Administrators Conference & New Chairs School Schedule
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March 14  
8am - 5pm ACSP Governing Board Meeting
10:30am - 5pm      New Chairs School Sessions
  • Dealing with Difficult Management Situations: Lessons & Suggestions
  • Small Group Discussions
  • Annual Reviews/Tenure/Promotion
  • Accreditation: Hints & Lessons
  • Working with APA: Best Practices
5pm - 6:30pm Early Arrivals Reception
Hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
7pm - 10pm Deans Dinner
Hosted by UMN Dean Laura Bloomberg
March 15  
8am - 5:15pm Conference Sessions & Events
8:15am - 9:30am Keynote Michael Goh, UMN Office of Equity & Diversity
  Concurrent AM Sessions
  • Curriculum Updating & Envisioning
  • Research & Faculty Metrics & Analytics
  • Deans & Provosts Panel on Department-College Relationships
  • Enrollment Trends & Strategies 
12:30pm - 1:45pm Keynote Alene Tchourumoff, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank
  Concurrent PM Sessions
  • Academic Leaders Workshop on Preventing Sexual Misconduct with Illusion Theater
  • Provosts Panel on Managing Free Speech
  • Advancing Curriculum Innovation in Planning Courses: Insights from Lincoln Institute & ACSP Partnership
7pm - 9pm Conference Dinner & President Elect Town Hall Meeting
March 16  
8:15am - 2pm Conference Sessions & Events
  Concurrent AM Sessions
  • Diversity Data & Initiatives in Planning Programs/Departments
  • Capacity Building for the New Urban Agenda
  • Supporting & Evaluating Engaged Planning Scholarship
  • Academic Engagement with the APA Research Agenda
  • Advancing Global Education & Supporting International Students
12:30pm - 2pm Keynote with Jennifer Evans-Cowley, University of North Texas


The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.


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