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Division of Student Affairs Speaker Series

The Division of Student Affairs presents


By Design: The Evolution of Learning Environments in Higher Ed

Monday, October 23, 2017

3:00 p.m.
The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

Join educator, author, and nationally recognized researcher Carney Strange as he traces the history and development of college learning environments and their influence on student success. An emeritus professor of higher education and student affairs at Ohio’s Bowling Green State University, Strange will present highlights of his research on incorporating inclusion, security, engagement, and community into campus development. In his view, many institutions have reached a “tipping point” where they are prepared to embrace these objectives in their environmental design.

Strange is the co-author/editor of five books, including (with James H. Banning) Designing for Learning: Creating Campus Environments for Student Success. His scholarship includes the design impact of educational environments, student development in post-secondary education, the dimensions of student spirituality, and methods of qualitative research. He served for more than 20 years as a college and university trustee, first at St. Meinrad College in Indiana, and more recently at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois.

This event is free and open to the Boston College community and the public. 

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