Spring 2013 GPEA: Agenda

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1:30-1:35 pm – Welcome and introductions

Henning Schroeder, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education

1:35-2:25 pm – Panel presentation

Why should we track graduate student placement? Why should we care? The national and local contexts

Henning Schroeder

How do we do it?  Current and emerging models for tracking placement

Brianne Keeney, Coordinator of Graduate Education, College of Education and Human Development

Wendy Friedmeyer, Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, College of Liberal Arts

Michelle Chevalier, Director, Graduate Business Career Center, Carlson School of Management

Maggie Kubak, Assistant Director, Career and Internship Services (College of Continuing Education; College of Design; College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences)

Using alumni data to track placement    

Bruce Rader, Senior Director for Marketing and Membership, University of Minnesota Alumni Association

The graduate student perspective: Changing career aspirations in a changing economy and why tracking matters

John Ballard, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2:25-2:35 pm – Q&A with presenters

Facilitator:  Henning Schroeder

2:35-3:05 pm – Focused table discussions

3:05-3:25 pm – Sharing insights from table discussions

Facilitator:  Noro Andriamanalina

3:25-3:30 pm – Closing remarks

Henning Schroeder