On March 2, The Faculty Senate hosted an online “works-in-progress” event, in which two members of the Regent faculty presented and took questions on upcoming books that are still in the writing phase:
- Prof. Daniel Gilbert, Ph.D.
Pneumatology: The Renewal Theology of God, The Holy Spirit
Kendall Hunt Publishers
- Prof. Jeffrey A. Brauch, J.D.
Topic: Understanding Human Dignity
Both presentations prompted a lively discussion from the online audience. A Zoom recording of the event is now available:
A selection of the recent faculty monographs. See our Facebook and Google+ pages for more photos from this event.
On November 15, the Library inaugurated what it hopes will become a long-standing tradition on campus: a special event to honor faculty authors and formally induct their scholarship into the Library collection.
As this was our first time holding such an event, we included works published from January 2014 through May 2016. The numbers are impressive: 33 books or book chapters by 36 authors, as well as scholarly articles by 49 authors. A total of 82 members of the faculty were honored.
In addition to recognizing all the recent faculty authors, our event featured book talks by two of them: Dr. Joseph Bucci from the College of Arts & Sciences gave an overview of his book Redemptive Leadership: Offering Second Chances as a Value-Added Management Practice, and Dr. Diane Chandler, from the School of Divinity presented some of the main themes in her monograph, Christian Spiritual Formation: An Integrated Approach for Personal and Relational Wholeness.
At the end of the book talks, all monograph authors were invited to inscribe the Library’s copies of their works, and article authors received a special bookmark with the title and publication of their work. In April 2017, we will hold our second Spotlight on Faculty Scholarship to honor faculty publication beginning with June 2016.
Photos from this event may be viewed on our Facebook and Google+ pages.