Learn how to conduct internal and external analysis before establishing new academic programs at your institution.
Learn the art and science of growing your academic programs in a way that maximizes your institution’s chance of success. You will walk through a set of criteria to work through when considering whether or not to move forward with a new academic program or initiative. You will leave this event better able to assess a potential new academic program’s:
Developing a new degree program or curricula involves many stakeholders. Because of this, we encourage you to bring your program planning team that consists of: provosts, deans, department chairs, operational/resource management administrators, registrars, and institutional researchers. Whether you are planning to develop a new online, blended/hybrid, or face-to-face program, this conference will help you to effectively plan a sustaining program.
To encourage team participation, when you register two individuals a third can attend for 50% off!
Contact Tunde Brimah, Director of Program Development at Tunde@academicimpressions.com or 720-988-1220 if you’d like additional information about the program.
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be prepared to develop strategies for establishing new academic programs at your institution.
Bob led Gray's entry into the education industry and the development of Gray's proprietary industry databases and service offerings. He has worked with all of Gray's education clients, consulting Presidents, CEOs, and CMOs on business strategy, pricing, location selection, and program strategy. He is an expert in business strategy, marketing, sales and high-tech distribution channels. He has helped AT&T, Avaya, American Express, Dex Media, Qwest Communications, HP, IBM, and other clients to develop growth strategies, enter new markets, and build their sales and channel organizations. He has also led efforts that have eliminated tens of millions of dollars in cost, particularly in sales and channel management. He is a published author, whose articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Sales and Marketing Management, and other publications around the world. He received an MBA, with honors, from Harvard Business School and a BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard College.
DeWayne currently serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at Iowa Wesleyan University. Dr. Frazier’s portfolio includes the Adult and Graduate Programs, library services, academic support, international education, Registrar Office, Office of Student Development, career services, community service office, campus ministries and the university academic divisions (Business, Education, Humanities, Nursing, and Sciences). Dr. Frazier serves on the President’s Cabinet and is also a full professor in the Division of Business.
Prior to coming to Iowa Wesleyan, Dr. Frazier was the associate vice president for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School at Campbellsville University in Kentucky, where he oversaw 17 different graduate programs in various disciplines. Prior to his work at Iowa Wesleyan, Dr. Frazier served as the Senior Vice President for International Programs at Upper Iowa University (UIU). There, Dr. Frazier oversaw campus internationalization efforts, including the implementation of an international student recruitment plan and the growth of UIU’s academic extension centers abroad.
As provost of Bay Path University, Melissa Morriss-Olson serves as the chief academic officer for the university and is responsible for oversight of the daily operations and for leadership of the university in the absence of the president.
Throughout her thirty-five year career, Dr. Morriss-Olson has gained a reputation as a creative academic entrepreneur. At her current institution, she has led the re-engineering of the learning community and structure including the development of the Thumbprint—Bay Path’s distinguishing educational aspirations—as well as the Women Empowered as Learners and Leaders (WELL) program. Under her leadership, a new academic structure consisting of schools and colleges has been established and faculty resources have been diversified and strengthened. Dr. Morriss-Olson has led the development and launch of twenty plus new graduate degree programs, resulting in a significant increase in student enrollment.
In her previous roles at North Park University in Chicago, she overhauled the enrollment management program, resulting in a 300% increase in total enrollment and founded and directed the nationally recognized Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management, one of the first academic centers of its kind in the country, and held the first Axelson endowed professorship in nonprofit management.
Chris has over 20 years of experience in higher education enrollment management, marketing, and academic administration. He is currently chief enrollment and marketing officer for University College at the University of Denver, which offers over 50 degrees and certificates and comprehensive non-credit programming to over 2,000 students. Chris currently chairs the Marketing, Enrollment, and Student Services network for the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), and also serves as an associate consultant for Ruffalo Noel Levitz, where he was one of 11 higher education leaders chosen to launch the firm’s adult, online, and graduate practice, and consults on strategic enrollment management, marketing, new program development, and program review and assessment. Chris has taught graduate online and face-to-face courses in marketing and higher education administration for over 15 years, and lectures and presents at conferences around the world on a range of topics, including enrollment management and marketing, higher education policy, and study abroad. He possesses a bachelor’s degree and MBA from North Park University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago.
Lori serves as a Vice President at the Western Association of Schools and Colleges with over 25 years experience in education. Prior to this role, she served as Provost and Accreditation Liaison Officer at Ashford University in San Diego. Previous positions include vice provost of curriculum development and innovation at Kaplan University, vice president of product strategy and development at Laureate Education, executive director of the center for student success at Walden University, and administrative roles at Saint Michael's College and Middlebury College. Throughout her career, Lori has also taught extensively, serving as a professor, thesis advisor, and mentor.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina 1441 Quivira Rd San Diego, CA 92109
To reserve your room, please click here or call 619-224-1234. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $169 for single or double occupancy, plus a $10 resort fee.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of January 17, 18 and 19, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to December 27, 2016. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early. Rooms are subject to hotel availability.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina promises incredible amenities, easy access to San Diego attractions, and impeccable service from a welcoming staff. Luxuriate in the eco-friendly, full-service spa, take a water taxi to SeaWorld San Diego, plan a day of sportfishing, stroll on the beach, or relax in a deck chair at the award-winning hotel pool and watch the boats in the marina. You’ll find the best of California coastal chic at this luxury hotel in San Diego.
San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located approximately five miles, or 15 minutes, from Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina hotel.
San Diego Airport Shuttle: The Cloud 9 Shuttle runs 24 hours daily with service to San Diego International Airport. Fare is approximately $13.00 USD per person/one way. Call 800-974-8885 for reservations.
San Diego Taxi Services: Fare is approximately $23.00 USD from the hotel to San Diego International Airport via Yellow Cab.
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