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November 30, 2022

Registration open for Academic Chairpersons Conference

Submitted by Ashley Nietfeld

The 40th Academic Chairpersons Conference, coordinated by K-State Global Campus, is open for registration. The conference will be Feb. 8-10, 2023, in New Orleans.

The regular conference registration rate is $695, but K-State faculty and staff receive a $100 discount. The early registration deadline is Jan. 8, 2023. To register, please visit the Academic Chairpersons Conference website. Before checking out, there will be a place to enter a promo code. To receive the K-State discount, you will need to enter ACCKSU100 in the promo code field. If you have registration questions or need assistance, please contact Dana Flynn at mefford@k-state.edu.

The conference will feature keynote presenter Bryan Alexander, an award-winning, internationally known futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant and teacher, working in the field of higher education's future. In addition to his keynote presentation, he also will hold a live presentation of his weekly program "Future Trends Forum." This live video conversation focuses on what's next for academia. It is sure to be a great interactive event.

Throughout the conference, there will be numerous breakout sessions and interactive workshops addressing these themes:

  • Enrollment/Budget Management, Evaluation and Assessment.
  • Emerging Trends in Higher Education.
  • Becoming an Effective Servant Leader.
  • Operating the Department.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

One-on-one mentoring sessions with experienced chairpersons will be available to conference participants. The New Chair Alliance pre-conference workshop will be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, for an additional fee. Workshop space is limited, so we encourage you to register early.