Dust off your planning boots and join your colleagues in Nashville for SCUP 2018 where real people with real stories come together to show how they are rethinking the way decisions are made and proving that institutions who plan are ready. Let's create a new rhythm of planning together!
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein
Enjoy some great tunes as you review the program. What's your favorite song?
Expand your circle. Expand your knowledge. Learn what happens when problem solving cuts across the campus and community.
Proof that good planning makes a difference.
Leaders who are rethinking the way they make decisions and work across the institution to improve their effectiveness on campus.
Join us on Tuesday night for the closing reception at the new Ole Red restaurant. Ole Red was inspired by Opry member Blake Shelton’s No. 1 hit, “Ol’ Red,”.
Join us for great food, music, and conversations.
Chief Education Evangelist, Google Inc.
Session Title: The Cloud Generation is going to College…Are You Ready?
Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of the web, technology, and Google tools as enabling and supporting capabilities in pursuit of creating powerful learning models. In eight years at Google, Jaime was part of the original team that launched Google Apps for universities, launched Google Apps into K12, and helped get Chromebooks off the ground and into schools.
Today he is responsible for working across all internal teams that impact education and with educational organizations around the world to help them find ways to improve the quality of education through the use of technology.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
World-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Session title: Presidential Leadership Lessons: A Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, including her most recent, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism (November, 2013). Winner of the Carnegie Medal, The Bully Pulpit is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that tumultuous time when the nation was coming unseamed and reform was in the air.
President, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Scholar. Trailblazer. Exemplary higher education leader and first Latina to lead one of the six presidentially-based higher education associations in Washington D.C.
García is an advocate for public higher education at the national level. She works to influence federal policy and regulations on behalf of member colleges and universities, serves as a resource to presidents and chancellors as they address state policy and emerging campus issues, develops collaborative partnerships and initiatives that advance public higher education, and directs a strategic agenda that focuses on public college and university leadership for the 21st century.
Everyone knows Nashville as Music City, but it could also be called Food City, Art City, or Museum City. Learn about some of the must-sees.
Session: Nerds Choice: Tech Tool Deep Dive
Session: Advice to Action: The Best Apps to Grow Your Career
"...Ken has a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends, opportunities and challenges facing higher education.”
Steven E. Franklin, President & Vice-Chancellor, Trent University
Session: Divergent Futures: The Spectrum of Higher Ed Innovation
One of America’s most effective and experienced advocates for higher education.
Session: Higher Education, Congress and the Trump Administration: What has happened and what should we expect?
A leading voice on higher education issues.
Session: New Challenges for Higher Education
Session: Before It’s Too Late: What Planners Should Know About Cybersecurity
Session: How to Tell if Your Institution Is in Financial Peril (Assessing Your Institution’s Financial Health)