Join AACC, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education at the 2013 Higher Education Government Relations Conference in San Francisco, California, December 11–13.
Celebrating its 20th year as the nation’s premier conference devoted to higher education state advocacy and policy advancement, the conference will feature a rich array of programming and networking opportunities for campus and state system government relations and public affairs professionals. Conference participants will take away tools and strategies for partnering with leaders from government, education, business, and other sectors in the creation of a shared state agenda that fully leverages the capacities of public colleges and universities.
Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, State of California (Opening keynote speaker)
Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California
Timothy White, Chancellor of the California State University
Brice Harris, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Director of State Policy at the Lumina Foundation
Chris Bustamante, President of Rio Salado College (Ariz.)
Jack Hershey, Associate Vice President for State Relations at Ohio State University
Marshall Hill, Executive Director of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
Jennifer Parks, Director of the Midwestern Regional State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
Ron Jetty, Director of PK-16 Initiatives, University of Wisconsin System
Dawn Wallace, Director of Government Relations, Maricopa Community Colleges (Ariz.)
Brian Murphy, President, De Anza College (Calif.)
Lavita McMath Turner, Director of Government Relations, Kingsborough Community College (NY)
See the full agenda and register online.