2019 Conference Program Team Information

The following criteria will be used to evaluate all applicants. The Conference Program Team Chair and ACUI are looking for individuals to serve on the team who are:

  • Capable of expressing opinions openly and honestly while supporting group decisions.
  • Knowledgeable of issues and trends in our profession and higher education.
  • Willing to work hard and communicate concerns while undertaking responsibilities.

And someone who:

  • Meets deadlines
  • Believes in ACUI's mission and values.
  • Possesses strong communication skills as well as a sense of humor.
  • Understands and supports the association's commitment to the core competencies of our knowledge-based professional association.
  • Practices civility and inclusiveness as a member of a working group.
  • Commits to making team meetings and responsibilities a priority.

Each applicant must have institutional support for their involvement. Your institution must support your attendance at the:

  • 2019 annual conference in Indianapolis
  • 2018 annual conference in Anaheim

Each candidate must also be available to attend the Conference Program Team's working meetings in Indianapolis. Expenses for these meetings are covered by the association. The dates for the meetings are not yet confirmed but will take place within the following timeframe:

  • CPT planning meeting in the second half of 2017.
  • Arrive before the annual conference in Anaheim for a CPT meeting in March 2018.
  • CPT planning meeting in mid-2018.

Application Timeline

April 21             2019 Conference Program Team Application Deadline
April 21–28       Application review period by the Screening Committee
May 1–19          Schedule and conduct phone interviews
May 31              2019 Conference Program Team announced      

Apply here by April 21

Application Screening and Interview Committee

The Screening Committee will include the conference chair, members of the ACUI Central Office staff, and three ACUI volunteers with related experience. The Screening Committee will review all applications and will determine which candidates to further interview for the 2019 Conference Program Team via phone.  All interviews will be conducted by the conference chair, members of the ACUI Central Office staff, and at least one member of the Screening Committee. All candidates will be asked the same questions.

Questions can be directed to:

Heather Beasley
2019 Conference Program Team Chair
Director of Student Involvement and the Krach Leadership Center
Purdue University


Updated March 2, 2017