Future of Contemplation in Higher Ed Series w/ Kim Nolan



Future of Contemplation in Higher Ed Series w/ Kim Nolan


Wed., May 7 2014 - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM


Nau Hall Room 341

In this 4 part speaker-series, Contemplative Sciences Center will be bringing together various contemplative advocates to discuss their vision of the future of contemplation in Higher Education with a focus on learning, and how Universities could be incubators for new approaches to classrooms across disciplines, residential experience, advising, and the like.  Each talk will be approximately 40 minutes and there will be time for questions afterwards.

This second talk of the 4 part series on Wednesday, May 7 in Nau Hall room 341 will feature Burlington College's Kim Nolan.

Kim Nolan holds a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University and a M.Ed. from Boston University in Counseling Psychology.  She most recently served as Department Chair and Lead Faculty of Integral Psychology at Burlington College in Vermont where she founded The Institute of Contemplative Studies.  Kim is the Founder and Executive Director of the Dignity Foundation, through which she teaches self-care and mindfulness in schools and human service agencies, speaks at conferences, and provides coaching to leaders seeking contemplative practice.  She has been a Research Fellow and a Senior Investigator at the Mind & Life Summer Research Institute, is ordained as a Buddhist Chaplain, and is a lifelong activist for social change and advocate for human rights.