Initial Publication Date: April 13, 2015

Building Strong Geoscience Departments in the Southeast

At the 2007 meeting of the Southeastern section of the Geological Society of America, Dallas Rhodes and Geoffrey Feiss convened a session on building strong geoscience departments. The session focused on successful geoscience departments, the elements of their success, and suggestions for programs that are at risk. Attention was paid to the challenges and opportunities particular to geoscience programs in the Southeast. Here are the presentations from that session.

Introductory Remarks (PowerPoint 89kB Nov30 07)

FEISS, P. Geoffrey, Office of the Provost, College of William and Mary

Building Strong Geoscience Departments: Resources for the Community (PowerPoint 10MB Nov30 07)

MACDONALD, Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary
MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
FEISS, P. Geoffrey, Office of the Provost, College of William and Mary
RICHARDSON, Randall M., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona

Building a Strong Geoscience Program from Scratch: Perspectives from a New Program at a State-Supported PUI (PowerPoint 9.3MB Nov30 07)

ALLEN, Joseph L., Geology and Physical Sciences, Concord University
MATCHEN, David L., Physical Sciences, Concord University

Evaluating the Assessment of Student Learning in the Geosciences (PowerPoint 1.8MB Nov30 07)

DRUMMOND, Carl N., Office of Research and Dept of Geosciences, Indiana Univ-Purdue Univ Fort Wayne
MARKIN, Jane M., Office of Research, Indiana Univ-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Demography of Geologists and Geology Departments in the Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America (PowerPoint 13.5MB Nov30 07)

RHODES, Dallas D., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University

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