AAC&U officers and staff
regularly travel throughout the country, and occasionally
the world, to speak and consult at AAC&U member schools
through seminars, institutes, and workshops as well as in
more informal gatherings. AAC&U staff also regularly speak
on the value of liberal education at various media and public
affairs events. These meetings are an opportunity for the
membership to influence the direction of AAC&U's initiatives.
We look forward to seeing you the next time we are on your
AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider will visit Appalachian State University in North Carolina on February 16 and 17 to give a campus-wide talk to faculty regarding the recommendations of their General Education Task Force.
AAC&U Vice President for Education and Institutional Renewal Alma Clayton-Pedersen traveled to Winona State University January 9-10 to participate in the campus’s “Inclusive Excellence Summit.” At the summit, she facilitated sessions with faculty, administrative leaders, staff, and students about their roles in making excellence inclusive.
AAC&U Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs Debra Humphreys presented on the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) campaign at the annual meeting of the Business Higher Education Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona, on January 27. Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton, a member of the LEAP National Leadership Council, also presented on the initiative and activities in Wisconsin to the group.