Members of the Saybrook faculty have had an incredibly busy semester, making scholarly contributions around the world. Here’s a partial list of their activities.
In a major publication, Saybrook psychology alumnus and faculty member Kirk Schneider co-edited The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology: Theory, research, and practice (Sage Publicasions). Even more impressive, over half the chapters are written by Saybrook faculty or alums. These include:
- Louis Hoffman et. all: Humanistic psychology and multiculturalism: History, current status, and advancements
- Louis Hoffman et. all: Toward a sustainable myth of self: An existential response to the postmodern condition.
- Amedeo Giorgi: The search for psyche: A human science perspective.
- Tom Greening: Becoming authentic: An existenital-‐humanistic approach to reading literature.
- Ed Mendelowitz: Imagology and the postmodern world.
- Scott Churchill: An introduction to phenomenological research in psychology: Historical, conceptual, and methodologcial foundations
… and more.
Schneider has additionally been named the President Elect of Division 32 of the American Psychological Association. Saybrook faculty member Nathaniel Granger was elected as the Division’s secretary.
Every business in the 21st century is becoming a global business: customers, supply chains, raw materials, and marketing are all part of an emerging world market of unprecedented complexity.
Companies need managers who can work with teams and cultures from across the world. These managers must be able to organize people and processes with equal fluency and bring out the best in diverse teams of people who may never meet face-to-face
Saybrook’s School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation is now offering an MA in Management, specializing in Global Workforce Collaboration (pending WASC approval). As both international businesses and non-profit organizations deal with rapid change in multiple countries and cultures at once, managers who understand how to integrate virtual teams with on-site offices across the world are highly prized.
The Ivory Tower lives in the same economy as the rest of the world, and according to articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education, American graduate school enrollment is flat and stagnant.
That’s not the case at Saybrook University, a graduate-only institution which, according to just-released enrollment numbers, now has the highest number of students in its history – a 36% increase over the number of students it had in 2008, when the Great Recession began, and a 32% increase over Fall 2012 new student headcount.
Saybrook University sponsored professional conferences in Mind-Body Medicine and Psychology in July in support of Saybrook faculty and students who were participating in these events.
Saybrook University distinguished consulting faculty Lenneal Henderson will perform his critically acclaimed portrayal of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall on Saturday August 24, 7:30 pm at the Westin (SFO). Taking on the role of the first African American to serve on the US Supreme Court, this impressive one-man show - coming a few days before the 50th anniversary of Dr.
Dear Saybrook Community:
Our university has always been made stronger by forging well thought out partnerships with other institutions.
Whether that has meant connecting with individual scholars who are leaders in their field to serve as thesis advisors or contributors to our scholarly blogs, or connecting with educational institutions such as the Jung Center of Houston, the Academy of Counselors Japan, and the Universidad del Sur in Chiapas, working with partners who share our values improves our ability to serve our students and supports our mission in the world.
Saybrook University is proud to announce that it is sponsoring a film on the life and work of its most noted professor, Dr. Stanley Krippner.
As a professor and lecturer, Stanley has inspired and mentored new generations of explorers in wide ranging fields. He is perhaps unparalleled in his work in the study of consciousness, one of science’s last frontiers.
It’s graduation season at Saybrook University! This year Saybrook is graduating nearly 100 students in commencement ceremonies in Seattle and San Francisco celebrating new scholars in the fields of psychology, mind-body medicine, organizational systems, and human science.
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For the third year in a row, Saybrook University’s Student Satisfaction Survey has shown students are more content with their overall Saybrook experience.
More than 70 percent of enrolled students participated in the 2013 survey, which was developed and coordinated by the Saybrook Office of Institutional Research, and included 57 questions measuring student satisfaction rates with 21 key academic quality indicators and 17 key indicators for university-level services.
Saybrook welcomes its 2013-14 board of trustee officers: Renee Levi, PhD, previously the board co-chair, as chair; Brendan D. Leonard, MBA as vice chair; Bradley G. Fisher, MBA, as secretary; and Sam Talucci, MA, DMAN, as treasurer.