Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships

2022-09-08T07:14:12-07:00

Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships The Fielding community is invited to the webinar hosted by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) on September 13 at 2-3 pm Eastern. The webinar registration is complimentary. Register for Event Creating Strategic Partnerships to Strengthen Institutional Resilience Survey data from Inside Higher Ed and various organizations show that leaders at most institutions plan to explore or create strategic partnerships to leverage economies of scale and address revenue and enrollment challenges. While partnerships can be an important element of strengthening [...]

Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships2022-09-08T07:14:12-07:00

Navajo Education Leaders, Scholars, Set to Discuss Education for the Future

2022-07-26T11:08:38-07:00

Fielding Graduate University Collaborates with the Navajo Nation on Doctoral Degrees photo taken at the 4th Annual Navajo Education Conference Navajo female leaders, the decolonization of education, and the future of Navajo teaching and learning are some of the critical topics and the kind of research that more than 80 Navajo education leaders and scholars will discuss when they gather for the 6th annual Navajo Education Conference in Window Rock, AZ, July 28-29. The annual conference is jointly organized and sponsored by the Navajo Nation, the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance (ONNSFA), the Navajo [...]

Navajo Education Leaders, Scholars, Set to Discuss Education for the Future2022-07-26T11:08:38-07:00

New Scientists for a New America in a New Normal, Lecture by Orlando L. Taylor, Ph.D.

2022-07-21T13:15:32-07:00

New Scientists for a New America in a New Normal is the title of the lecture by Distinguished Senior Advisor to the President and Director of Marie Fielder Center Dr. Taylor. The lecture is part of the Ambrose Jearld, Jr. Lecture on Diversity and Inclusion at Woods Hole Geographic Institution in Massachusetts, the world’s leading, independent non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration, and education. The Ambrose Jearld, Jr. Lecture is given every summer in Woods Hole by invited scholars, scientists, authors and others who can challenge the status quo to bring perspective, knowledge, and expertise to the subject of building [...]

New Scientists for a New America in a New Normal, Lecture by Orlando L. Taylor, Ph.D.2022-07-21T13:15:32-07:00

Fielding Faculty Four Arrows & Notre Dame Faculty Emerita Darcia Narvaez Discuss the Significance of Restoring the Kinship Worldview

2022-07-19T14:54:27-07:00

EdD Leadership for Change faculty member Four Arrows, Ph.D., and University of Notre Dame Faculty Emerita Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D, discuss their recent book, Restoring the Kinship Worldview: Indigenous Voices Introduce 28 Precepts for Rebalancing Life on Planet Earth. Restoring the Kinship Worldview Restoring the Kinship Worldview is rooted in an Indigenous vision and strong social purpose that sees all life forms as sacred and sentient–that honors the wisdom of the heart, and grants equal standing to rights and responsibilities. Four Arrows and Dr. Narvaez present 28 passages from Indigenous leaders, including Mourning Dove, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Winona LaDuke, [...]

Fielding Faculty Four Arrows & Notre Dame Faculty Emerita Darcia Narvaez Discuss the Significance of Restoring the Kinship Worldview2022-07-19T14:54:27-07:00

Fielding Welcomes Its Own as New Vice President and Chief Financial Officer: Meet June Rumiko Klein, Ed.D.

2022-06-13T14:19:37-07:00

June Rumiko Klein, Ed.D.'10, an award-winning business and civic leader, is Fielding Graduate University’s new vice president and chief financial officer. In the role since April 2022, Klein serves as a key member of President Katrina Rogers’ leadership team and heads Fielding’s Department of Administration and Facilities. She also oversees all financial resources for the University—including treasury responsibilities, insurance, and grants administration. Before she joined Fielding, Klein was vice president for business affairs and CFO at Palo Alto University, positions she held for 20 years. June Rumiko Klein, Ed.D. Since stepping into her new position, the former Fielding [...]

Fielding Welcomes Its Own as New Vice President and Chief Financial Officer: Meet June Rumiko Klein, Ed.D.2022-06-13T14:19:37-07:00

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College

2022-06-13T14:21:02-07:00

STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Leadership for Change Program alum Telletha Valenski, EdD’21, will serve as the next director of West Campus at San Juan College.  Prior to this appointment, Dr. Valenski was a School Health Education Specialist with Northern Navajo Medical Center. She also served on New Mexico State Chiropractic Board. Dr. Valenski is a founder and board member of Dream Diné Charter School.  Dr. Valenski’s dissertation title is Dancing to Learn Navajo: Assessing Levels of Perceived Learning Enjoyment in Young Dual-Language Navajo Students following a Short Session of Aerobic Dance. For her dissertation research, Dr. Valenski introduced a dose of [...]

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College2022-06-13T14:21:02-07:00

VP of DEI: Reflections on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

2022-05-12T19:14:48-07:00

Dear Fielding Community, I am writing to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. As we journey through life, we meet people who have lived through extraordinary circumstances. It is hard to imagine how individuals not only survive instances of deep trauma but manage to find a way to live in and with a world that betrayed them at some point in their life. It is harder still when the extraordinary circumstance involves unspeakable inhumane acts. The betrayal becomes a moral betrayal against life itself – the deepest cut of all. As an undergraduate college student, I was blessed to learn from [...]

VP of DEI: Reflections on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day2022-05-12T19:14:48-07:00

Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee: The Passing of a True Scholar, Educator, Artist, and Activist

2022-05-12T19:15:33-07:00

In Memory of Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee, Educational Leadership for Change Faculty Emeritus. Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee Since coming to Fielding, Dr. Zee has served the School of Educational Leadership for Change (now incorporated into the School of Leadership Studies) from its inception and for more than twenty-four years. He was an exemplary scholar, faculty member, leader, and friend. He has served us as Mentor to and Chair of two hundred doctoral students, a member of three-hundred dissertation committees as Faculty Reader or Research Faculty. Most [...]

Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee: The Passing of a True Scholar, Educator, Artist, and Activist2022-05-12T19:15:33-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity

2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:00 – 11:00 AM Los Angeles | 1:00 – 2:00 PM New York Community colleges play a significant role in the U.S. educational system: they offer flexible access to educational opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds. Join School of Leadership Studies Dean Dr. Barbara Mink and her distinguished guests. The panel of experts in the field will discuss how community colleges nationwide have the potential to advance social justice and economic equity in the U.S. Register for Event [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity2022-04-15T12:58:57-07:00

Fielding alum Thelma Jackson, EdD, featured in South Seattle Emerald

2022-06-13T14:24:25-07:00

Thelma Jackson, EdD (Photo courtesy of Rise Up for Students) FIELDING STAR ALUMNI ALERT:  Fielding alum Thelma Jackson, EdD, a graduate of the Leadership for Change Program, was featured in Black History Today of the South Seattle Emerald for having “both planted and watered seeds of quiet impact for more than 30 years to create real change across the educational landscape.” Dr. Jackson graduated in 2002, and her dissertation research, Nurturing The Whole Learner: Education as Ministry, aimed at understanding the essence of young African American Academy successes against all odds. Her research contributed to understanding the “ministering [...]

Fielding alum Thelma Jackson, EdD, featured in South Seattle Emerald2022-06-13T14:24:25-07:00
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