2017 Parchment Summit Discussions


Closing Keynote

with Michael Roth, President of Wesleyan University.

Fireside Chats

The Future of University Credentials

with Sean Gallagher, Ed.D, Chief Strategy Officer, Northeastern University Global Network, author of  “The Future of University Credentials: New Developments at the Intersection of Higher Education and Hiring”

Interviewer: Kathleen DeLaski 

Big Data & Hiring: The Growing Use of People Analytics by Employers

with Karyn Marciniak, Vice President, People Analytics, Two Sigma

Moderator: Jeff Selingo

Panel Discussions

Degree Payoff: The Role of Academic Major and Institution in Hiring Decisions

Matthew Boyce, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, George Mason University

Teresa Flannery, Executive Director, University Communications, American University

Mark Schneider, Vice President and Institute Fellow, American Institutes for Research

Martin Van Der Werf, Associate Director of Editorial and Postsecondary Policy, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Moderator: Jeff Young, EdSurge

Credentialing In A University For Life

Rich DeMillo, Director, Center for 21st Century Universities, Georgia Institute of Technology

Pulin Sanghvi, Executive Director, Career Services, Princeton University 

Matthew Pittinsky, CEO, Parchment 

Moderator: Nick Anderson, Washington Post 

Credential Innovation In Action: Comprehensive Student Record Project

Tom Green, Associate Executive Director, AACRAO

Amelia Parnell, Vice President for Research & Policy, NASPA

Rodney Parks, University Registrar, Elon University

Insiya Bream, Assistant Vice Provost, Registrar Strategic Operations, Projects & Communications, University of Maryland University College

Moderator: Tom Green & Amelia Parnell

Employers As The New Accreditor

Judith Eaton, President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Cody Cleverly, Senior Analyst, Academic Programs, JetBlue Airways

Marc Singer, Vice Provost, Center for the Assessment of Learning, Thomas Edison State University

Burck Smith, CEO, Straighter Line

Moderator: Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed

The Degree Signal: Communicating To Employers What Undergraduates Have Learned

MJ Bishop, Director for Academic Innovation, University System of Maryland’s Center for Academic Innovation

Holly Zanville, Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation

Nina Morel, Dean, College of Professional Studies, Lipscomb University

Moderator: Goldie Blumenstyk, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Credential Innovation In Action: 21st Century Skills Challenge

Stephen Brand, Executive Director of Global Learning and Development, Bay Path University

Erika Cohen-Derr, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, Georgetown University

Abra McAndrew, Assistant Vice Provost, Student Engagement, University of Arizona

Moderator: Kathleen DeLaski, Education Design Lab