Register now! This year's conference will examine the trends, issues and best practices in higher education governance for board members of any institution.
2017 Governor's Conference for Postsecondary Education Trusteeship: Dynamic Leadership for Changing Times
September 11-12, 2017
Being a more innovative and effective board member helps ensure your college or university will remain financially viable and able to deliver high-quality academic programs to Kentuckians of all ages. The Governor's Conference on Postsecondary Education Trusteeship provides the insights you need to make decisions that will boost student success, enrollment, graduation, retention and other key outcomes.
- Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will challenge listeners to rethink business models and delivery methods to create inclusive campus environments.
- Renee Shaw, host of the KET show "Connections with Renee Shaw," will moderate a legislative panel discussing the 2018 legislative session, including emerging topics for legislative action and budget concerns.
- Eileen Klein, president of the Arizona Board of Regents, will discuss how Arizona's strategic agenda has guided change and improvement in the state's higher education system.
- Robert L. King, president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, will provide an overview of Kentucky's new Strategic Agenda and performance funding model, and how it links to several metrics of the state's strategic agenda.
Location: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd, Louisville
Cost: This event is sponsored by CPE and Kentucky's public colleges and universities for trustees, regents, faculty, institutional leadership and state policy and legislative leaders. If you are interested in attending as an outside guest, a discounted fee of $150 is available, which includes all materials and admission to all conference events and meals. After registering, contact Heather Faesy to arrange payment.
|Monday, Sept. 11|
|10:00 am||Registration opens|
|1:30 pm||Welcoming & Opening Keynote w/ Freeman Hrabowski|
|3:15 pm||Concurrent Breakout Sessions|
|4:30 pm||Concurrent Breakout Sessions|
|5:30 pm||Networking Reception|
|Tuesday, Sept. 12|
|7:30 am||Networking Breakfast|
|9:00 am||Plenary Session w/ Eileen Klein|
|9:45 am||Plenary Session w/ Robert L. King|
|11:00 am||Legislative Panel|
|12:00 pm||Lunch Plenary and OAK & Acorn Awards|
|1:30 pm||Conference Adjourns|
About the conference
This biennial event provides governing board members and regents the opportunity to engage with state and national experts on the latest postsecondary issues and trends and network with board colleagues from other campuses. Additionally, the mandatory state-level orientation program for CPE and campus board members appointed in 2017 will be offered at the conference.
Questions? Contact Heather Faesy.