We're so excited about our upcoming mini-conference, and that Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be with us. Details are below:
9:00-10:00 - Registration/Poster-set-up with coffee & pastries (outside Ballroom)
10:00-11:30 am - Poster session (Ballroom)
11:30 am-12:30 pm - Lunch buffet (Ballroom/Sunporch)
12:30-1:15 pm - Keynote (Ballroom)
- 1:15-1:30 pm - Comments from Dr. Phillip Duxbury, Dean, College of Natural Science
- 1:30-1:45 pm - Comments from Dr. Robert Floden, Dean, College of Education
- 1:45-2:15 pm - Q & A's
2:15-2:30 pm – Coffee Break
2:30-4:00 pm - Panel discussion
4:00 pm - Adjourn
MSU Union Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the building and Lake Ontario, Lake Superior & MSU Room are on the 3rd floor.
Joan Ferrini-Mundy became the 21st president of the University of Maine and its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias in July of 2018. In her first year President Ferrini-Mundy initiated the Strategic Vision and Values planning process and led a University of Maine System-wide process culminating in a five-year strategic plan for research and development. She serves on the boards of Maine Center Ventures and Maine and Company and is the Academic Advisory Team Chair for FOCUS Maine.
The President serves on the Strategic Working Team for the Governor’s Economic Development Plan, and as a member of a Mathematics Standards Review Steering Committee for the Maine Department of Education.
Prior to coming to Maine she was the chief operating officer of the National Science Foundation. Her distinguished career spans the fields of mathematics education, STEM education and policy, teacher education, and research administration. Among her awards and recognitions are the U.S. Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank Award and election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Association for Women in Mathematics.
President Ferrini-Mundy is a member of the Board on Higher Education and the Workforce of the National Academies. She holds a Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of New Hampshire.