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Governor's Conference on Postsecondary Education Trusteeship

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

2017 Trusteeship conference speakersBeing 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. 

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Location: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd, Louisville

Registration deadline is August 28. Hotel reservations may be made under the "Governor's Conference" block.

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.

 Conference Schedule

        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.

Last Updated 6/27/2017