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Indiana Commission for Higher Education

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2012 Trustees Academy Information

A separate Trustees Academy will not be held in 2012.  The annual H. Kent Weldon Conference, to be held on Monday, April 16th, will be a joint conference of the Weldon, Student and Faculty Leadership Conferences, and the Trustees Academy.  Invitations and registration information will be forwarded to Board of Trustee members in early March.

2011 Trustees Academy Information

“Defining College Success:  Learning Outcomes Matter”

Monday, September 26, 2011
University Place Hotel & Conference Center
IUPUI Campus, 850 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN

Agenda Materials:


  • "Meeting the Big Goal:  Why Student Learning Outcomes Matter", by George Kuh, Director, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment  link
  • "The Role of the Trustee in Ensuring Student Success", by Michael Poliakoff, Vice President of Policy, American Council of Trustees and Alumni  link
  • "Learning Outcomes and Assessment at IU Kokomo:  Practices and Challenges", by Michael Harris, Chancellor, Indiana University Kokomo  link
Background Reading:
  • How Robust are the Findings of Academically Adriftlink
  • How Boards Oversee Educational Quality:  A Report on a Survey on Boards and the Assessment of Student Learning link
  • Freedom to Fail?  The Boards Role in Reducing College Dropout Rates link
  • The Degree Qualifications Profile  link
2010 Trustees Academy Information

"Challenges and Opportunities: The Fiscal Responsibilities of Trustees”

Monday, August 30, 2010
University Place Hotel & Conference Center,
IUPUI Campus, 850 W. Michigan Street,
Indianapolis, IN

Conference Agenda

Agenda (MS Word Document)

Trustees Academy Notebook

Trustees Academy Notebook (.pdf)

Speakers and Presentations:

Role and Mission of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Trustees as Partners in Fiscal Stewardship (MS PowerPoint) Anne Neal, President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Trustees as Partners in Fiscal Stewardship Remarks (.pdf) - Anne Neal, President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni

"Meeting the Big Goal: What Can Trustees Do?" (.pdf) - Jamie P. Merisotis President/CEO, Lumina Foundation for Education ICHE Trustees Academy

Strategic Finance for Colleges and Universities