, Ore.Global College of Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y.Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C.Haverford College, Haverford, Penn.Malone University, Canton, OhioPendle Hill, Wallingford, Penn.Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Penn.Whittier College, Whittier, Calif.William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IowaWilmington College, Wilmington, OhioWoodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom
The Purpose of the Friends Association of Higher Education is to strengthen the Quaker mission in Higher Education by:
Providing a supportive relationship and opportunities for fellowship among all who share Quaker ideals of higher education, whether on Quaker or non-Quaker campuses.Enhance member's appreciation of Friends religious heritage and nurturing the individual and corporate search for Truth.Lending support to the Quaker ideal of integrating spiritual commitment, academic excellence, and social responsibility.Lending support and encouragement to scholarly research directed toward perceiving and achieving a more perfect human society.Helping to clarify and articulate the distinctively Quaker vision of higher education, in terms of both curriculum and teaching.Assisting Friends Colleges in their efforts to affirm their Quaker heritage.Fostering greater communication and cooperation among Friends educational institutions and the various Friends constituencies to which they may be connected.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2013
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709