Important Information for Presenters

Please note: We do not provide computers for presentation. If you wish to use a laptop you MUST provide your own. We do have projectors with screens and carts for the projectors. If you have a Mac you are responsible for bring the converter cable, we will NOT have them. For other needs, please contact Mary Kinnison at mkinnison@aaup.org.

Important Dates

The deadline for proposals has been extended to September 4, 2012.

Hotel reservations must be made by October 4, 2012 to receive the special rate.

October 5, 2012  Early-bird registration must be received on or before this date to receive the discount. ($300)

October 6, and through October 28, 2012  The regular regstration rate will be charged. ($350)

October 15, 2012  No refund will be available.

Registration Fees

All accepted presenters must register for the conference.

Special room rates of $169 per night will available for conference participants

The registration fee includes a welcome reception on Friday night, breakfast and a plated lunch on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. It also includes attendance to all the sessions of the conference. Dinner will be on your own at one of DC's fine restaurants on Friday and Saturday night.

Early-bird registration fee received on or before October 5, 2012 - $300.

Regular registration fee received on or after October 6, and through October 28, 2012 - $350.

Guest ticket includes a welcome reception on Friday night, breakfast and a plated lunch on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. Price: $200.00

A credit card is required to pay for all conference fees. If this is a problem please contact Mary Kinnison at mkinnison@aaup.org.

 

Refund Information

If you need to cancel your reservation please contact Mary Kinnison at mkinnison@aaup.org. There is a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refund will be available after October 15, 2012.

Review the Call for Proposals

Proposals are sought from individuals or groups on topics relating to college and university governance. Proposals can be configured variously as twenty-minute individual presentations, paired or group presentations, or roundtable discussions on particular topics. Proposers are encouraged (but not required) to explore connections between their institutions and other institutions, and to consider the relevance of AAUP governance policies to problem-solving solutions.

 

Possible areas of focus:

  • Corporatization and challenges to governance
  • Governance and assessment, account ability, and accreditation
  • Faculty participation in budgeting, financial exigency, or strategic planning
  • Principles, structures, and best practices of shared governance  
  • The role of faculty in hiring, promotion, and tenure
  • Faculty governance, pedagogy, and curriculum  
  • Governance and collective bargaining
  • The relationship of faculty governance to central administrations & legislatures
  • Motivating faculty to participate in shared governance
  • The role of contingent faculty
  • Departmental governance issues

Proposals of one to two pages should be sent to: Lenore Beaky, AAUP Committee on College and University Governance, at lbeaky@hotmail.com.

All accepted presenters must register for the conference.