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Thursday, June 29

Friday, June 30


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Registrant Prices
WVU participants $25
Students of any institution $15
General registration by June 15 $30
Late registration (after June 15) $40

Why Should I Attend?

A Rare Opportunity

Few conferences exist that focus on issues specific to “life off the tenure-track”

Discover Best Practices

See what other institutions are doing to support non-tenure track faculty

Connect with Peers

Meet non-tenure track faculty from WVU and other institutions

Feel Empowered

Learn ways you can help your institution improve work culture

Why Hills and Hollers?

The home node of this conference is Appalachia. From a hilltop, we gain perspective. In a holler, we gather close to our kin. Join us as we do both in this unique virtual conference designed specifically for non-tenure track faculty.

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Keynote Speaker

Adrianna Kezar

Adrianna Kezar is the Dean’ s Professor of Leadership, Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education and director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. A national expert on change, governance and leadership in higher education, Kezar is regularly quoted in the media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, PBS, and NPR (national and local stations), among others. At the Pullias Center, Kezar directs the Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success and is an international expert on the changing faculty. She also regularly consults for campuses and national organizations related to her work on non-tenure-track faculty, STEM reform, collaboration, leadership development, and change.

"The Future Landscape for Contingent Faculty"

Thursday, June 29, 2023 | 12-1 p.m. 

Free and open to all WVU community members.

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Session Formats

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Panel Presentations

Presentations of 15-20 minutes each on a specific theme or question.

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Roundtable Discussions

15 minutes of introductory framing by a discussion leader, followed by a facilitated discussion among attendees


Special Interest Groups

Strategic conversations led by facilitators.

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Break-Out Rooms

A space to talk with peers about your ideas, interests, and concerns.

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Reach out using our general email or individually to the conference organizers.

General Email

Lisa Di Bartolomeo

Teaching Professor

West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Nathalie Singh-Corcoran

Service Professor and Writing Studio Coordinator

West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Kaytely Carpenter

Graduate Assistant

West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences