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
2014 Higher Education Government Relations Conference December 03, 2014 - December 05, 2014
JW Marriott • New Orleans, LA

Stewardship of the Public Trust
Institutional and Public Policy Leadership in American Higher Education

Americans have long placed confidence in our nation’s public colleges and universities to serve the public good. As engines of economic growth, innovation and democratic renewal, maintaining the missions of these institutions is as critical as ever. College and university leaders, trustees and government officials all hold responsibility for ensuring that these institutions remain the bedrock of a strong economy and vibrant democracy. This year’s conference will explore the current state of stewardship of America’s public colleges and universities, and share policies and advocacy strategies for ensuring that these institutions remain accessible, accountable and true to their historic missions. Read More >>
ADP/TDC Economic Inequality Initiative Organizing Institute January 06, 2015 - January 09, 2015
Washington, D.C.

This Institute is sponsored by the American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment and is being hosted by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.  Read More >> 2015 Academic Affairs Winter Meeting February 05, 2015 - February 07, 2015
JW Marriott New Orleans • New Orleans, Louisiana

Student Success and the Stewardship of Place
Continuing our focus on Student Success, the Academic Affairs Winter Meeting will explore the ways that the Stewardship of Place can contribute to student retention, progress and graduation.  The program will be built around the recent publication of the second and third monographs in our Stewards of Place monograph series. Read More >>
2015 AASCU/NAFSA Institute for New Senior International Officers February 11, 2015 - February 13, 2015
Washington, D.C.

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators are pleased to announce the Institute for New Senior International Officers. Designed for SIOs working on AASCU member campuses, the institute offers participants the opportunity to be introduced to the key skills and knowledge a SIO must master as a leader in internationalization at a public comprehensive college or university. Read More >> 2015 GRC Funding Competitiveness Conference February 18, 2015 - February 21, 2015
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 >>
2015 Communications Conference for Senior Professionals March 24, 2015 - March 26, 2015
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. Read More >> 2015 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) Institute June 06, 2015 - June 09, 2015
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 >> 2015 Japan Studies Institute June 08, 2015 - June 21, 2015
San Diego State University

Join your colleagues from both two and four year institutions around the country for a two-week intensive Summer Institute focused on the study of modern Japan. The Japan Studies Institute (JSI) allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, artists and journalists about Japanese civilization, history, language, business and education. Read More >>

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