• AASCU Annual Meetings

    AASCU’s annual meetings provide participants the opportunity to engage with topical experts and colleagues in exploring how to be effective in the new leadership landscape. The meetings also allow attendees to network and view the latest higher education service offerings.

    In 2020, along with exclusive programming for presidents and chancellors, the meeting also featured several sessions for cabinet members to attend with their president/chancellor. Each meeting also has special programming for presidential spouses/partners. View the most recent meetings:

    The Next Chapter: Strengthening Our Collective Impact
    Sunday, November 13, 2022 to Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    Carlsbad, California

    AASCU's premier gathering of presidents/chancellors, spouses/partners, and former presidents and chancellors. Read more.

    Telling Our Story: Engaging & Empowering a Nation
    Sunday, November 7, 2021 to Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    Clearwater Beach, Florida

    2021 Annual Meeting

    We will share successes of AASCU institutions engaging and empowering local communities across the nation. We will address issues impacting our sector and explore solutions together. We will rejoice in the opportunity to connect in person for the first time since 2019, as well as welcome cabinet members and those who cannot travel to join us virtually. Read more.

    Delivering America’s Promise of Equality and Social Justice “If Not Us, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?” — John Lewis
    October 26–28, 2020

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    The conference focused on racial and social justice and on the importance of voting and civic engagement. The annual meeting also examined promising practices for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and how to provide students with a quality education while keeping the campus community safe and navigating the new normal. Read more.

    Stewards of Place: Reimagined
    October 27–29, 2019
    Phoenix, AZ

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    As AASCU institutions continue to deliver high quality and affordable education to millions of students, many low-income, first-generation and students of color, we must also reassess and re-evaluate  the current higher education landscape to rightfully maintain our position as transformative institutions of learning, anchored in student success that drive economic opportunity, promote social mobility, and tirelessly uphold our missions and values every day.  Read more.

    Championing State Colleges and Universities: Our Role in Delivering America’s Promise
    October 28–30, 2018
    Washington, D.C.

    2018 Annual Meeting

    AASCU’s 2018 Annual Meeting focused on the president’s role in championing our institutions; how today’s leaders can reclaim our narrative in American higher education; and strategies and resources to better communicate the enduring value of our mission so that together, we can continue to ensure Opportunities for All.  Read more.