Conference Schedule


Program

2017 Leadership in Higher Education ConferenceThe 2017 Leadership in Higher Education conference program (.pdf) is now available for download.

The program includes concurrent session descriptions as well as times of each presentation.

Schedule is subject to change.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Noon–5:00 pm

Registration open 

1:00–4:30 pm

Preconference Workshop:
Best Practices for Online Course Design, Delivery, and Review

1:00–4:30 pm

Preconference Workshop:
Creating Your Data-Informed Culture

1:00–4:30 pm

Preconference Workshop:
Effectively Navigating the Five Most Difficult Legal Issues Faced by Deans and Department Chairs

5:00–5:15 pm

Conference welcome

5:15–6:30 pm

Opening plenary:
The Value of the Liberal Arts Education

6:30–8:00 pm

Reception: meet & greet colleagues, presenters, and exhibitors

8:00 pm

Dinner and evening on your own

 

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:30 am–5:00 pm

Registration open

7:30–8:30 am

Continental breakfast

8:45–9:45 am

Concurrent sessions

10:00–11:00 am

Concurrent sessions

11:15 am–
12:30 pm

Box Lunch & Roundtables

1:00–2:00 pm

Concurrent sessions

2:15–3:15 pm

Concurrent sessions

3:30–4:30 pm

Concurrent sessions

5:00–7:30 pm

Dinner plenary:
Reasons to be Optimistic about Pessimism and Pessimistic about Optimism

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

7:30–10:00 am

Registration open

7:30–8:30 am

Continental breakfast

8:45–9:45 am

Concurrent sessions

10:00–11:00 am

Concurrent sessions

11:15 am–
1:15 pm

Lunch plenary:
Higher Education is Essential to Bridging the Skills Gap

1:30–2:30 pm

Concurrent sessions

2:45–3:45 pm

Concurrent sessions

3:45 pm

Sendoff with travel snack