2012 Annual Meeting Sponsors

The Association of American Colleges and Universities thanks the following sponsors for their generous support of AAC&U’s Annual Meeting. Most will have representatives at the January meeting, and we invite you to take this opportunity to become more familiar with their products and services.

Contributing Sponsors


The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leading news, jobs, and information source for college and university faculty and administrators around the world. In print and online, The Chronicle delivers the latest news in information technology, distance education, management, finance, policy, and hosts the largest job forum in higher education.


Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has been America’s premier source of timely news, provocative commentary, insightful interviews, and in-depth special reports on diversity in higher education for over two decades. Leaders from academe, industry, and public policy have all come to rely on this award-winning news magazine to stay abreast of the trends and issues that go to the very core of the future of this country and its place in an ever-changing world.


EYP is the expertise-based, integrated architecture and engineering design firm that specializes in sustainable projects for higher education and government clients. With offices in Albany, Boston, Greenville, New York City, Orlando, and Washington, D.C., the 315-person firm ranks among ENR’s Top Green Design Firms and Architect Magazine’s Top 50 A/E firms nationwide. 


Guidebook is the most cost-effective way for an institution of higher education to create a high-quality mobile presence. Guidebook allows colleges and universities to communicate important information to all of their constituencies through their iPhones, Android phones, Blackberries, and all other mobile devices. Easily present schedules of campus activities, interactive maps, tours, news feeds, and other vital information to your students, prospectives, faculty, alums, and staff with a Guidebook mobile guide.


Serving higher education since 1975, The IDEA Centeris a nonprofit organization that helps institutions to improve teaching, learning, and leadership. IDEA's Student Ratings of Instruction instrument can service individual and program evaluation and improvement. IDEA also offers feedback instruments and resources for department chairs and other administrators.


Interfolio has helped institutions of higher learning fill more than 25,000 faculty positions. Our faculty search solution reduces the time it takes to hire the best candidate, returns hundreds of hours to faculty and staff, and lowers the cost of every faculty search.

Jossey-Bass, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons, provides books, periodicals, online professional development, other media to inform and inspire those interested in developing themselves, their organizations and their communities. Jossey-Bass' publications feature the work of some of the world's best-known authors in leadership, business, education, religion and spirituality, parenting, nonprofit, public health and health administration, conflict resolution and relationships. 


LiveText is a leading provider of campus-wide solutions for strategic planning, assessment, and institutional effectiveness. Our customizable and comprehensive solutions allow for seamless integration and data reporting to effectively measure outcomes-based learning goals and institutional objectives for accreditation and continuous improvement.

Nuventive is a leading provider of technology solutions for assessing, managing and demonstrating continuous improvement in higher education. Our enterprise software suite provides a foundation for institutional effectiveness and a culture of assessment. Our solutions support accreditation, strategic planning, and the management of academic and administrative outcomes. TracDat assists in assessment management and integrated planning, Insight communicates programmatic and institution-wide initiatives, and iWebfolio supports skill development, enabling individuals to showcase and manage lifelong learning.

At TaskStream, we help ensure that students have the skills and knowledge they need by providing the highest quality Web-based software and supporting services to effectively plan and manage assessment and accreditation processes, facilitate the demonstration of learning achievement through e-portfolios and performance assessments, and foster continuous educational improvement.

Waypoint Outcomes helps educators create rich, timely feedback for students while generating authentic outcomes data. Featuring customizable, interactive rubrics aligned with the institution’s learning outcomes, Waypoint is tightly integrated with Blackboard, eCollege, and Moodle. Featuring a flexible licensing model that encourages early adopters, Waypoint is utilized by colleges of education, engineering, business, the health sciences, and liberal arts. These academic disciplines use Waypoint in a variety of ways, from traditional to course-embedded assessment. The resulting outcomes data can be easily aggregated and reported at multiple levels, helping institutions close the loop on assessment while improving student engagement and retention.


Student opinion matters! CoursEval is a web-based evaluation system used by 240+ community colleges, universities, and health profession schools. CoursEval provides a cost-effective means to deploy, analyze, and archive student opinion surveys of courses or instructors. Mobile access now available. Contact: Brian Hopewell at 716.867.8434 or bhopewell@connectedu.com.

Designed by educators, for educators, Digication is a leading provider of easy-to-use e-Portfolio solutions for higher education institutions. Students at more than 3,000 schools use Digication e-Portfolios as a workspace for learning and to easily, flexibly and professionally showcase their work and achievements. E-Portfolios create new opportunities for learning, reflection, communication, assessment, and career advancement. Integrated tightly with the company’s award winning e-Portfolio system is the Assessment Management System. For more information visithttp://www.digication.com

Foliotek gives schools a flexible toolset which supports student learning, program accreditation, and graduate placement efforts. Combining artifact collection, custom-form-data collection, surveys, standards-based assessment, formative/summative assessment, Foliotek Eval collects and reports on data essential to student and program success. In addition, Foliotek’s new PresentationTM portfolio offers students a state-of-the-art portfolio builder for the creation of unique and beautiful presentations that are easy to share.

Inside Higher Ed is the free daily news Web site for people who work in higher education. Breaking news, lively commentary, thousands of job postings and a real sense of community draw an engaged readership of more than 900,000 each month. Online. Daily. Free. Ahead of the curve. Join the conversation atwww.insidehighered.com


Lyon Software, the nation’s leadingprovider of community benefit software, has extended its reach to include institutions of higher education. Lyon’s Community Benefit Inventory for Social Accountability (CBISA™) is a comprehensive way for colleges and universities to measure their impact on the communities they serve and to institutionalize community engagement and service learning. Let CBISA streamline reporting to a variety of stakeholders including the President’s Honor Roll and Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.


For two centuries, Taylor & Francis has been fully committed to the publication of scholarly information. Under our Routledge imprint, we publish a wide variety of journals in the field of education. Visit the Routledge table to view our products and to pick up FREE sample copies of our journals!

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is a preeminent publisher of critically acclaimedgeneral interest and scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities as well as college textbooks, professional titles, journals and award winning reference titles. Imprints such as Rowman & Littlefield Education, Scarecrow Press, Government Institute, AltaMira, and Bernan Press are under the RLPG umbrella.

The rrripple ePortfolio is the best way for students to manage and showcase their personal, academic and professional achievements for life. Our mission is to empower students to own their data and exert control over their personal digital identities. Using rrripple, students can create a holistic profile of their knowledge--including transcripts, test scores, assignments, work product and other evidence of their achievements, to help them differentiate themselves when applying for the job of their dreams.

Founded in 1996, Stylus Publishing publishes books and journals that focus on higher education, and books on inclusive teaching in K-12. Our higher education program covers such areas as teaching and learning, service learning, assessment, online learning, racial diversity on campus,gender issues, student affairs, doctoral education, and leadership and administration.

Tk20 is a leading provider of CampusWide systems for strategic planning, assessments, institutional effectiveness and student retention. Our systems allow detailed planning for the meeting of institutional goals and objectives, comprehensive, customized assessment, data integration with other systems on campus, and seamless reporting for accreditation and unit improvement on system-wide institutional performance

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars partners with 500 institutions in the US and abroad to provide students of all majors intensive seminars and internship-centered academic terms in Washington D.C., London and Sydney. Enrolling 2000 students annually, the Washington Center’s programs foster professional achievement, leadership and civic engagement.

For More Information about the Sponsorship Program

Please contact the Development Office at (202) 884-7421 or e-mail development@aacu.org.