The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) will sponsor the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Postsecondary Education Trusteeship Sept. 11-12 at the Louisville Marriott East in Louisville. More than 200 campus regents, higher education and policy leaders are expected to attend.
CPE President Bob King will kick off the conference on Monday at 1:30 p.m. with an opening plenary on the state of higher education in Kentucky.
Also featured on the first day will be University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski, named by U.S. News and World Report as one America’s 10 best higher education leaders and as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2012.
Tuesday’s line-up features:
Additionally, breakout sessions on both days will address a range of key topics including higher education governance, legal issues facing colleges and universities, change leadership, campus diversity, affordability and college-workforce alignment.
New to the programming this year are specific tracks for board members appointed in 2017. Attendance at these sessions will fulfill the statutory training and orientation requirements set forth by HB 15 (2016).
The agenda at-a-glance is available at http://cpe.ky.gov/trusteeship/.