Conferences and Leadership Development

AASCU creates professional development opportunities for member presidents and chancellors and their spouses and partners, along with complementary programs and services for the presidential leadership team and for women and racial/ethnic minorities who aspire to leadership roles. AASCU undertakes a systematic approach to fostering new leaders who will contribute to academic quality and educational innovation.
Upcoming Meetings
2019 AASCU-China International Conference and Education Expo October 13, 2019 - October 21, 2019
Beijing, China

Each year for the past 18 years, we have taken AASCU senior leaders (presidents, provosts, international officers, deans, department heads, and faculty) to China to participate in a series of activities designed to create and sustain educational partnerships in China. This year, the program includes participation in a major international conference and additional add-on benefits.

AASCU 2019 Annual Meeting October 27, 2019 - October 29, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

Read More >> 2019 Higher Education Government Relations Conference December 04, 2019 - December 06, 2019
New Orleans, LA

Making the Case for Higher Education Amid Scarcity and Division
2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) Institute May 29, 2020 - June 02, 2020
Washington, D.C.

The purpose of the Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to prepare, enhance and advance the prospect for qualified candidates, who have progressed in their professional careers, to compete successfully, for positions of president or chancellor at universities or colleges, public or private. Read More >> 2020 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting June 03, 2020 - June 06, 2020
Minneapolis, MN

AASCU's American Democracy Project (ADP) and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for our annual conference, which brings together faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students and community partners. Together we will ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universities—both public and private—prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and democracy need. Read More >>


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