Global Liberal Arts Design Experiments
The laboratory is now wide open for new discoveries.

~Bruno Latour, An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence


Common Core
University of Hong Kong

Hosted by
Gray Kochhar-Lindgren
Professor & Director

Ahfad University for Women
Professor Gasim Yusuf Babiker Badri, President:

American University of Beirut
Dania Salem, Assistant Director of General Education & Assessment:

Amsterdam University College
Murray Pratt, Dean:

Asian University for Women
Dr. Rosie Bateson, Dean of Faculty & Academic Affairs

Beijing Institute of Technology
Graduate School of Education
Pang Haishao, Graduate School Director for Faculty Development:

Brown University
Margaret Chang, Director of the Curricular Resource Center / Associate Dean of the College:

Brown University
Margaret Chang, Director of the Curricular Resource Center / Associate Dean of the College:

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Dennis Quinn, IGE Department Chair:

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mei Yee Leung, Director, University General Education:

City University of Hong Kong

C.H. Shek, Director: Gateway Education:

Columbia University

Great Books Programme:
Roosevelt Montás, Director, Center for the Core Curriculum:
Toni Gunthrope-Hardee, Associate Director:
David Helfand, Professor, Department of Astronomy:
James J. Valentini, Dean of Columbia College:
Victoria Rosner, Dean of Academic Affairs, School of General Studies:
Patricia Kitcher, Department of Philosophy, Chair of Contemporary Civilization:
David Lurie, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures:

Cornell University
Gretchen Ritter, The Harold Tanner Dean of Arts & Sciences:
Rachel Bean, Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education:
Marilyn Migiel, Senior Associate Dean for Arts & Humanities:

Curtin University

Professor Dawn Bennett, John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Higher Education: Gateway Education:

Dartmouth College
Elizabeth F. Smith, Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences:

Duke University and Duke-Kunshan (Durham, NC; Kunshan, China)

Duke, Durham, NC :
Noah Pickus, Associate Provost and Senior Advisor to the Provost (Duke); Dean of Undergraduate Curricular Affairs and Faculty Development (DKU):
Haiyan Gao, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Duke Kunshan University:
Liguo Zhang , Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs:
Jeff Forbes, Associate Dean of Curriculum and Course Development:
Kunshan, China:
Andrew Field, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs:

Emory University

Michael A. Elliott, Dean, Emory College of Arts and Sciences:
Joanne Brzinski, Senior Associate Dean, Office for Undergraduate Education:
Mark Risjord, Director, Institute of Liberal Arts:
Kim Loudermilk, Director, IDEAS (Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship) Program:
CC External Examiner: Sander Gilman:

Erasmus University College

Maarten Frens, Dean:

Fudan University

Xu Lei, Director of Academic Affairs:

Halmstad University

Frida Stranne, Team Lead, Grand Challenges Curriculum Development:

Harbin Institute of Technology

Qi Jingyao, Associate Dean of Educational Affairs:

Harvard University

Stephanie H. Kenen, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Administrative Director:
CC External Examiners:
Harry Lewis:
Venkatesh Narayanamurti:
Shigehisa Kuriyama:

Hong Kong Baptist University

General Education:
Reza Hoshmand, Director of General Education:

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

General Education:
Kam-por YU, Director of General Education Centre:

Hong Kong Education University
Tin Yau Joe Lo, Director of General Education:

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Chih-Chen Chang, Academic Director, University Common Core:

Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Willam Egginton, Director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute:

Leiden University College
Lieke Schreel, Educational Director:
Dean: Judi Mesman,

Lingnan University

Mark Alan McGinley, Director of Core Curriculum and General Education:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kathleen MacArthur, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Faculty Support:

National Taiwan University
Rong-Huay Juang, Chief Director of the Center of General Education:
Huang Chun-chieh, Dean of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences:

Nanjing University

Shi Lin Miao, Vice President of Center for Teaching and Learning:

National University of Singapore

Bernard C Y TAN, Vice Provost (Undergraduate Education & Student Life):

New York University
Thomas Ertman, Director, College Core Curriculum:

New York University, Shanghai
Maria E. Montoya, Dean of Arts and Science:
Keith Ross, Dean of Engineering and Computer Science:
Yuxin Chen, Dean of Business:

New York University, Abu Dhabi
Robert Young, Dean of Arts and Humanities:
Samer Madanat, Dean of Engineering:
David Scicchitano, Dean of Science:
Hervé Crès, Dean of Social Sciences:

Northwestern University
Peter Kaye, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate and Professional

Mahidol University International College
Phitaya Charupoonphol, Dean of MUIC:

Peking University: Yuanpei College (Beijing)
Ou Yangqi, Director of Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies:

Princeton University

Professor Peter Bogucki, Associate Dean for Undergrad Affairs:

Purdue University

David Reingold, Justin S. Morrill Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Sociology:

Rutgers University
Susan Lawrence, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education:

San Francisco State University

Jennifer Summit, Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs:
Tanya Augsburg, Liberal Studies Program:

Seoul Women’s University

Lee Yoosun, Associate Professor of Department of Educational Psychology and Character Education

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Ding Xiaoping, Vice President of Center for Education in SJTU:

Stanford University
Harry Elam, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education:

Sun Yat-Sen University, Boya Program
Mo Hua, Director of Educational Affairs

Tel Aviv University
Ayellet Shaham, Program Director:

Temple University

General Education: Jonathan Nyquist, Director,, 215-204-7484; Dana Dawson, Associate Director,, 215-204-6248; Intellectual Heritage: Dustin Kidd,, 347-563-6174

The University of Utah
Ann Darling, Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Studies (General Education):

Tohoku University
Koichi Morimoto, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Letters:
Norihiro Nakamura, Dsc, Professor, Institute for Excellence in Higher Education:

Tsinghua University (Beijing)
Yang Bin, Center for Liberal Education, Director:

Tsinghua University (Beijing)
Yang Bin, Center for Liberal Education, Director:

University of Aberdeen

Sixth Century Courses:
Chris Kee, Dean of Chinese Affairs:
Sarah James, Academic Services:

University of Auckland

Alistair Kwan, Centre for Learning & Research in Higher Education:

University of Birmingham
Diana Spencer, Dean, Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences:

University of California, Berkeley
Carla Hesse, Executive Dean of College of Letters & Science:
CC External Examiner: Armando Fox:

University of California, Los Angeles

Scott Waugh, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost,
CC External Examiner (Humanities): Ursula Heise:;

UC Santa Cruz
Richard Hughey, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate
Matt Sparke: External Examiner for the CommonCore@HKU:

UC Santa Cruz
Richard Hughey, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate
Matt Sparke: External Examiner for the CommonCore@HKU:

University College London
Carl Gombrich, Director of BASc:

University of Chicago

The College Core Curriculum
John W. Boyer, Dean of the College:
Elise Covic, Deputy Dean of the College for Academic Programs:
Bill Michel, Executive Director, Logan Center for the Arts,

University College Erasmus, Rotterdam
Marna Bakker, head of office of student and educational affairs:

University of Colorado Boulder
James W.C. White, Dean of Arts & Sciences: james.white@Colorado.EDU

University of Edinburgh

Neil Turner, Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning:
Dorothy Miell, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences:

University of Glasgow

Moira Fischbacher-Smith, Dean of Learning and Teaching:;
Robert Partridge, Executive Director of Student and Academic Services,, 0141 330 1767/07743450226

University of Hong Kong

Ian Holliday, VP and PVC Teaching & Learning,
Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Professor & Director, Common Core:

University of Melbourne
Gregor Kennedy, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Educational Innovation):

University of Michigan
Andrew D. Martin, Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts:

University of Pennsylvania Paul Sniegowski, Stephen A.Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences:; Yasmin B. Kafai, Professor of Learning Sciences, Graduate School of Education

University of Science and Technology of China

Chen Xiaofei, Director of Educational Affiars:

University of Sydney

Annamarie Jagose, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social; Umberto Ansaldo, Head, School of Literature, Art, and Media,

University of Technology Sydney

Louise McWhinnie, Dean, Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation:
Alison Beavis, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation:

University of Washington

Ed Taylor, Dean of Undergraduate Education:
Comparative History of Ideas:
María Elena García, Director:

University of Winchester
Marie Morgan, Head of Department of Education Studies and Liberal Arts:

Utrecht University

Honours College and Humanities Honours: Rick Dolphijn: Philosophy, Cultural and Media Studies:
Graduate School: Dean: Marijk van der Wende,

University College Utrecht sciences
James Kennedy, Dean:

Waseda University
Adrian J. Pinnington, Dean of School of International Liberal Studies:
Aya Yoshida, Professor of Sociology of Education:
Aya’s team members:
Kasuo Sugimoto, Professor, Tohoku University
Yumiko SUGITANI,Professor,Aoyamagakuin University
Kyoko ANGEGWA, Research Associate, Waseda University
Mandul, Part time lecturer, some universities in China

Western Sydney University

Ien Ang, Institute for Culture and Society, CC External Examiner,
David R Cole, Centre for Educational

Xi’an Jiaotong University
Zhang Ping, Associate Dean of Office of Academic Affairs:

Yale University
Tamar Szabó Gendler, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences:

Yale-NUS (Singapore)
Tan Tai Yong, Executive Vice President (Academic Affairs):;

Yonsei University: Underwood International College
Baik Young-seo, Dean of Liberal Arts College:

Zhejiang University

Wang Li, Dean of International Education:

Bringing Theory to Practice: David Scobey,
Wellcome Trust & Medical Museion Copenhagen: Ken Arnold, Creative

Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U): Dawn Michele Whitehead: Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular

Association for Core Texts & Courses: Richard Kamber, President; Kathleen Burk, Executive   Director: