A multitude of internal and external financial struggles are rapidly impacting how institutions maintain the quality of their academic programs. New and experienced chief academic officers are expected to lead their organizations through these economic currents. The Economics of Higher Education is a unique workshop specifically tailored for new and experienced chief academic officers, provosts, presidents, and trustees of private colleges and universities. Designed to introduce new business models for higher education, the program's aim is to enhance the technical, communication, leadership, and process skills administrators need to successfully navigate today’s ever-changing environment of higher education.
-The Chronicle of Higher Education
Tuition is $2,950, which includes all program materials, continental breakfast and lunch each day program, and admission to the evening keynote dinner reception on January 21, 2018.
Evening Keynote Reception: January 21, 2018
Two-Day Program: January 22-23, 2018
Registration Deadline: December 14, 2017
AAL Training Center, Buckhead
For additional program details, please contact AAL Director of Professional Development Dr. Felicia Tucker-Lively
June 13, 2017 - Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College
Dr. Allen examines the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the President and Chief Academic Officer in designing, developing, and implementing an institution’s program of effective change management.
June 14, 2017 - Dr. Matthew Poslusny, Senior Vice President and Provost of Meredith College
Dr. Poslusny discusses how the Chief Academic Officer communicates with the board and faculty about academics and economics. Also, about what role a CFO play in the facilitating of those discussions.
June 14, 2017 - Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College
Dr. Allen provides her thoughts on what she believes our institutions will look like in 25 years and how do we view the impact of our actions on the long-term viability of our higher education institutions?
June 22, 2017 - Dr. James F. Galbally, Jr., AAL Senior Consultant and President of The Galbally Group
Dr. Galbally examines the current business model of higher education, the one that most of our institutions employ in charting financial futures. Is it sustainable? What needs to be changed?
June 22, 2017 - Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College
Dr. Allen provides her insights on whether she sees institutional governance changing as colleges adopt new ways of doing things in response to external financial issues.
June 29, 2017 - Dr. Matthew Poslusny, Senior Vice President and Provost of Meredith College
Dr. Poslusny discusses the new role of the chief academic officer. How can that individual become an active enabler of change and not just an observer?
June 29, 2017 - Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College
Dr. Allen provides her insights on how she communicates a clear vision for her school and to its stakeholders.
June 29, 2017 - Dr. James F. Galbally, Jr., AAL Senior Consultant and President of The Galbally Group
The strategic plan is the cornerstone to effective institutional management. Dr. Galbally comments on the disconnections that can exist between budgeting, resource allocations, and effective planning outcomes.
July 6, 2017 - Dr. James F. Galbally, Jr., AAL Senior Consultant and President of The Galbally Group
What does 'it' cost? Dr. Galbally explains what 'it' is as he addresses the question no one wants to ask and most can't answer.
July 6, 2017 - Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College
Dr. Allen examines how institutions ensure their relevance as program profitability and graduate employability are becoming the benchmarks of education.