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Spring 2014 Shared Capacities Initiative Event

The Shared Capacities Subcommittee hosts a reception for all faculty, staff, students, and alumni to share versions of shorter lists of capacities and kick off the next round of on-site and online community review and feedback. Refreshments will be served, and musicians from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music will perform. 

  • Thursday, February 20
    5:00-8:00 p.m.
    Orozco Room

Fall 2013 Shared Capacities Initiative Events

The Shared Capacities Subcommittee encourages all faculty, students, and alumni to join this discussion. One of the ways to participate is by attending and/or viewing the public events below. 

All events will be recorded and posted online.

Kick-Off Panel Discussion

After an introduction by Provost Tim Marshall and subcommittee co-chairs, New School faculty discuss the shape of undergraduate education at The New School. 

  • Thursday, September 26
    4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Wollman Hall


Jim Miller, Professor of Politics and Liberal Studies at NSSR; Special Advisor to the Provost


  • Laura Auricchio, Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at NSPE; Associate Professor of Art History, Parsons
  • Stefania deKenessey, Director of Civic Arts and Humanities: Community Partnership Program; Associate Professor of Music at Lang
  • Richard Kessler, Dean of Mannes
  • John Roach, Director of the First Year; Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Parsons

Open Information Sessions

After an introduction by Provost Tim Marshall, subcommittee members discuss the process for the year and share current research and best practices in this area. 

  • Thursday, October 17
    1:00-2:30 p.m.
    Theresa Lang Center
  • Tuesday, October 22
    10:00-11:30 a.m.
    Orozco Room
  • Thursday, October 24
    4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Orozco Room
  • Friday, November 15
    12:00 noon-1:30 p.m.
    Orozco Room

Faculty Workshops

Faculty consider the capacities best suited to a New School undergraduate education

  • Tuesday, November 19
    10:00-11:30 a.m.
    Hirshorn Suite
  • Thursday, November 21
    4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Wollman Hall
  • Friday, November 22
    12:00-1:30 p.m.
    Orozco Room
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