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2012 Overview of the USMA Class of 1970's National Conference on Ethics in America

2012 Overview of the USMA Class of 1970's National Conference on Ethics in America

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  • The 2012 Conference will be held at West Point from October 14 through October 17. Delegates depart West Point on October 18.
  • NCEA is an opportunity for students from across our country to discuss ethics and its implications in their future careers.
  • The delegates who attend the conference are leaders from their colleges and universities. Senior Leaders are selected on their ability and willingness to openly discuss the ethical challenges they have faced.Mentors are selected for their ability to draw the students into meaningful conversations. Faculty delegates are selected on their ability to contribute to the scholarly work of the conference.
  • The first day is focused on setting a foundation for ethical thinking. The second day is focused on the application of ethics on campus. And the third day is focused on the application of ethics in professional life.
  • The agenda is unique on the focus of the small discussion groups.
  • The Faculty Delegates focus their effort on producing deliverables which are useful for the administrations of the attending institutions.
  • The 2012 Conference will be held at West Point from October 14 through October 17. Delegates depart West Point on October 18.
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    • 1. NATIONAL CONFERENCE on ETHICS in AMERICA UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY at WEST POINT Sponsored by AT&T Pat Sculley WEST POINT CLASS OF 1970 “ Serve With Integrity ”
    • 2. Practice and Teaching of Ethics <ul><li>West Point ’s Honor Code - directly related to personal character, professionalism, service, combat operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Vietnam Army - ethically tarnished. </li></ul><ul><li>Class of 1970 charged with grass-roots repairs. Our motto is on our rings. </li></ul><ul><li>1985, Class of 1970 endowed Academy with NCEA </li></ul><ul><li>Recent severe breaches and increased cheating in many social sectors heightens awareness, and shows urgent need for conference. </li></ul>
    • 3. Functional Members of the Conference <ul><li>Student Delegates- usually upperclassmen/women, although freshmen have been delegates </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Leaders- community exemplars: business, professional, education. </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors- small group facilitators. </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Delegates- faculty from around the country, and should be selected for expertise in the Conference theme for that year </li></ul>
    • 4. Functional Agenda of the Conference <ul><li>Overview & Prologue speech: sets the tone. </li></ul><ul><li>Monday & Tuesday: 4 Plenary Speakers speak on a specific aspect of ethics (i.e., honor, respect, student safety, education, medicine, war, personal relations, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Breakout Small Discussion Groups, with mentors (first two days): follow up on the plenary speeches as discussion starters. </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Leader Panels Wednesday: delegate body questions the panels in two half-day sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Closing Banquet and Theme Speech </li></ul>
    • 5. Mission of the Mentored Small Discussion Groups <ul><li>The Small Discussion Groups represent NCEA ’s Main Effort </li></ul><ul><li>The Group work is designed to set working examples of ethical conduct and illuminate the minds of the delegates within the moral frame. </li></ul><ul><li>Delegates and visiting faculty leave with practical ideas for applying ethics within the setting of their participating school. </li></ul><ul><li>The focus is to create a desire to set the example and promulgate ethics. </li></ul>
    • 6. Mission of the Faculty Group <ul><li>To assemble, refine and codify the best known and available practices in the Teaching of Ethics in America. </li></ul><ul><li>As a subset of this mission, the faculty group makes this Conference the repository of the resultant knowledge. Each subsequent year begins work from the results of the previous year, adding and subtracting based on the intervening year ’s experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>To collate and analyze the data gathered from the delegate students via pre-work surveys. Analysis will be from the faculty perspective, informed by familiarity with the current collegiate atmosphere, and detached from the student perspective, thereby supplementing it. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a glossary of pertinent terms, and a list of appropriate meanings and definitions, useful in the teaching and study of Ethics, and to employ the glossary in the production of both a Conference proceedings report and scholarly journal articles on the topics explored. </li></ul>
    • 7. Mission of the Senior Leaders <ul><li>The Conference presents a panel of subject-matter “experts” to the delegate body, open to any and all questions, inviting questions that focus on the Leaders’ experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Leaders integrate experience of “Tribal Elders” with fresh experience of the group discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>They reveal how they struggled and faced ethical challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Set the example for the student delegates. </li></ul>
    • 8. Review of 2011 Conference <ul><li>93 Colleges and Universities participated sending 190 Student Delegates, 22 Mentors and 30 Faculty Delegates. </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capt (R) Mark Adamshick, Chair for the study of Officership, West Point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Arthur Blank, Owner and Chairman of the Atlanta Falcons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Richard Levick, CEO of Levick Strategic Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Annette Clark, Dean of the University of St. Louis Law School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ms. Iris Chen, CEO of “I Have a Dream” Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Theodore Malloch, CEO of Global Fiduciary Governance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Senior Leaders included the CEO of Goodrich Corporation, CEO of SAIC, Director of Ethics of Boeing, President of the Center of Leadership and Ethics, the General Counsel for Nickelodean, co-founder of Annie ’s Natural. </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors are experienced leaders and ethics professionals (educators, theologians, Human Resource Executives, and professional counselors). </li></ul>
    • 9. Our Request Made possible by an endowment funded by the West Point Class of 1970 and the generous support of AT&T
    • 10. NATIONAL CONFERENCE on ETHICS in AMERICA UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY at WEST POINT Sponsored by AT&T Pat Sculley WEST POINT CLASS OF 1970 “ Serve With Integrity ”

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