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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.


2012-2013 Academic Year

Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning
October 18-20, 2012—Baltimore, Maryland

Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate, Inspire 
November 8-10, 2012—Kansas City, Missouri

General Education and Assessment
February 28 – March 2, 2013—Boston, Massachusetts

Student Success and The Quality Agenda
April 4-6, 2013—Miami, Florida

2013-2014 Academic Year

Civic Engagement/Educating for Personal and Social Responsibility
October, 10-12, 2013—TBD

Engaged STEM and Integrative Learning
October 31 – November 2, 2013—San Diego, California

General Education and Assessment
February 27 – March 1, 2014—TBD

Student Success
March 27-29, 2014—Chicago, Illinois

2014-2015 Academic Year

Diversity, Learning, and Making Excellence Inclusive
October 16-18, 2014—Minneapolis, Minnesota

Engaged STEM and Integrative Learning
November 6-8, 2014—Atlanta, Georgia

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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