Project Milestones

November 10-12, 2010

  • Compass Institute: professional development conference for faculty and staff from throughout the UW System focused on advancing the goals and sharing the best practices of the Compass Project.
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April 29-May 1, 2010

  • The UW System President’s Summit on Excellence in Teaching and Learning: the Summit brought together over 300 faculty and staff across disciplines to demonstrate the UW System’s commitment to excellence in higher education during tough economic times.
  • The Summit featured presentations and meetings on the Compass Project, Inclusive Excellence, and High Impact Practices, among many other topics.

January 2010

  • Compass presentations and meetings at AAC&U Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

November 2009

  • Compass Team Member meeting

October 2009

Fall 2009

  • Visits to Compass Beta Sites by UW System Compass liaisons, focused on Inclusive Excellence

May-June 2009

  • Teams from each Compass System convene at AAC&U General Education Institute, Minneapolis, MN

Spring 2009

  • Special Analysis of NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) Data to evaluate High Impact Practice Offerings and Student Participation at Compass Beta Sites

January 2009

  • Compass Launch at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA

December 2008

  • Compass Grant announced by AAC&U in partnership with three state systems
  • UW System Beta Sites Selected: UW-Eau Claire, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Oshkosh