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:
Telling Our Story: Engaging & Empowering a NationSunday, November 7, 2021 to Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Clearwater Beach, Florida
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.
Delivering America’s Promise of Equality and Social
Justice “If Not Us, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?” — John LewisOctober 26–28, 2020
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.
Stewards of Place: ReimaginedOctober 27–29, 2019
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.
Championing State Colleges and Universities: Our Role
in Delivering America’s PromiseOctober 28–30, 2018
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.