Conferences and Leadership Development

AASCU creates professional development opportunities for member presidents and chancellors and their spouses and partners, along with complementary programs and services for the presidential leadership team and for women and racial/ethnic minorities who aspire to leadership roles. AASCU undertakes a systematic approach to fostering new leaders who will contribute to academic quality and educational innovation.
Upcoming Meetings
2018 AASCU China International Conference and Education Expo October 11, 2018 - October 22, 2018

AASCU is pleased to announce our 17th Sino-American Conference in Nanjing and Beijing, China from October 11-22, 2018.

Each year for the past 16 years, we have taken AASCU senior leaders (presidents, provosts, international officers, deans, department heads and faculty) to China to participate in a series of activities designed to create and sustain educational partnerships in China. 

2018 AASCU Annual Meeting October 28, 2018 - October 30, 2018
Washington, D.C.

The theme—"Championing State Colleges and Universities: Our Role in Delivering America’s Promise”—highlights how America’s state colleges and universities have long demonstrated a steadfast commitment to the core values that define our sector: access, opportunity, quality and affordability. However, the ever-changing public perception of higher education, and the perpetual question of the value of a college degree, mean now more than ever presidents and chancellors must define and advance our collective mission to Deliver America’s Promise. Read More >> 2018 Higher Education Government Relations Conference December 05, 2018 - December 07, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

Delivering Results Amid Change, Uncertainty, and Polarization
2019 Academic Affairs Winter Meeting February 07, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Amelia Island, Florida

"Leading Change: The What and the How"
Higher education is confronting a series of challenges: reduced funding, increased expectations, growing skepticism, alarming polarization, rapidly developing technology, and burgeoning competition. Whatever the pressure, the result is invariable the same. These challenges require institutional change, and often radical or transformational change. These challenges pose two core questions: what changes are needed, and how do we accomplish those changes?  



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