Sept. 17, 2019 - Louisville Marriott East
Effective board leadership requires trustees and regents to respond to the challenges and opportunities facing colleges and universities today and in the future. The 2019 Symosium on Postsecondary Education will address the latest issues and trends that are shaping higher education, including free community college as well as income-share programs, higher education advocacy and diversity, and performance funding.
- Gov. Matt Bevin
- Carol Cartwright, president emeritus of Kent State University and Bowling Green State University
- Bill Haslam, former governor of Tennessee
- Aaron Thompson, president of the Council on Postsecondary Education
- President's Panel, with moderator, Bridgette Blom-Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee,
- Neeli Bendapudi, president of the University of Louisville
- Robert Jackson, president of Murray State University
- Koffi Akakpo, president of Bluegrass Community and Technical College
- Sherry Zylka, president of Big Sandy Community and Technical College
- Legislative Panel, with moderator, Renee Shaw, host of KET Connections, including panelists:
- Sen. David Givens
- Sen. Morgan McGarvey
- Rep. James Tipton
Registration & Lodging Information
- Self-registration deadline is Sept. 1.
- Lodging reservations may be made directly with the Louisville Marriott East until August 30. The lodging block room rate is $122/night, and is under the name "Governor's Conference."
Annual Board Training & Orientation for New Board Members
The mandatory state-level orientation program for CPE and campus board members will be offered the day before the symposium on September 16, 2019. RSVP is requested to your institution's board coordinator and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Noon-5 p.m. - Council member orientation and training
- 2-5 p.m. - Campus trustees and regents orientation and training
About the symposium
This event provides trustees, regents, faculty, institutional leadership and state policy and legislative leaders the opportunity to engage with state and national experts on the latest postsecondary issues and trends and network with colleagues from other campuses.
Questions? Contact Heather Faesy.