Western Academic Leadership Forum

WALF 2011 Annual Meeting

The Politics of Student Success: Meeting the Challenges – from Readiness to Completion

April 13-15, 2011 | Fort collins, co
Hosted by: colorado state University Colorado State University logo

Schedule at a Glance



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7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
8:00-1:00 pm Common Core State StandardsSpecial Workshop: Practical Implications of the Common Core State Standards for the West (lunch included)
1:00-4:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting
5:45-6:30 pm Welcome and Keynote: The Politics of Student Success
6:30-7:00 pm Discussion
7:00-8:30 pm Reception/Dinner



colorado state university, lory student center, ballroom-west


8:00 am Depart hotel lobby for campus
8:30-9:15 am Welcome & Continental Breakfast
9:15-12:00 noon Common Core State StandardsCommon Core State Standards and Early Assessment and Alignment Programs
Noon-1:15 pm Lunch
1:15-3:30 pm Completion and Performance-based Funding
3:30-5:30 pm Campus Tour & Reception
6:00 pm Dinner on your own



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7:30-8:00 am WICHE Internet Course Exchange: Swapping Needs Workshop
8:00-9:15 am Breakfast and WALF Annual Business Meeting
8:00-10:15 am Common Core State StandardsSpecial Session for Deans of Education
9:15-10:15 am Institutional Perspectives on Performance-incentive Models
10:15-11:30 am Common Core State StandardsOpen Forum: Advancing the Quality Needle
11:30-12:00 pm Meeting Wrap-up and Adjournment