Reports

Report on the 2014 ACMHE Conference

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

Report on the 2014 ACMHE Conference

Report on the 2014 ACMHE Conference: “Intention, Method, and Evaluation” University of Washington, Seattle, WA October 10-12, 2014

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Report on the 2013 ACMHE Conference

Posted on Feb 17, 2014

Report on the 2013 ACMHE Conference

Report on the 2013 ACMHE Conference: “Integrity of Practice: A Contemplative Vision for Higher Education” Amherst College, Amherst, MA November 8-10, 2013

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Report on the 2012 Retreat for Educators

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

Report on the 2012 Retreat for Educators

Report on the 2012 Contemplative Retreat for Educators Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY November 18-21, 2012

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Report on the 2012 Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

Report on the 2012 Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy

Report on the 2012 Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy Smith College, Northampton, MA July 29 – August 3, 2012 by Beth...

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Report on the 2012 ACMHE Conference

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

Report on the 2012 ACMHE Conference

Report on the 2012 ACMHE Conference: “Contemplative Approaches in the Diverse Academic Community: Inquiry, Connection, Creativity, and Insight” Amherst College, Amherst, MA September 21-23, 2012

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Assessing the State of Contemplative Practices in the U.S.

Posted on Oct 10, 2012

Assessing the State of Contemplative Practices in the U.S.

Assessing the State of Contemplative Practices in the U.S. by Maia Duerr, 2011. This chapter from Contemplation Nation: How Ancient Practices Are Changing the Way We Live serves as an update to the 2004 report, A Powerful Silence: The Role of Meditation and Other Contemplative Practices In American Life and...

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Report on the 2011 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Posted on Sep 11, 2012

Report on the 2011 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Report on the 2011 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development Smith College, Northampton, MA August 7-12, 2011 by Beth Wadham

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Report on the Contemplative Law Program and 1999 Retreat

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the Contemplative Law Program and 1999 Retreat

Report on the Contemplative Law Program and the Yale Law Contemplative Practice Retreat by Mitzie S. White, Ph.D., J.D. October 1999 Trinity Conference Center, West Cornwall, CT

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2001 Contemplative Law Retreat Report

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

2001 Contemplative Law Retreat Report

Contemplative Law Retreat Report October 18-22, 2001 Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA by Heidi Norton

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Report on Law and Contemplative Awareness: An Exploratory Gathering

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on Law and Contemplative Awareness: An Exploratory Gathering

Report on Law and Contemplative Awareness: An Exploratory Gathering Seasons, The Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan May 10 -12, 2002 Prepared by Doug Codiga and Heidi Norton

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Report on the 2002 Contemplative Law Retreat

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2002 Contemplative Law Retreat

Report on the 2002 Contemplative Law Retreat at Trinity Conference Center March 22-24, 2002 by Heidi Norton

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The Meditative Perspective

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Meditative Perspective

The Meditative Perspective A working draft prepared by the Working Group on Meditation and Law.

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Report on the September 2008 Law Retreat

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the September 2008 Law Retreat

Retreat for Legal Professionals September 11-14, 2008 Menla Mountain Retreat Center, Phoenicia, NY This retreat was made possible with support from the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism

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Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America

Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America by Robert Thurman

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The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities

The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities by Brian Stock

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Catalyzing Movement Toward a More Contemplative Society

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Catalyzing Movement Toward a More Contemplative Society

Catalyzing Movement Toward a More Contemplative / Sacred-Appreciating / Non-Dualistic Society by Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education

Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education by Steven C. Rockefeller

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Regional Symposium on Contemplative Practice in Higher Education

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Regional Symposium on Contemplative Practice in Higher Education

Report on the Regional Symposium on Contemplative Practice in Higher Education Amherst College, Amherst, MA May 9-11, 2003

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The Fruit of Silence

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Fruit of Silence

The Fruit of Silence Marilyn Nelson Presented at Contemplative Practices and Education: Making Peace in Ourselves and in the World Teachers College, Columbia University February 11 – 13, 2005

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Love and Knowledge: Recovering the Heart of Learning Through Contemplation

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Love and Knowledge: Recovering the Heart of Learning Through Contemplation

Love and Knowledge: Recovering the Heart of Learning Through Contemplation Arthur Zajonc Presented at Contemplative Practices and Education: Making Peace in Ourselves and in the World Teachers College, Columbia University February 11-13, 2005

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Contemplation in Action: A Report on the Academic Fellows’ Meeting

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Contemplation in Action: A Report on the Academic Fellows’ Meeting

Contemplation in Action: A Report on the Academic Fellows’ Meeting Seasons, Fetzer Institute Kalamazoo, MI October 5-7, 2007 by Piper Murray

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Parker Palmer on Contemplative Leadership

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Parker Palmer on Contemplative Leadership

Parker Palmer on Contemplative Leadership Report on a 5th Gathering of Leadership Educators at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Cambridge, MA March 27, 2012

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The Contemplative Net: Profiles

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Contemplative Net: Profiles

The Contemplative Net: Profiles Case studies based on interviews from the Contemplative Net Project October 2002

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Building a Community of Change

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Building a Community of Change

Building a Community of Change Words, Images, and Inspirations From the Gathering on Social Justice and Contemplative Practices by Maia Duerr January 10-12, 2003 Essex Conference and Retreat Center, Essex, MA

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Inviting the World to Transform

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Inviting the World to Transform

Inviting the World to Transform: Nourishing Social Justice Work with Contemplative Practice by Maia Duerr

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Creating the Contemplative Organization: Lessons from the Field

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Creating the Contemplative Organization: Lessons from the Field

Creating the Contemplative Organization: Lessons from the Field by Maia Duerr

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A Powerful Silence: The Role of Meditation and Other Contemplative Practices In American Life and Work

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

A Powerful Silence: The Role of Meditation and Other Contemplative Practices In American Life and Work

A Powerful Silence: The Role of Meditation and Other Contemplative Practices In American Life and Work by Maia Duerr, 2004

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Meeting on Contemplative Pedagogy in the Disciplines: Philosophy, Religious Studies, Psychology

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Meeting on Contemplative Pedagogy in the Disciplines: Philosophy, Religious Studies, Psychology

Meeting on Contemplative Pedagogy in the Disciplines: Philosophy, Religious Studies, Psychology Amherst College, Amherst, MA March 28-30, 2008 by Piper Murray

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Report on the Fall 2008 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the Fall 2008 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows

Report on the Fall 2008 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows Seasons, The Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2008

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Contemplative Practice in Arts Education

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Contemplative Practice in Arts Education

Contemplative Practice in Arts Education a meeting at the University of Colorado, Boulder February 9-12th, 2006 by Piper Murray

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Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research

Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research Prepared by Shauna L. Shapiro, Kirk Warren Brown, and John A. Astin. Edited by Maia Duerr.

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Report on the 2010 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2010 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows

Report on the 2010 Meeting of the Contemplative Practice Fellows Seasons, Kalamazoo, MI June 18-20, 2010

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Report on the 2011 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Campus

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2011 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Campus

Report on the 2011 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Campus Amherst College, Amherst, MA November 11-13, 2011

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Report on the 2010 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Academy

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2010 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Academy

Report on the 2010 ACMHE Conference: The Contemplative Academy Amherst College, Amherst, MA September 24-26, 2010

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Report on “Uncovering the Heart of Higher Education”

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on “Uncovering the Heart of Higher Education”

Report on “Uncovering the Heart of Higher Education” a conference at Hotel Nikko San Francisco, CA February 22-25, 2007

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November 2004 Law Retreat Report

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

November 2004 Law Retreat Report

November 2004 Law Retreat Report

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The Contemplative Scholar: Report and Findings of the Survey of Contemplative Practice Fellowship Recipients

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Contemplative Scholar: Report and Findings of the Survey of Contemplative Practice Fellowship Recipients

The Contemplative Scholar: Report and Findings of the Survey of Contemplative Practice Fellowship Recipients by Deborah Klimburg-Salter, 2003 The Fellowships were designed to facilitate the exploration of the historical role of contemplation and to encourage the innovative adaptation of contemplative methods to teaching, learning and research. This Survey attempts to evaluate the effect of the Fellowship Program on personal growth, teacher-student and teacher-faculty interpersonal relationships, teaching, scholarship, and the future of contemplative methods in the academic...

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Report on the 2011 Retreat for Educators

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2011 Retreat for Educators

Report on the 2011 Contemplative Retreat for Educators Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY November 17-20, 2011

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Report on the 2010 Contemplative Retreat for Academics

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2010 Contemplative Retreat for Academics

Report on the 2010 Contemplative Retreat for Academics Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY November 11-14, 2010

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The Activist’s Ally: Contemplative Tools for Social Change

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Activist’s Ally: Contemplative Tools for Social Change

The Activist’s Ally: Contemplative Tools for Social Change Includes a 13-track companion CD of music and practice instructions. 120 pages; view sample .pdf $20.00 plus $5.00 shipping for print copies; $8.00 for .pdf Please contact us to...

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Contemplative Practice in Higher Education: An Assessment of the Contemplative Practice Fellowship Program, 1997 – 2009

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education: An Assessment of the Contemplative Practice Fellowship Program, 1997 – 2009 Researched and Written by Barbara A. Craig, PhD for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, April 2011 View/download the full report (127 pages, .pdf) or the summary (6 pages,...

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Prospectus: Meditation and Military Care Providers

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Prospectus: Meditation and Military Care Providers

Prospectus: Meditation and Military Care Providers

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Report on the 2010 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Report on the 2010 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Report on the 2010 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development Smith College, Northampton, MA August 8-13, 2010 by Beth Wadham

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Navigating the Ocean of Philanthropy and the Inner Life: Spirit-Infused Philanthropy

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Navigating the Ocean of Philanthropy and the Inner Life: Spirit-Infused Philanthropy

Navigating the Ocean of Philanthropy and the Inner Life: Spirit-Infused Philanthropy A report on the 2000 Philanthropy Program Retreat

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Report on the 2009 Contemplative Retreat for Academics

Posted on Sep 9, 2012

Report on the 2009 Contemplative Retreat for Academics

Report on the 2009 Contemplative Retreat for Academics The Marconi Center, Marshall, CA Nov. 12 – 15, 2009

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Report on the 2009 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Posted on Sep 9, 2012

Report on the 2009 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Report on the 2009 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development Smith College, Northampton, MA August 9-14, 2009 by Beth Wadham

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Report on the 2008 Retreat for Academics

Posted on Sep 8, 2012

Report on the 2008 Retreat for Academics

Report on the 2008 Retreat for Academics Menla Mountain Retreat Center, Phoenicia, NY November 13-16, 2008

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Report on the 2008 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Posted on Sep 8, 2012

Report on the 2008 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Report on the 2008 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development Smith College, Northampton, MA August 3-8, 2008 by Beth Wadham

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Report on the 2006 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Posted on Sep 6, 2012

Report on the 2006 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development

Report on the 2006 Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development Smith College, Northampton, MA August 13th-18th, 2006 by Jennifer...

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First Report on the Contemplative Practice Fellowship Program

Posted on Jul 12, 2012

First Report on the Contemplative Practice Fellowship Program

This report describes the work of the first group of fellows and their meeting at The Fetzer Institute in the summer of 1998.

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