Becoming a Student-Ready College: 2018 Teaching & Learning Day with Dr. Tia McMair

On January 12, the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation hosted Dr. Tia Brown McNair, Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), for Stetson’s annual Teaching and Learning Day.  Dr. McNair lead an open discussion based on the recently published book she co-authored, Becoming a Student-Ready College.

Stetson faculty and staff gathered in the duPont-Ball Library to explore critical questions such as “What are colleges and universities doing to prepare for the students who are entering their institutions?” and “What must change in an institution’s policies, practices, and culture in order to be student-ready?”.

After Dr. Brown’s initial remarks, attendees worked in small groups to create drawings that represent the state of student-readiness at Stetson and brainstormed directions that we might design and implement to support success for more students.

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*A limited number of copies of Becoming a Student-Ready College are available to rent through our online library. If you are interested in participating in or leading a book circle, please express your interest by emailing us at