Now more than ever, the demands and expectations for colleges and universities across America to meet the needs of students
and faculty are extremely high while our resources are very limited. Join SCUP at the North Central Regional Conference to
learn how higher education must redesign itself to meet the demands of the current trends.
All sessions will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza hotel. Known for contemporary elegance, the
InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza offers exceptional service, luxurious guest rooms and superb meeting facilities,
all just steps away from the Country Club Plaza entertainment district. The Plaza is an outdoor museum of romantic Spanish
architecture and European art, boasting more than 180 stores and distinctive boutiques and an eclectic mix of over two dozen
The Conference Planning Committee has been working to assemble an impressive list of sessions and presenters to ensure you'll
have relevant information to take back to your office. We are certain that you will find numerour sessions of interest in the
program. Below a just a few of the highlights:
Monday, October 16
8:15 AM–9:15 AM
"Destination Excellence: The 21st Century Entrepreneurial College"
Jackie Snyder, Chancellor, Metropolitan Community College
Leadership is Snyder's forte. In 2002 she was elected President of the Presidents and Chancellors Association of the
Missouri Community College Association. In 2000 she was asked by the Commissioner of Higher Education to join a Commission
on the study of the Affordability of Higher Education in the state of Missouri. She was selected to participate in
Leadership Overland Park and Leadership Kansas and has served on the Mayor's collaborative to improve education in Kansas City.
Jackie has received two national awards for excellence in staff development from the American Association of Community Colleges
and was named a League Fellow by the League for Innovation in the Community College. She has produced and directed award
winning educational films, and is a lecturer on women in leadership.
Monday, October 16
"The Wizard and the Warrior: Leading with Passion and Power"
Lee Bolman, Professor & Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership, University of Missouri—Kansas City
Fear of conflict and failure of imagination often hamper our ability to achieve the things we care about most. Understanding
and embracing the images of wizard and warrior can help us strengthen both skill and will.
Bolman holds a B.A. in History and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Yale University. Prior to assuming his current position,
he taught for more than twenty years at Harvard University, where he also served as director of the National Center for Educational
Leadership and the Harvard School Leadership Academy, as well as chair of the Institute for Educational Management. Bolman has written
numerous books on leadership and organizations with co-author Terry Deal, including the best-sellers, Leading
with Soul: an Uncommon Journey of Spirit (1995, 2001).
Tuesday, October 17
"The 21st Century Campus and the Increasing Value of Sustainable Planning"
Bob Berkebile, Principal, BNIM Architects
Berkebile is a leading authority in the field of sustainable design, is the founding chairman of the American Institute of Architects'
National Committee on the Environment and was instrumental in the formation of the US Green Building Council. He currently serves on
Nasta's Advisory Board for the Commission on Environmental Cooperation and the boards of The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Building News,
The Center for Global Community, Athena and New Earth Organization; he is an advisor to the US Green Building Council board and is a
founding member of USGBC's Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee. Berkebile utilizes diverse collaborative teams, integrated design
and creates new approaches to increase social, economic and environmental vitality.
These events are optional events being held prior to or immediately following the conference and have a separate registration fee.
Johnson County Community College
Sunday, October 15
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Join us for a tour of the campus—18 buildings and a renowned collection of art by regional, national, and international artists.
Attendees will gain an appreciation of how art and architecture unite to enhance the educational experience as students and the community
alike interact with public art. As an added bonus, you'll get to view two new buildings currently under construction on the JCCC campus--
the Regnier Center, which will house the college's Center for Business and Technology as well as credit classes in computers and biotechnology,
and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Lunch will be provided.
University of Missouri—Kansas City
Tuesday, October 17
1:30 PM–3:30 PM
This tour will include a bus tour of the overall campus and surrounding neighbors, followed by a brief walking tour and presentation called
"Transforming the University of Missouri—Kansas City: A Campus Without Borders." The presentation is a case study of the 1998 and 2002 UMKC
Campus Master Plans which represents the classic good and bad examples of town/gown relationships. The presentation will reinforce the issues
seen in the bus and walking tour.
Session conveners assist the presenters during their presentations and facilitate the smooth running of their session.
They serve an important role and contribute to the quality of the educational sessions and the overall success of the
conference. Conveners are listed in the final conference program beneath the session they convene. If you would like
to convene a session, please use the "Convener Interst Form" link below.
Convener Interest Form
|September 15||Early-Bird Registration|
|September 29||Online/Fax/Mailed Registrations|
Note: After September 29, register onsite.
|Fees||by 9/15/06||after 9/15/06|
|Member||$ 250||$ 295|
|Non-Member||$ 315||$ 375|
Note: There is no one-day registration option
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North Central Regional Sponsors
Harley Ellis Devereaux, www.harleyellisdevereaux.com
BHDP Architecture, www.bhdp.com
BNIM Architects, www.bnim.com
GBBN Architects, Inc., www.gbbn.com
Loebl Schlossman & Hackl Inc., www.lshchicago.com
Mackey Mitchell Associates, www.mackeymitchell.com
PGAV Architects, www.pgav.com
Ellerbe Becket, www.ellerbebecket.com
Gilbane Building Company, www.gilbaneco.com
Research Facilities Design (RFD), www.rfd.com
Couper G. Gardiner
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