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Western Allianced of Community College Academic Leaders logo2022 Alliance Annual Meeting
Schedule-at-a-Glance

 

Wednesday, October 26

Noon-5:30 p.m. Registration Open
1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting (executive committee members only)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner on your own

Thursday, October 27

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Meeting Overview
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Changing Nature of Higher Education in the Next 10 Years
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Changing Demographics in Higher Education: Insights and Implications
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Awards Luncheon and Panel: What is WICHE?
1:55 – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Professional Development Workshop with Dr. Roberto Montoya, Chief Educational Equity Officer, Colorado Department of Higher Education

Space is limited to the first 15 attendees. Requires an additional $50 fee to be paid at the time of registration. Please contact Jenn Raby if you would like to attend and need financial assistance to do so.

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Innovation Circles

  • Strengthening Rural Community Colleges
  • Dismantling the Testing Industrial Complex: Stories from the West
  • Building a Sturdier Bridge: Leading
    Students to College Success
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 – 5:15 p.m. Finding, Attracting, and Keeping the Best Faculty

Friday, October 28

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Membership Breakfast Meeting
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Break
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. How Successful Colleges Retain Students
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – Noon The Case for College in a COVID-Adjacent World: State and Student Perspectives
Noon – 12:15 p.m. Wrap Up/Adjournment