Saturday, September 28

Deans' Discussions and Faculty Seminars

Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Dean's Discussion
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Jepson Hall, Room 118 (Building #17)

The Deans of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies and the Jepson School faculty invite parents, friends, siblings, and current and future students to learn more about the major and minor programs in leadership studies.

Dean's Reception
10:30–11 a.m.
Heilig Meyers Lounge (Building #17)

Enjoy light refreshments while you visit with the Deans of the Jepson School, Jepson School faculty, current students, and those visiting campus for Family Weekend.

Faculty Seminar: "Exploring Justice"

11:00 a.m.–noon
Jepson Hall, Room 118 (Building #17)

Join Dr. Julian Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, in this session drawn from the Jepson School's community-based course "Justice and Civil Society." Explore both historical and contemporary interpretations of justice and social responsibility and how broader historical/cultural context often shape traditions of equity and obligation.  Integral to this exploration is the community-component of the Justice and Civil Society course, which Dr. Hayter will discuss with participants, as it enables students to personally experience the ways in which our society addresses the challenges of vulnerable communities. 

School of Arts & Sciences

Dean's Discussion
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Keller Hall Reception Room (Building #43)

Dr. Kathleen Roberts Skerrett will focus on new initiatives and directions for enhancing student learning on campus, including some redesign of classrooms and informal learning spaces. 

Faculty Seminar: "Geography in the Jungle"

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Keller Hall Reception Room (Building #43)

David Salisbury's research introduces students to the contest for territory and resources along the Amazon borderlands of Brazil and Peru.

Robins School of Business

Dean's Discussion
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium (Building #1)

Join Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the Robins School of Business, for an update on the nationally ranked school and to learn more about the opportunities available to business students.

Faculty Seminar: “Accountability in Organizations: From "Gotcha!" to "Great Job!"”
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium (Building #1)

Join Richard Coughlan, senior associate dean, Robins School of Business as he shares new insights on accountability in organizations. In this interactive session, he will describe important cultural differences among organizations that have emphasized accountability by focusing on three distinctions: individual vs. collective accountability; process vs. outcome accountability; and formal vs. informal accountability mechanisms.

Life After Richmond: Preparing for Success by Getting an Early Start

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305 (Building #4)

With all of the troubling hiring forecasts, what can seniors do to position themselves for life after the University of Richmond? Meet with representatives from the Office of Alumni and Career Services, to discuss strategies for launching a career search or applying to graduate programs.

Study Abroad Information Session
(This is a repeat of the same session held on Friday.)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room (Building #4)

The Office of International Education invites parents and students to learn more about studying abroad from our panel of past study abroad participants, their parents, and University of Richmond staff.

Daytime Collegiate A Cappella Concert*

Noon–1 p.m.
Booker Hall of Music Camp Concert Hall (Building #38)

You’ve heard about them, now come see them in action. Nostalgic favorites as well as original pieces will appeal to both parents and students. With an all-around “feel-good” atmosphere, the University of Richmond a cappella performers will leave you wanting more. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $8 or at the door for $10 per person.  Please include your student in your ticket count, if applicable. All proceeds collected from this concert benefit the student a cappella groups.

This is a ticketed event and pre-registration is required.

Evening Collegiate A Cappella Concert*

Performed by Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff and the Sirens
9–10:30 p.m.
Jenkins Greek Theatre (Building #41)
Rain Location: Booker Hall of Music, Camp Concert Hall (Building #38)

Join new and old friends at this final Family Weekend 2012 concert. Don't miss this performance by the four University student-led a cappella groups performing in Richmond's beautiful Jenkins Greek Theatre. Tickets are $10 per person. Please include your student in your ticket count if applicable. All proceeds collected from this concert benefit the student a cappella groups.

Welcome and Information Center

9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Jepson Alumni Center (Building #49)

Come to the Jepson Alumni Center to pick up your registration packet. You will receive your parking pass, and campus map as well as your nametag which is your ticket to events for which you pre-registered.


Building numbers listed here correspond to the building's number on the campus map. Each family will receive a paper copy of the map at registration.