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Announcing the Annual Out-of-the-Box Events!

See the video of Prof. Gerber's talk here.

OOTB : Why Service Matters, Prof. Larry Gerber

Date: March 12, 2015 
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Location: 2204 KC


Why Service Matters

Guest Speaker:  Professor Larry Gerber

Author of  The Rise and Decline of Faculty Governance (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014

Thursday, March 12, 1-2pm, 2204 KC Pere Marquette Rm


From the JHUP website: Larry G. Gerber;">, formerly the chair of the American Association of University Professors’ Committee on College and University Governance and the national vice president of the AAUP, is professor emeritus of history at Auburn University. He is the author of  The Irony of State Intervention: American Industrial Relations Policy in Comparative Perspective, 1914–1939 and The Limits of Liberalism: Josephus Daniels, Henry Stimson, Bernard Baruch, Donald Richberg, Felix Frankfurter, and the Development of the Modern American Political Economy.


Register for Out of the Box discussion sessions

CLAS Faculty

  Wed., March 18, 12-1:30pm 2201 KC  (room capacity is 24)

  Thur.,March 19, 12-1:30pm, 2215/2216 KC   (room capacity is 50)

Note: Clicking the registration link will bring up an e-mail that is preaddressed and asks for name, department, and if you have any dietary restrictions. Please do not change the subject line. If the link is not operating properly, please e-mail clas@gvsu.eduwith the same information.

Come join us for great conversation, new ideas, and good food!

We encourage faculty from all CLAS disciplines to participate. We expect innovative, creative thinking to emerge as faculty with diverse perspectives develop “out-of-the-box” solutions to common issues related to resources and opportunities.

Classic Box Lunch

Choice of sandwich : Turkey and Havarti Cheese, Ham and Swiss Cheese, Roasted Veggie Wrap.  The lunch will include chips, whole fruit, a cookie and water.

For individuals with dietary restrictions,  accommodations will be made. 

How many faculty can participate at each event?  24

Should I attend multiple times?  Please attend only one session.

 Menu (funded by the CLAS Deans Office):

to be posted closer to the event

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