AACRAO's 101st
Annual Meeting


Featured Speakers

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Opening Plenary 
Sunday, 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Presenter: Scott Simon, Host, Weekend Edition Saturday on NPR and Need to Know on PBS, Writer & Novelist

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Graduate and Professional Schools Luncheon 
Monday, 11:45 a.m. -  1:15 p.m.
"Trends in Graduate Education"
Presenter: Jeff Allum, Director of Research and Policy Analysis, Council of Graduate Schools

General Session 
Monday, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
“The Higher Education Policy Landscape”
Presenter: David Baime, Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Analysis, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Presenter: Terry Hartle, Senior Vice President, Division of Government and Public Affairs, American Council on Education (ACE) 
Presenter: Luis Maldonado, Chief Advocacy Officer, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Moderator: Mike Reilly, Executive Director, AACRAO

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

General Session Panel 
Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"U.S. Government Perspectives on Academic Mobility"
Presenter: Heidi Arola, Education USA Branch Chief, U.S. Department of State
Presenter: Rafael Nevárez, International Education Specialist in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Moderator: Dale Gough, Director, AACRAO IES

General Session  
Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say: Skills to Build Diversity Competency"
Presenter: Maura J. Cullen
Author/Trainer/Speaker


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Closing Plenary 
Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
"In Conversation with Madeleine Albright"
Presenter: Madeleine AlbrightFormer U.S. Secretary of State and Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and Albright Capital Management LLC

Moderator: Stan Henderson, Former AACRAO President

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