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Network for Academic Renewal Working Conferences

AAC&U's Network for Academic Renewal offers an annual series of working conferences, collaboratively designed and led by experienced practitioners and drawing from AAC&U 's member campuses and projects.

2013-2014 Academic Year

Global Learning in College: Asking Big Questions, Engaging Urgent Challenges
October 3-5, 2013—Providence, Rhode Island

Transforming STEM Education: Inquiry, Innovation, Inclusion and Evidence
October 31 – November 2, 2013—San Diego, California

General Education and Assessment: 
Disruptions, Innovations, and Opportunities

February 27 – March 1, 2014—Portland, Oregon

Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Policy, Practice, Privilege
March 27-29, 2014—Chicago, Illinois

2014-2015 Academic Year

Theme to be announced
October 16-18, 2014—Minneapolis, Minnesota

Transforming STEM Education
November 6-8, 2014—Atlanta, Georgia

General Education and Assessment
February 19-21, 2015—Kansas City, Missouri

Diversity, Learning, and Student Success
March 26-28, 2015—San Diego, California

The Network is:

People and Programs
A national network of people, programs, and institutions working on similar agendas in educational reform to find new solutions and strategies to current problems.

AAC&U's cutting edge work in curriculum reform, teaching and learning, program assessment, and strategies for organizational change presented in practice-centered workshops.

Each Network meeting:

  • focuses on central issues facing undergraduate education
  • blends theory with practice
  • features work designed by practitioners
  • is planned for campus teams, as well as individuals
  • includes sessions on strategies for change
  • is highly participative

Past AAC&U Conferences

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