NPA is tailored to the distinctive needs of presidents and chancellors who lead state colleges and universities. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with your state university peers in a learning environment tailored to the specific challenges that a first-time president is likely to face.
Who Should Participate: The 2022 academy is open to first-time AASCU member and non-member presidents and chancellors appointed after July 2021 (exceptions may be made for presidents who began prior to July 2021 if space permits.)
The 2022 New Presidents Academy (NPA) will be delivered in a blended format beginning in July 2022. This includes a four-day, in-person gathering (July 27–July 31), followed by monthly virtual learning and networking sessions through December 2022.
The program will feature:
The registration fee covers the virtual program, materials, and meals for 4-days, in-person gathering.
Scholarships are available to accepted applicants from qualifying institutions.
Register no later than June 30, 2022.
Cancellation Policy Requests for full refunds will be provided for cancellations received by 5 pm ET June 30. Cancellations received after 5 pm June 30 and prior July 14 are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations received after July 14 and no-shows are not eligible for refunds. Refunds will be issued within 30 days of the request.
Aug. 15, 4-6 p.m. ET
Fund and Friend-RaisingBrendan Kelly, President, University of West Georgia
Aug. 22, 4-5 p.m. ET
Networking and Reflections
Sept. 19, 4–6 p.m. ET
Equity-Centered Leadership Mildred García, President and CEO, AASCU
John Silvanus Wilson Jr., Executive Director, Millennium Leadership Initiative, AASCU
Sept. 26, 4–5 p.m. ET
Networking and Reflections Keith Eigel, Co-Founder, The Leaders Lyceum
Oct. 3, 4–6 p.m. ET
Building Your Cabinet Jay Lemons, President, Academic Search
Oct. 24, 4–5 p.m. ET
Networking and Reflections
Soraya Coley, president, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Mildred García, president, AASCU
Brian Hemphill, president, Old Dominion University (Va.)
Brendan Kelly, president, University of West Georgia
Ronald Rochon, president, University of Southern Indiana
Steve Turner, president, Northeastern State University (Okla.)
Charles L. Welch, NPA program coordinator and president, Arkansas State University System
Alisa White, president, Sam Houston State University
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Check-in time is 4:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am.
Reserve hotel accommodations online by July 5, 2022, to secure the reduced rate for AASCU members. Reservation requests received after July 5 may be available at a higher rate.
Plaza King room at $279 per night plus a $25 discounted resort fee, 10.00% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), 2.00% City Tourism Business Improvement District Assessment (CTBID), $1.50 California Tourism Assessment Fee and a $2.00 City Golf Lodging Business Improvement District Assessment (CGLBID) per night.
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