Preliminary Program

 

NAICU offers this Preliminary Program for travel planning purposes.
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Sunday, February 4

 

 

 

Noon-6:00 p.m. Registration  
  Sponsored by 
   
1:00-6:OO p.m. Work Colleges Consortium

CLOSED SESSION FOR CONSORTIUM MEMBERS ONLY

   
2:00-5:30 p.m. Government Relations Academy

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

 

2:00-3:00 p.m.  Overview: 
   
  SPEAKER: Sarah Flanagan, Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Development, NAICU
     
3:00-4:30 p.m.  Mini-Policy Sessions:  Risks and Opportunities
  A series of mini-sessions, offered over three time blocks, covering current and emerging issues.
     
3:00-3:20 p.m.  Session I (Choose one session)
     
    Tax Reform:  
    SPEAKER: Karin Johns, Director of Tax Policy, NAICU
     
    The Budget Process and Student Aid Funding
    SPEAKER: Stephanie Giesecke, Director of Budget and Appropriations, NAICU
     
    Accreditation: Policy Outlook for the 115th Congress
    SPEAKER: Tim Powers, Director of Student Aid Policy, NAICU
     
3:30-3:50 p.m.  Session II (Choose one session)
     
    Tax Reform:  
    SPEAKER: Karin Johns, Director of Tax Policy, NAICU 
     
    Student Loans: Changes Ahead in the New Congress?
    SPEAKER:  Tim Powers, Director of Student Aid Policy, NAICU
     
    Deregulation: Pathways Available to Congress and the Administration
    SPEAKER: Jody Feder, Director of Accountability and Regulatory Affairs, NAICU
     
    NLRB: 
    SPEAKER:  
     
4:00-4:20 p.m.  Session III (Choose one session)
     
    The Budget Process and Student Aid Funding
    SPEAKER: Stephanie Giesecke, Director of Budget and Appropriations, NAICU
     
    Student Loans: Changes Ahead in the New Congress?
    SPEAKER:  Tim Powers, Director of Student Aid Policy, NAICU
     
    Deregulation: Pathways Available to Congress and the Administration
    SPEAKER: Jody Feder, Director of Accountability and Regulatory Affairs, NAICU
   
4:30-5:30 p.m.  Free 
   
  MODERATOR: 
SPEAKERS:  
 
     
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Opening Reception: Super Bowl Party

OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES

Kick off the Annual Meeting by relaxing with friends and colleagues, old and new, during the NFL's annual championship game.   Food and drink will be available throughout the evening.
   
  Sponsored by Valic
 

Monday, February 5

 

 

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration  
  Sponsored by 
   
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
 
NAICUSE Executive Committee
CLOSED SESSION FOR STATE EXECUTIVES AND THEIR STAFF MEMBERS ONLY 
   
8:00 - 1:00 p.m.
 
Public Relations Academy

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

   
8:15-9:15 a.m.   SESSION 1:  
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9:30-10:30 a.m.   SESSION 2: 
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10:45-11:45 a.m.   SESSION 3:  
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8:30 a.m. - Noon
 
NAICUSE Meeting

CLOSED SESSION FOR STATE EXECUTIVES AND THEIR STAFF MEMBERS ONLY

   
NOON-1:30 p.m. Monday Luncheon & Lecture
   
  Sponsored by Valic
   
  NAICUSE Luncheon
CLOSED SESSION FOR STATE EXECUTIVES AND THEIR STAFF MEMBERS ONLY
   
  New Presidents Luncheon
BY INVITATION ONLY
   
  New Committee Members Luncheon and Briefing
BY INVITATION ONLY
   
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Coffee Break        
  Sponsored by   
   
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Convening of the 2017 Annual Meeting & Presentation of the 31st Annual Henry Paley Memorial Award
The official start of the Annual Meeting, this session will include welcome remarks and presentation of the 31st Henry Paley Memorial Award.
SPEAKERS:
Andrew K. Benton, J.D., President and CEO, Pepperdine University (CA) and Chair, NAICU Board of Directors
David L. Warren, Ph.D., President, NAICU
   
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. PLENARY SESSION 1:  
  SPEAKER:  
   
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. PLENARY SESSION 2:  
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4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

PLENARY SESSION 3:  

  MODERATOR: 
SPEAKERS:
   
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. NAICU/NAICUSE Reception
OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES
After a full day of meetings, enjoy a wide array of food and drink while comparing notes, networking and unwinding with friends and colleagues.
   
   Sponsored by    
 

Tuesday, February 6

 

 

7:30 - 11:15 a.m. Registration  
  Sponsored by 
   
7:30 - 8:30 am. Complimentary Continental Breakfast
 
OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES
 

Sponsored by           
                          

   
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
 
Orientation for New NAICU Board Members
CLOSED SESSION FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS ONLY
   
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

 
Sponsor Short Course Sessions (four sessions)
Hear higher education experts offer in-depth perspectives on the major trends influencing higher education. 
   
      Implementing a Framework for
 
    SPEAKER:  
 
   
 
 
New Business Models for Higher           
Education                                     
 
    SPEAKER:
 
     
   

Trends in Online Higher Education:
A Review of Recent Data
 

    SPEAKER:
 
     
    403(b):  Compliance, Conversion &         Asset Strategy
Comfort

 
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9:00 - 5:00 p.m. Advocacy Day
   
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. SESSION 1:  Advocacy Day Issue Overivew
To prepare NAICU members for Advocacy Day visits to Capitol Hill, this session will focus on the impact of the November election results on NAICU’s policy issues and priorities.  
  SPEAKER:  Sarah Flanagan, Vice President for Government Relations & Policy Development, NAICU
   
10:00 - 11:00 a. m. SESSION 2:  
SPEAKER: 
   
11:00-5:00 p.m. Advocacy Day Visits to Capitol Hill
Spend the rest of the day visiting your Congressional delegation. Many independent college state associations coordinate visits to Capitol Hill, so check with your state exec before scheduling
private visits. 
   
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. NAICU Board of Directors Meeting
   
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Congressional Independent College Caucus Second Annual Reception
OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED ANNUAL MEETING ATTENDEES
Capitol Hill 
You are cordially invited to attend a reception for the Congressional Independent College Caucus.  The Caucus is focused on celebrating the contributions independent colleges and universities make to the educational, intellectual, economic, social and cultural life of our nation.
REMARKS:
Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-MA), Chair, House Judiciary Committee and Co-chair, Congressional Independent College Caucus
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Member, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Co-chair, Congressional Independent College Caucus
David L. Warren, Ph.D., NAICU President

   
 

Wednesday, February 7

 

 

7:30 - 11:15 a.m. Registration  
   
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. NAICU Prayer Breakfast

TICKET REQUIRED

The Association’s Annual Prayer Breakfast offers leaders of campuses with a religious mission and others to gather for fellowship and reflection.
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9:15 - 10:00 a.m PLENARY SESSION 1:  
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10:00 - 11:00 a.m. PLENARY SESSION 2:  
SPEAKER: 
   
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Annual NAICU Business Session
  Agenda items include: (1.) Approval of the proposed 2018-19 Estimated Revenues from Membership Dues and Budget, (2.) 
  SPEAKERS: 
Andrew K. Benton, J.D., President and CEO, Pepperdine University (CA) and Chair, NAICU Board of Directors
Richard H. Ekman, Ph.D., President, Council of Independent Colleges
David L. Warren, Ph.D., President, NAICU
   
11:30 a.m. Adjournment
  SAVE THE DATE: 2019 Annual Meeting - February 3-6, 2019
     
11:30 - 2:00 p.m.
 
NAICU Legal Services Review Panel
CLOSED SESSION FOR PANEL MEMBERS ONLY
   
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