Conference Presentations

​A compilation of presentations from recent CIC events, which collectively explore a range of higher education topics.


 

 2014 Institute for Chief Academic and Chief Financial Officers

 
  • “Big History” as General Education
    • Mojgan Behmand, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dominican University of California; Nicola Pitchford, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Dominican University of California
  • Adjunct Unionization: Coming Soon to a Campus Near You?
  • AGB/NACUBO Looking Under the Hood: Institutional Aid Metrics Project
  • Artful Collaborations: The Creative Campus
    • Brian Jose, Executive Director, Fine Arts Programming, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; Karen Kaivola, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Augsburg College; Rita E. Knuesel, Provost, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University; Scott D. Stoner, Director, Programs and Resources, APAP
  • Athletics: Finances and Supervision
    • Thomas Cornman, Academic Vice President, Cedarville University; Paul T. Davies, Vice President for Administration and Finance, Randolph-Macon College; William C. Deeds, Provost, Morningside College; William Franz, Provost, Randolph-Macon College
  • Balancing the Quantitative and Human Sides of Curriculum Analysis
    • Cheryl Brandsen, Provost, Calvin College; Thom Davis, Vice President for Business and Finance, Averett University; Michael Williams, President, Austen Group, A RuffaloCODY Company
  • Campus Sustainability Programs
  • CAO-CFO Collaboration on Financial Modeling
    • Daniel T. Allen, Chief Financial Officer, Bryn Athyn College; Allen J. Bedford, Dean of Academics and Faculty, Bryn Athyn College
  • CAO-CFO Partnerships: Models of Good Relationships
    • Johnnella E. Butler, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Spelman College; Thomas Bylsma, Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Hope College; Robert Flanigan, Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs and Treasurer, Spelman College; R. Richard Ray, Provost, Hope College
  • College-Owned Housing for Faculty and Staff Members
    • David R. Evans, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Buena Vista University; Valerie D. Lehr, Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs, St. Lawrence University
  • Competency-Based Education
    • Scott Campbell, Vice President, Higher Education, Council for Adult & Experiential Learning; Patricia A. Lynott, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Southern New Hampshire University; Kathleen O’Brien, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alverno College
  • Cooperating with Community Colleges: Innovative Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Transfer Students
    • Charlotte Borst, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Whittier College; David Finegold, Chief Academic Officer, American Honors; Sonya Stephens, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Mount Holyoke College
  • Cost Analysis Models for Academic Majors
    • Steven F. Siconolfi, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Rockford University
  • Crash Course: Crafting a Strategic Internationalization Plan
  • Does Tenure Have a Future?
  • Enrollment Management
    • Jayne W. Edge, Vice President for Marketing, Jenzabar; Regina Robinson, Dean of Student Affairs, Cambridge College
  • Facilities and Financial Modeling for the Sciences and the Fine and Performing Arts: Flashpoint Issues for the CAO and the CFO
    • Mary Ann Gawelek, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Seton Hill University; Kenneth M. Macur, Provost and Dean of the College, Bethany College (KS); David P. Myron, Vice President for Finance and CFO, Seton Hill University
  • Faculty Compensation Frameworks: What Is the CFO’s Role?
  • Faculty Workload and Compensation
  • Financial Aid Leveraging: Integrated Research Can Increase Enrollment and Net Revenue
    • Michele D. Perkins, President, New England College; Daniel A. Wubah, Provost, Washington and Lee University; David R. Wuinee, Senior Vice President, Maguire Associates
  • First Year Undergraduate Enrollment: Fall 2014 Results and Analysis
    • Michael Brown, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, North Carolina Wesleyan College; Scott Carlson, Senior Writer, Chronicle of Higher Education; Patricia Draves, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the University, University of Mount Union; Jane M. Wood, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Westminster College (PA)
  • Higher Education Leadership: The Entrepreneurial CAO-CFO Partnership
    • David Ellis, Senior Vice President and CFO, Becker College; John MacDonald, Vice President of Innovation and Interim CAO, Becker College; Heather McGowan, Consultant; Edward Sirianno, President, Creative Communications Associates
  • Hiring and Evaluation Part I: Best Practices for Hiring
  • Hiring and Evaluation Part II : Best Practices for Performance Evaluation
  • Integrated Planning, Resource Allocation, and Assessment
  • Maintaining Campus Morale during Times of Constraint
    • Joy Braithwaite, Chief Financial Officer, Malone University; Donald Tucker, Provost, Malone University
  • Non-Traditional Scholarship and the Tenure and Promotion Process
    • Kristine M. Bartanen, Academic Vice President and Dean of the University, University of Puget Sound; R. Joseph Dieker, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Cornell College (IA); Dale H. Simmons, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Aurora University
  • Preparing Students for National and International Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities
    • David G. Brailow, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Franklin College; Stephen Gibson, Director of Programs, CIC, and Manager, Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program; Jonathan D. Green, Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Reforming and Extending the Traditional Transcript: Toward a Postsecondary Achievement Report (PAR)
    • David L. Jamison, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert Morris University; Patricia A. Lynott, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Southern New Hampshire University; Matthew Pittinsky, Chief Executive Officer, Parchment
  • Retirement Transitions for Faculty Members
    • Laura Behling, Dean of the College, Knox College; Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Albright College; Barbara J. Perry, Vice President for Marketing and Membership, Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions
  • Securing America’s Future: The Power of Liberal Arts Education
  • Sophomore to Junior Year Retention
    • Laurie A. Schreiner, Professor and Chair, Doctoral Programs in Higher Education, Azusa Pacific University
  • Strategic Uses of Information Technology
  • Strategies to Increase the Marketability of Academic Programs
    • Linda Samek, Provost, George Fox University; Robert A. Sevier, Senior Vice President, Strategy, STAMATS, Inc.
  • Surviving Presidential Transitions
    • John Beckford, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, Furman University; Robert D. Haak, Vice President and Dean of the College, Hiram College; Elizabeth Tobin, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Illinois College
  • Sustainable, Affordable Models for Campus Internationalization
    • Richard Ostrander, Provost, Cornerstone University; Marc Roy, Provost, Goucher College; Thimios Zaharopoulos, Provost, American College of Greece
  • The Affordable Care Act: What It Means for the Institution, Adjunct Faculty, and Students
    • Brett Bradfield, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Sioux Falls; Tracy Espy, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Pfeiffer University; Jeff Plyler, Chief Financial Officer, Pfeiffer University; Allen T. Steinberg, Attorney, Law Offices of Allen T. Steinberg, P.C.
  • Title IX: Compliance and Best Practices
  • Using Strategic Indicators to Improve Institutional Accountability
    • Sarah Kottich, Vice President for Finance and Administration, College of Saint Mary (NE); Christine Pharr, Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Saint Mary (NE)
  • Workshop for CAOs in Their Third or Fourth Year of Service
  • Workshop for New Chief Academic Officers
 

 2014 College Media Conference

 
  • Becoming an In-House Media Trainer for Your Campus
  • Fresh Approaches to the Education Story
    • Tyler Kingkade, Associate Editor, The Huffington Post; Libby Nelson, Education Reporter, Vox Media; David Pluviose, Executive Editor, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
  • Maximizing Digital Media Benefits
  • Public Policy and the Year Ahead
    • Tim McDonough, Vice President for Communications and Marketing, American Council of Education
  • The Art of Gaining Science Coverage and Building Institutional Reputation
  • The Business of Covering Higher Education
    • Jon Marcus, Higher Education Editor, Hechinger Report, and North American Correspondent, Times (U.K.) Higher Education; Josh Mitchell, Reporter, Wall Street Journal; Lynn O’Shaughnessy, Author, The College Solution
 

 2014 Workshops for Department and Division Chairs

 
 

 2014 Presidents Institute

 
  • Are You Million Dollar Ready? Factors Affecting Large Gifts to Higher Education
    • Brian W. Casey, President, DePauw University; Kris W. Kindelsperger, Senior Executive Consultant, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates
  • Building Value: Linking Classroom to Career
  • Can the Liberal Arts Be Taught Effectively with Technology?
    • Edward L. Ayers, President, University of Richmond; Arthur F. Kirk, Jr., Presidet, Saint Leo University; Candace Thille, Assistant Professor of Education and Senior Research Fellow, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University; Robert Zemsky, Professor of Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Collaborative Approaches to Enhancing Access and Success for Underrepresented Students
    • David J. Fike, President, Marygrove College; David L. Parkyn, President, North Park University; A. Hope Williams, President, North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
  • Community College Transfer Success
  • Compliance with Government Regulation: Counting the Burden and Containing the Cost
  • Considerations in Online Education: What to Do about MOOCs, Virtual Programs, and Regulatory Requirements
  • Cost, Value, and Prestige: Will Families Continue to Pay the Price of College?
  • Creating Pathways to Civic Engagement
    • Bobby Fong, President, Ursinus College; Michele D. Perkins, President, New England College; John S. Wilson, Jr., President, Morehouse College; Moderator: Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles
  • Cultivating Board Leadership: Guidance for Presidents
  • Financial Flexibility: Liquidity and Why It Matters
    • Sandra C. Gray, President, Asbury University; Eugene B. Habecker, President, Taylor University; Nicholas J. Wallace, Partner and National Director of Higher; Education Services, CapinCrouse LLP; Michael Williams, President, The Austen Group
  • Financial Planning for Presidents and Presidential Couples
  • Governance Reconsidered: Effective Approaches to Working with Boards and the Faculty to Help Colleges Thrive
    • Rock Jones, President, Ohio Wesleyan University; Susan Resneck Pierce, President Emerita, University of Puget Sound; Pamela Trotman Reid, President, University of Saint Joseph (CT)
  • Identifying and Assessing Cabinet-Level Leadership
  • Innovative Partnerships for New Sources of Revenue and Shared Costs
    • Thomas V. Chema, President, Hiram College; Marvin J. Suomi, President and CEO, KUD International LLC; Robert Weisbuch, Former President, Drew University
  • Innovative Uses of Digital Technology in Independent Colleges
    • Roger N. Casey, President, McDaniel College; Tracy Fitzsimmons, President, Shenandoah University; Kevin M. Ross, President, Lynn University
  • Legal Guidance for the Presidency: Navigating the Mine Fields
  • Lessons from Thriving Colleges: An Update
  • Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis
  • Strategies for Building More Effective Boards
    • Lori Bettison-Varga, President, Scripps College; Richard T. (Tom) Ingram, Senior Advisor for President-Board Relations, CIC and President Emeritus, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges; Ronald R. Pressman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, TIAA-CREF; Jon C. Strauss, President, Manhattanville College; Robert L. Wyatt, President, Coker College
  • Sustaining American Institutions Abroad during Economic and Political Flux
  • The Financial and Strategic Outlook for Private Colleges in the New Economy
  • The Presidency and Athletics: How to Score Points and Avoid Penalties
  • The President’s Evolving Role in Managing Donors and Prospects
    • Brian W. Casey, President, DePauw University; M. Jane Eaves, Partner, Gonser Gerber LLP; Robert R. Lindgren, President, Randolph-Macon College
  • The Tuition Dilemma: Approaches to Balancing Cost and Value
  • What Presidents Need to Know about Increasing Demands for Public Accountability and Governmental Regulation
  • Winning Enrollment Management Strategies: Aligning Institutional Mission and Net Revenue Goals
    • Catherine R. Cook, CEO, Miller/Cook & Associates, Inc.; Robert E. Johnson, President, Becker College; Philip T. Malinoski, Senior Vice President, Miller/Cook & Associates, Inc.; William B. Miller, President, Miller/Cook & Associates, Inc.; Rosalie M. Mirenda, President, Neumann University