Annual Provost’s Symposium

5th Annual Provost’s Symposium on Engaged Scholarship

March 14, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

John M. Clayton Hall, 100 Pencader Way, Newark, DE 19716

Danielle K. Craig moderates a panel of representatives from institutions of higher education across Delaware

The 5th Annual Provost’s Symposium for Engaged Scholarship: Embracing AI to Strengthen Community Partnerships will bring together faculty, staff and students from across Delaware’s institutions of higher education and community partners for a collaborative discussion of how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to strengthen partnerships and community scholarship.

Topics will include how AI can be used to improve capacity building, such as automating labor-intensive processes and expanding reach through translation of materials.

Presenters include:

  • Rep. Cyndie Romer, state representative for the 25th District serving the southern Newark area, and chair of the Delaware State Legislature’s Technology & Telecommunications Committee
  • Kathleen McCoy, co-director of the University of Delaware Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence and Professor, Computer and Information Sciences with primary interest in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Generation, and Accessibility for People with Disabilities
  • Bill Whitney, Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning, Lehigh University, where he works across disciplinary borders to support and strengthen current experiential learning opportunities

The Provost’s Symposium is a collaboration between the Delaware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Goldey-Beacom College, the University of Delaware and Wilmington University.

Poster Session

Students, staff and faculty will present posters focused on engaged work throughout the state – community engagement projects conducted in collaboration with community partners – making a difference throughout Delaware.

The posters may describe a project that includes research, creative activities, and/or engaged teaching.