Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders

ALLIANCE 2014 ANNUAL MEETING

Innovative Thinking Inside the Nested Boxes:
The Academic Leaders’ Challenge

MARCH 12-14, 2014
TEMPE, AZ

 


 

Schedule at a Glance        

Preliminary Program Print Version

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

TEMPE MISSION PALMS
Pre-Meeting Activities  
12:00-4:30 pm Registration
1:00-4:30 pm Executive Committee Meeting (executive committee members only)
5:00-6:00 pm WICHE Orientation and Update

THURSDAY, MARCH 13

TEMPE MISSION PALMS

Meeting Program

 
7:30-5:00 pm Registration Open
7:30-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30-8:45 am Welcome from the Chair and Meeting Overview
8:45-10:15 am The Future of U.S. Higher Education: A Conversation with Lee Gardner
10:15-11:30 am Promising Pathways to Student Success
11:30 -12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-2:00 pm Concurrent Mini Sessions: Take Your Pick!
2:00-3:00 pm The Completion Agenda
3:00-4:15 pm Implementing Applied Baccalaureate Degrees in Community and Technical Colleges
4:15-5:00 pm Contexts for Students Success: Lessons Learned
5:00-6:00 pm Reception
6:30 pm Networking dinners hosted by Executive Committee members at local restaurants. Participants are responsible for the cost of their dinners.

FRIDAY, MARCH 14

TEMPE MISSION PALMS
6:30-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00-8:30 am Alliance Membership Update
8:30-10:15 am Competency-Based Education: Best Practices for Institutions and Accreditors
10:15-10:45 am Competency-Based Education: Best Practices for Institutions and Accreditors
10:45-12:00 pm A Look Ahead: More or Less Inside the Boxes?