Higher Learning Commission

2017 Annual Conference Program Overview

Friday, March 31

Peer Corps Program, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This program provides training and professional development opportunities for current members of the HLC Peer Corps.

Institutional Actions Council Annual Meeting, 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

By invitation only. Open to current and selected members of the Institutional Actions Council, this meeting includes presentations on the IAC's role in HLC's decision-making process.

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Saturday, April 1

Presidents Program, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

This program is for Chief Executive Officers and Trustees from accredited and candidate institutions. It includes unique programming on Saturday at the Swissotel and continues with the General Program Sunday through Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency.

Pathways Workshop, 7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

This workshop offers information for institutions on the Standard, AQIP and Open Pathways, as well as those in candidacy.

Eligibility Workshop, 7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

This workshop is for attendees from institutions that are seeking affiliation with HLC.

Exhibit Hall Open, 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Exhibit Hall features many resources for attendees, including displays from more than 60 exhibiting companies offering products and services for institutions of higher learning; the Assurance Lab, which provides access to sample Assurance Filings; and the HLC Resource Center, where attendees can learn more about HLC’s programs and services.

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Sunday, April 2

Exhibit Hall Open, 6:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and 5:00–6:30 p.m.

The Exhibit Hall features many resources for attendees, including displays from more than 60 exhibiting companies offering products and services for institutions of higher learning; the Assurance Lab, which provides access to sample Assurance Filings; and the HLC Resource Center, where attendees can learn more about HLC’s programs and services.

General Program Welcome Address, 8:00–8:30 a.m.

The General Program opens with an address by HLC President Barbara Gellman-Danley.

General Program, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The General Program provides a forum in which affiliated institutions and others present recommended practices, showcase innovations, examine issues and challenges, and report on recent developments affecting higher education.

Accreditation Share Fair, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

The fair provides support for institutions participating in the Standard, AQIP and Open Pathways. It showcases the work of institutions that have recently completed an accreditation process.

General Program Welcome Reception, 5:00–6:30 p.m.

All attendees registered for the General Program are invited to network with colleagues and enjoy complimentary appetizers with a cash bar in the Exhibit Hall.

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Monday, April 3

Exhibit Hall Open, 6:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

The Exhibit Hall features many resources for attendees, including displays from more than 60 exhibiting companies offering products and services for institutions of higher learning; the Assurance Lab, which provides access to sample Assurance Filings; and the HLC Resource Center, where attendees can learn more about HLC’s programs and services.

General Program, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The General Program provides a forum in which affiliated institutions and others present recommended practices, showcase innovations, examine issues and challenges, and report on recent developments affecting higher education.

Academies Poster Fair, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

This is an opportunity to visit with institutions involved in the Assessment Academy and the Persistence and Completion Academy, view posters depicting their projects and experiences, and ask about Academies events and expectations.

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Tuesday, April 4

General Program, 8:00–11:45 a.m.

The General Program provides a forum in which affiliated institutions and others present recommended practices, showcase innovations, examine issues and challenges, and report on recent developments affecting higher education.

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Questions?

Program Information:
annualconference@hlcommission.org