An Educator's Search for Purpose and Meaning
- Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
- Reid Hall - view map
Associate professor of adult and higher education and education department head, Tricia Seifert, will present the College of Education, Health and Human Development's Outstanding Faculty Lecture. Seifert was recognized as the 2016 Outstanding Faculty for Research in the Department of Education and will present "An Educator's Search for Purpose and Meaning."
Seifert came to Montana State University in 2014 from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, the University of Toronto where she was an assistant professor. She has received several awards, most notably the 2015 CACUSS Award of Honour from the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services.
Her research includes the role of higher education organizational structures, environments, and experiences in student learning and success; higher education's role in facilitating students' journey toward life purpose and meaning; and international and comparative perspectives of the student affairs and services field.
She recently co-authored a book, "How College Affects Students: 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works (Vol.3), one of the most cited books in the field.
- College of Education, Health and Human Development