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SCUP 2019 Annual Conference

July 14-16, 2019
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

Where Planning Comes Together.

Join planning leaders in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center.

Whether your responsibilities are department focused, unit focused, or institution-wide, you’ll be inspired by what your colleagues are doing to rethink age-old and new challenges.

Nowhere else will you get the cross-disciplinary knowledge, exposure to emerging issues impacting higher education, and skills to effectively integrate your planning efforts with your institution’s mission, vision, and academic priorities.


Keynote Speakers

Joseph Aoun
PresidentNortheastern University, and Author of Robot-Proof

Preparing Learners to Succeed in the A.I. Age, Invited: John O’Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer, EDUCAUSE
Patrick Methvin
Director, Postsecondary SuccessBill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Invited: Mark David Milliron, Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, Civitas Learning
Sara Goldrick-Rab
Author and Professor of Higher Education Policy & SociologyTemple University

Featured Sessions

PRESIDENT'S SESSION | Building an Inclusive Campus: A Cross-Border Perspective
Presented by Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of British Columbia
Assessing Institutional Capacity for Mission-Fulfillment and Student Success
Presented by Greg Brazell, Director of the Center for Engagement and Learning, Pierce College at Puyallup | Thomas Broxson, District Dean, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Pierce College at Puyallup | Laurie Tripp Heacock, Vice President of Data, Technology and Analytics, Achieving The Dream, Inc.
Moving Forward When Others Are Moving Backward
Presented by Richard Castallo, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, California State University-Northridge
Free-Range Learning in the Digital Age
Presented by Peter P. Smith, Orkand Chair, Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, University of Maryland-University College
New Issues and New Challenges for Higher Ed
Presented by Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
Using Integrated Planning to Respond to Disruption in Higher Education
Presented by Nicholas R. Santilli, Senior Director of Learning Strategy, Society for College and University Planning
Higher Education, Congress, and the Trump Administration: What Has Happened and What Should We Expect?
Presented by Terry W. Hartle, Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, American Council on Education (ACE)