Provosts Summit at NAFSA 2017

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2017 Registration

May 31-June 1, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Participants at Provost Summit NAFSA 2017 will explore the evolving challenges of leadership in a time of political and cultural uncertainty. Colleges and universities have made significant strides in preparing all students to thrive in a complex and interconnected world. However, many of the foundations of international education and global learning are under attack. During the Provost Summit, participants will work with peers to identify the most pressing global issues they face on campus and hear from noted thought leaders from the academy, the media, and the international relations world to begin to imagine strategies to successfully meet these challenges.

Benefits of Attending

  • Address key issues in comprehensive internationalization and global learning
  • Participate in conversations designed for and led by academic leaders
  • Network with chief academic officers from across the country and around the world
  • Tour the International Education Expo Hall and connect with more than 400 institutions

Registration Rates

$349 – Provosts Summit registration for campus provosts and chief academic officers only. Complimentary access to the full NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference and Expo is included for Provosts Summit attendees. Contact provosts@nafsa.org.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

4:00 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Address: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
VIP Seating available for Presidents and Provosts

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Academic Leadership Reception
Presidents and Provosts to be joined by Senior International Officers

Thursday, June 1, 2017

8:00 a.m.– 8:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast and Opening Session
Framing the Day
Debra W. Stewart, President emerita and Senior Scholar at the Council of Graduate Schools

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Knowledge, Power, and Populism: Universities in a Changing International Order
A Conversation with Richard N. Haass, President of the Council for Foreign Relations (Invited) moderated by Dr. Esther D. Brimmer, Executive Director and CEO of NAFSA

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Breakout Session
President’s Perspective: Supporting Global Learning

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Table Discussions

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch
Keynote Address: Strengthening Communities: Youth Culture and Campus Culture
Haroon K. Ullah, PhD, Secretary of State Policy Planning Staff, US Department of State

1:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.

Making the Case for Global Learning and International Education in a Complex Political and Cultural Climate
Panel moderated by Dr. Esther D. Brimmer, Executive Director and CEO of NAFSA

2:30 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.

Concluding Remarks/Next Steps
Debra W. Stewart, President emerita and Senior Scholar at the Council of Graduate Schools

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Guided Tour of NAFSA 2016 International Education Expo Hall

4:00 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Address: Dr. Shirin Ebadi
VIP Seating available for Presidents and Provosts

2017 Presenters

Presenter bios

Sponsor

NAFSA thanks The California State University System for its generous support of this event.

The California State University System