2020 Alliance Annual Meeting

Redefining College: Becoming the Partner of Choice
for Students, Business, and Your Community

March 25-27, 2020 Albuquerque, NM


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Keynote Speaker: "Higher Education and
American Economic Mobility"

Ryan Craig

Ryan Craig
Managing Director
University Ventures

Ryan Craig is the co-founder and managing director of University Ventures. Craig’s commentary on where the puck is going in higher education regularly appears in the Gap Letter, Forbes, TechCrunch, Inside Higher Education, Fortune, HR Dive, and VentureBeat, among others. He is the author of A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College and College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education.

Other Speakers

Prioritizing Sector Partnerships

James Ogsbury

James Ogsbury
Executive Director
Western Governors Association

Josh Wyner

Josh Wyner
Founder and Executive Director
Aspen Institute


"If Students Come to Us Because They Want Jobs,
Is Giving Them Jobs Enough?"

Ralph Wolff

Ralph Wolff
The Quality Assurance Commons
for Higher and
Postsecondary Education

Featured speakers on the following topics:

  • What We Didn’t Know About Higher Education: Student Perspectives
  • The Truth in Advertising and How Advising Models Are Addressing It
  • Reimagining College to Better Serve Rural Areas
  • Putting Wellness First on Two-Year Campuses
  • The Future of Work and the Role of Higher Education
  • Statewide and College Approaches for Promoting Equity in Washington State
  • The 5 Dimensions of Equity™: Building an Equity Mindset for Personal, Professional, Organizational, and Systemic Transformation

Other agenda items to include:

  • Award Luncheon
  • Networking Dinners

See the Full Schedule

Contact Kay Hulstrom, khulstrom@wiche.edu, for more information