CHIIPs welcomes Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen as our Keynote Speaker!
Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen
José Antonio Bowen has been leading innovation and change for over 35 years at Stanford,
Georgetown and in the UK, then as a dean at Miami University and SMU and as president
of Goucher College until 2019.
Bowen began as a jazz performer and has appeared on five continents and with Stan
Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, BobbyMcFerrin, Dave Brubeck, Liberace, and many others. His
compositions include a symphony (nominated for the PulitzerPrize in Music in 1985),
and music for Jerry Garcia.
As a scholar, Bowen holds four degrees from Stanford University (in Chemistry, Music,
and Humanities), has writtenover 100 scholarly articles, was editor of the Cambridge Companion to Conducting (2003)
and an editor of the 6-CDset, Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology (2011). He has a TED
Talk on Beethoven as Bill Gates and Stanford honored himas a Distinguished Alumni
Scholar in 2010.
Bowen has long been a pioneer in education, classroom design and technology. His work
has been featured in The NewYork Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsweek, PBS News Hour,
and onNPR (an extended media list is here). After a distinguished career in the classroom,
with teaching awards including aStanford Centennial Award for Undergraduate Teaching
in 1990, he focused on helping others improve student learning and organizational
strategy. He has presented hundreds of keynotes and workshops around the world.
His book Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will
Improve Student Learning(Jossey-Bass, 2012) was the winner of the Ness Award for Best
Book on Higher Education (2013) from the AmericanAssociation of Colleges and Universities.
See teachingnaked.com or his Teaching Naked TED Talk.
He is an experienced and innovative organizational leader. He removed podiums and
fixed computers from classrooms long before others were thinking of mobile or BYOD.
He led Goucher to a new streamlined general education curriculum with a focus on a new
3Rs of Relationships, Resilience and Reflection, and a revitalization of the campus.Goucher
has since been recognized as a top college for innovation in the US News and World
Report and this work has led to a new book: A New 3Rs: Using Behavioral Science to Prepare Students for a New Learning Economy (JohnsHopkins
University Press, due 2020). After thirty-five years of innovation leadership, he
received the Ernest L. BoyerAward (for significant contributions to American higher
education) from the New American Colleges and Universitiesin January 2018.
He has served on many boards is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in England
and is currently a Senior Fellow at the Association of American of Colleges and Universities.