New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference

NMHEAR 2017 Conference Theme: 

Cultivating Academic Engagement, Persistence, and Success

SAVE the DATE — February 23 and 24, 2017

Keynote Presenter strayhorn

NMHEAA is excited to announce that Dr. Terrell L. Strayhorn will be the keynote speaker and pre-conference presenter at the 2017 NMHEAR conference.  Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is Professor and Director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at The Ohio State University.  Dr. Strayhorn was also named one of the country’s top diversity scholars by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in 2011, one of Business First’s “Top 40 under 40,” one of the “Top 20 to Know in Education,” and became the youngest full
professor in Ohio State’s history in 2014.

Dr. Strayhorn is a foremost authority on college student success, authoring 10 books, over 60 chapters, and more than 200 journal articles and reports that break new ground on what’s known about sense of belonging, issues of diversity, and college success. He’s a highly-sought public speaker and has delivered more than 500 keynotes including a popular TED talk in 2011. In this keynote — “New Insights from Belonging: Research as a Way to Engagement & Success” — , Strayhorn highlights new insights from his research on belonging as a way of identifying strategies for increasing engagement and success. Follow him on social media @tlstrayhorn and #DoGoodWork!


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New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference