Call for Proposals 2017

Wednesday, November 1 – Friday, November 3
Arrowwood Resort
Alexandria, MN

Thank you for considering presenting a session or panel at this year’s conference.This year’s theme is ‘Steering Ahead for a Stronger Tomorrow’. Below are additional session topic ideas.

Session Topic Ideas

  • Professional/Personal Development
    • Public speaking
    • Mentoring
    • Project/Change management
    • Effective time management
  • Staff Development/Organizational Effectiveness
    • Engaging and addressing workplace concerns
    • Utilizing student workers
  • Admissions
    • PSEO and student success
    • Procedures for reviewing articulated courses
    • SEM
    • Social behaviors in predicting enrollment numbers
    • Coding a student as “new” versus “transfer”
  • Registrar
    • Extended/competency-based transcripts
    • Curriculum and catalog management
    • Creating an inclusive campus through registrar procedures
    • NSC (verifications, student tracker, reverse transfer)
    • Registrar’s toolkit
    • Registrar and Financial Aid connections
    • Benefits of student self service
    • Strategies for serving veterans
    • Veteran’s panel — student success and barriers
    • Continuous quality improvement initiatives
    • Creating meaningful metrics for measuring quality service
  • Technical
    • Survey methods
    • Online forms
    • Remote participation meeting options
    • What’s new in technology
    • Technology tips and tricks
    • Exploring data (interactive dashboards in Excel)
  • Hot topics
    • Social media and content strategy for registrars
    • Financial literacy
    • Data
    • Document management
    • Succession planning