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Faith Integration in the Academy Conference

Exploring the intersection of Christian faith and academic pursuits, creating meaningful faith experiences, engaging learners, and inspiring godly pursuits

The FIA Conference is a 2-day virtual experience (December 8 and 9, 2020) featuring hands-on workshops led by the faculty and staff of Southern Wesleyan University. The conference also accepts proposals for sessions in the following formats:

  • Workshop session: 45-minute workshop on a faith integration topic
  • Fish bowl session: 45-minute group conversation around a specific topic; moderated by proposal group. 

Plenary Speaker – Dr. Kenneth Badley
Professor of Education, Author of Faith & Learning: A Guide for Faculty 

About Dr. Badley

Dr. Kenneth Badley is the plenary speaker for the 2020 Faith Integration in the Academy Conference.

We invite proposal submissions from individuals and groups focused on the topic of Christian faith integration in academic settings. Proposals are welcome for the two session formats.

Registration is now open. We welcome academics and higher education staff interested in faith integration. We also encourage student participation in the conference.

Register to Attend

Submit a Proposal

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submission of proposals: October 30
  • Notification of acceptance: November 6
  • Registration closes: November 20
  • Conference: December 8-9

For questions or comments, please contact Dr. Tyler Watts at