• 2012 Annual Meeting Handouts and Presentations

    Monday, October 29

    7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
    Breakfast Meeting for Asian-American and Pacific Islander
    Presidents and Chancellors
    Convener: Beheruz Nariman Sethna, President, University of West Georgia
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    8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Council of State Representatives
    Chair: Mary Evans Sias, President, Kentucky State University and Chair-Elect, AASCU Board of Directors
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    9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Roundtable Discussions
    Institutional Transformation: Peril and Promise of the 21st Century
    Overview: John D. Haeger, President, Northern Arizona University
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    11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Presidential Leadership in College Completion
    Presenter: Vincent Tinto, Distinguished University Professor, Syracuse University (N.Y.)
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    1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
    Spouse/Partner Program: Developing an Effective Public Persona
    Presenter: Dacia Charlesworth, Presidential Spouse, Valdosta State University (Ga.)
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    3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Presidential Forum
    Accountability, Access and Equity: A View to the Future

    Presenters: Kevin Dougherty, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University (N.Y.) and Kim Hunter Reed, Chief of Staff, Louisiana Board of Regents and Project Manager, Context for Success, HCM Strategists
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    5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    AALI Leadership Lecture (Presidents/Chancellors, Spouses/Partners)
    Addressing the American Challenge—Closing the Achievement Gap

    Sponsored by the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI) in collaboration with Academic Search, Inc.
    Keynote Address: Ronald F. Ferguson, Senior Lecturer in Education and Public Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Kennedy School, and Economist
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    Tuesday, October 30

    7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
    Legislative Update and Economic Overview
    Presenters: Robert Moran, Director, Federal Relations and Policy Analysis, AASCU and Daniel Hurley, Director, State Relations and Policy Analysis, AASCU
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    AASCU State Outlook (October 2012)
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    8:15 am. – 9:25 a.m.
    VSA Evaluation Findings and Student Achievement Metric Project
    Presenter: Christine M. Keller, Executive Director, Voluntary System of Accountability
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    9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    General Session
    Support Provided by TIAA-CREF
    State College and University Leadership in Responding to the Great Clash between American Demographic Trends and Public Policy Priorities
    Presenter: Steve Murdock, Professor, Rice University (Texas) and Former Director, U.S. Bureau of Census
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    10:45 a.m. – Noon
    From Soldier to Student: Assessing Veteran Program Impact on Institutions
    Presenter: Meg Benke, Acting President, State University of New York-Empire State College
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    Charles D. Whitlock, President, Eastern Kentucky University
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    10:45 a.m. – Noon
    Presidential Leadership and Regional Development
    Moderator: Victor Ukpolo, Chancellor, Southern University at New Orleans (La.)
    Panelists: Linda L. M. Bennett, President, University of Southern Indiana
    Robert S. Nelsen, President, University of Texas-Pan American
    Nish Acharya, Director, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
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    2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Spouse/Partner Program
    Fundraising: What is the Role of the Spouse/Partner?

    Presenter: Pam Lowe, Presidential Spouse, Indiana University Northwest, and Spouse/Partner Planning Committee
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    3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 
    Presidential Session and Dialogue
    Colleges Leading Cradle-to-Career Community Impact Partnerships: A New Framework for Education
    W. Hubert Keen, President, Farmingdale State College (SUNY)
    Wim Wiewel, President, Portland State University (Ore.)