BVA Community Conversation: Collaborative Leadership for Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

This Community Conversation focuses on the role that centers for teaching and learning (or CTLs) can play in guiding departments toward useful forms of assessment that make a difference in the quality of teaching and learning. Toward this end, and drawing on earlier work in the Assessment Working Group, we have drafted a new resource for leaders of both CTLs and academic departments that details modes of productive, long-run collaboration on vital assessment projects.

BVA Steering Committee Meeting – University of Kansas

We are pleased to announce our first in-person Steering Committee meeting since December 2019. We will be gathering at KU in Lawrence, Kansas June 5-7, 2022. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the TRESTLE project's conference and celebration to foster knowledge sharing and planning for the collective improvement of undergraduate teaching and student […]

What do developments in AI mean for the future of teaching?

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A BVA Community Conversation Led by Doug Ward (U. of Kansas) and Susan Bens (U. of Saskatchewan) Thursday, March 23, 2023 2-3 p.m. Central (noon-1 PT, 1-2 MT, 3-4 ET) Zoom Link: ChatGPT has stormed into the world of education, upending assignments and policies, and forcing educators to grapple with the rapidly developing capabilities […]

Virtual Steering Committee Meeting

Zoom , Canada

As we are learning from the Network Life Cycles and Stages of Development study, the BVA is in a moment of transition and we are planning to use the Steering Committee to acknowledge this moment in the evolution of BVA and address how we can thrive in the future We seek to reaffirm BVA’s network/organizational […]

Updating the BVA’s Mission Statement

A discussion on the evolution of the Bay View Alliance and reconsidering the mission statement to better reflect our role and support of member campuses.

Rebranding and Renaming the BVA

***All meetings are at 10:00-11:00am PT/11:00am-12:00pm MT/12:00-1:00pm CT/1:00-2:00pm ET.*** The recent Steering Committee meeting held virtually on February 9, 2024 kick-started a series of conversations we will host this spring on the evolution of the BVA and how it can continue to support local change on our campuses in the dynamic higher education context. Future […]