Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 07:00 to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 16:00
Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States
Many of the challenges facing our nation and the world in the twenty-first century are global in nature, and students need to be prepared to solve these problems with an ethical, global mindset—an awareness and a willingness to investigate and solve problems using diverse perspectives and working with diverse groups of people. Students need these experiences while they are in college to prepare them for life and work once they leave their campuses. As it stands, some students have access to global learning, but new majority students—first generation, low income, non-traditional ages, and/or...Find out more »
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, January 28, 2017 (All day)
Hyatt Regency San Fracisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States
(415) 788-1234
The Call for Proposals for the 2017 Annual Meeting is now open. More information is available here . Pre-Meeting Symposium Student Activism and Liberal Education: Faculty Engagement in Turbulent Times Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8th Annual ePortfolio Forum Saturday, January 28, 2017 About the Annual Meeting The AAC&U 2017 Annual Meeting will respond to the urgent need—expressed by educators from campuses across the country—for more effective approaches to restoring public trust in higher education and improving public understanding of how liberal education and inclusive excellence are...Find out more »
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 23:00 to Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 22:59
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202
United States
(904) 588-1234
The Call for Proposals will be announced and posted online in mid-summer. For an overview, please see 2016 conference information .Find out more »
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 07:00 to Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 16:00
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
United States
The Institute on General Education and Assessment continues to provide campus teams with opportunities to refine and advance general education programs and their assessment. The rapidly changing composition and circumstances of our students and faculty compels all of us to expand our cultural understandings, organizational constructs, digital creativity, and pedagogical approaches in order to create learning environments that meet the needs and support success for all our students. During the Institute, teams explore intentional, well-defined, and meaningfully assessed models of general...Find out more »
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 08:30 to Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:30
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
AAC&U’s 2018 Annual Meeting will address higher education’s role in the American Dream in the face of a narrative arguing that the two have become disconnected. On a societal level, the American Dream has long been associated with improvement in quality of life from generation to generation. But American dreams are also unique, personal, and hopeful—affected by each individual’s socioeconomic class or cultural background; educational, professional, and personal aspirations; immigration status or race. The American Dream may also reflect the desire for a safer home or safer workplace, but...Find out more »
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 12:30
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
(215) 625-2900
The 2018 Network for Academic Renewal General Education and Assessment conference will meet in Philadelphia, the birthplace of our republic. It will provide a fitting opportunity to examine how some of the key issues that bedeviled attendees at the Constitutional Convention 231 years ago—issues such as equity, justice, and integrity in thought, word, and deed, as well as responsibility for the common good—continue to elude us even as they inform our democratic ideals and our highest aspirations for general education. At its most powerful, general education is more than the sum of its parts—...Find out more »