Speaking Engagements

I regularly give keynotes, lectures, presentations, and webinars on Regional Public Universities, Rural-Serving Institutions, first-generation college students, and student-centered organizational change and public policy. In 2022, I was selected as a TEDxMileHigh speaker.

I am available to give keynotes, workshops, and lectures.

Regional Public Universities

Geography of Federal R&D Funding, presentation to National Science Board. (2022)

Myths and truths about regional public universities. Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. (2022)

Pathways through the Pandemic, Regional Comprehensive Universities and the Future of Higher Education. Colorado State University Pueblo, University-wide Convocation. (2021)

Wine with Wonks ACADEMIX Upshot. Third Way. (2020)

Rural-Serving Institutions

Digital Equity Assets in Postsecondary Education. AAC&U and the Association of Governing Boards. (2022)

Rural-Serving Institutions Webinar. The Education Trust. (2022)

Rural-Serving Institutions Webinar: For Researchers & Intermediary Organizations. Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges. (2022)

Student-Centered Campus Administration & Public Policy

Civic health and equity: Thoughts on a framework. Engagement Scholarship Consortium Outreach and Engagement Practitioners.  (2019)

The role of intermediary public policy organizations in shaping the policy agenda for higher education. Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. (2019).

Videos and audio recordings of speaking engagements

TEDxMileHigh “Ascend” Talk

Geography of Federal R&D Funding, presentation to National Science Board.

Two Colorados, sponsored by Chalkbeat Colorado and Open Campus

ARRC’s Landmark Report on RSIs with RSIs, Rural Matters Podcast

How will the Coronavirus impact small colleges? Televised interview given to Newsy

CSU Pueblo 2021 Fall Convocation (keynote remarks start at 1 hour 11 minutes into recording)