CURE Summit

Sunday April 30 – Monday May 1,
UNC Greensboro, Elliott University Center

Funded by:


Partnering hosts:

NC A&TNC StateUNC AshevilleUNC GreensboroUNC Pembroke

Dr. Iain Crawford
CURE Innovator

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Iain Crawford, University of Delaware
Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning

Iain Crawford is the Faculty Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Prior to joining UD in 2010, he served on the faculty at Berry College, GA, as Chair of English at Bridgewater State University, MA, Dean of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana, and, from 2003-09, as Vice President for Academic Affairs at The College of Wooster.

Dr. Crawford became a CUR Councilor in 2006, joining the At-Large Division, and was subsequently one of the founding members of the Arts and Humanities Division, which he chaired from 2011-13. With Jenny Shanahan, he established and coordinated the CUR Institute on Creative Inquiry in the Arts and Humanities. Together with colleagues at Wooster, he has contributed essays to CUR Quarterly and to Creative Inquiry in the Arts & Humanities: Models of Undergraduate Research (2010). Together with Sarah Orel and Jenny Shanahan, he edited How to Get Started in Arts and Humanities Research with Undergraduates (2014) and, with Michelle Bushey, Deborah Lycan, and Patricia Videtich, he authored the second edition of How to Get a Tenure-Track Position at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution (2016). In 2014, he was named CUR’s Volunteer of the Year.

In addition to his work with CUR, Dr. Crawford serves as President for the Dickens Society and Treasurer of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.

Come to:

  • Share your CURE ideas with others
  • Discuss CUREs’ successes and challenges
  • Explore Transparent Assignment Design

When you register, you will be asked whether:

  1. You are new to CUREs
  2. You would like to share a CURE idea in a “lightning” session
  3. You would like to do a longer 20’ presentation
  4. You would be willing to act as a leader during a CURE development session.

Registration will open on March 22.

A limited number of travel grants will be available.