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
GRC 2017 Funding Competitiveness Conference February 21, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Washington, DC

Hosted by the AASCU Grants Resource Center
This exclusive event in the nation’s capital provides a forum for research and sponsored programs officers, senior administrators and faculty to connect with funders, area experts and colleagues from across the country. Read More >>
Emerging Paradigms for Public Higher Education February 22, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

The symposium provides an opportunity for university presidents and other senior campus leaders, including chief financial officers and vice presidents for enrollment, to explore emerging business models that various public colleges are experimenting with in response to the changing landscape in state support. Read More >> 2017 Communications Conference for Senior Professionals March 14, 2017 - March 16, 2017
Washington, D.C.

This conference is designed especially for senior public relations and marketing professionals at schools that are members of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. In addition to programming, the conference offers the opportunity to network with your colleagues from similar schools around the country.  Read More >> AASCU Symposium for Presidents & Provosts - The Evolution of Student Success: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow March 23, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Doubletree Hilton Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

2017 AASCU Spring Symposium for Presidents & Provosts
Made possible by the generous support of EAB

2017 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) Institute June 03, 2017 - June 06, 2017
Washington, D.C.

The purpose of the Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to prepare, enhance and advance the prospect for qualified candidates, who have progressed in their professional careers, to compete successfully, for positions of president or chancellor at universities or colleges, public or private. Read More >> The Emerging Leaders Program June 03, 2017 - June 06, 2017
Washington, D.C.

The Emerging Leaders Program is designed for early to mid-career professionals and faculty leaders who have an interest in and talent for higher education leadership and who want to advance their careers in administration. Read More >> 2017 Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Meeting Organized by ADP, TDC, and NASPA June 07, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront • Baltimore, Maryland

The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us from June 7-10, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. for our annual conference which brings together faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students, and community partners. Together we will work to ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universities--both public and private--prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and our democracy need. Read More >> 2017 New Presidents Academy July 31, 2017 - August 04, 2017
San Diego, California

THE Leadership Program for State College and University Presidents
The AASCU New Presidents Academy is tailored to the distinctive needs of presidents and chancellors who lead state colleges and universities.  Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet with your state university peers in a learning environment that is supportive, engaging and tailored to the specific challenges that a first-time president is likely to face. Read More >>


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