In addition to the annual meeting, AAC&U offers a series of annual conferences that foster reflection, discovery, innovation, and action on critical and emerging issues in undergraduate education. Participants can look forward to engaging sessions, networking with colleagues from across the broad spectrum of higher education roles and institutions, and opportunities to reflect on professional practice and aspirations.
March 24 - 26, 2021
The AAC&U Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success focuses on building coalitions and breaking down institutional siloes to build more just and equitable campuses and communities. This conference includes opportunites to explore how educators are breaking down barriers and building coalitions to advance effective practices, identifying solutions to enduring challenges, and leading change for the common good.
October 7 - 9, 2021
The AAC&U Conference on Global Learning explores practical and theoretical approaches to global learning at the course, departmental, and institutional levels. This conference includes opportunities to examine tactics and strategies that make global learning experiences more inclusive.
November 4 - 6, 2021
The AAC&U Conference on Transforming STEM Higher Education questions and examines the entire range of contemporary challenges to—and opportunities for—STEM higher education reform. This conference focuses on advancing undergraduate STEM education reform that brings diverse perspectives and world-views to bear on levers of change.
The AAC&U Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment invites colleagues from all areas of the higher education landscape to join in sharing efforts to create intentional and integrated general education programs, to assess our current practices, and to generate evidence of high-quality learning for all students. This conference invites educators to reflect on how to navigate turbulent contexts and maintain steady progress toward quality and equity.