June 24 – 27, 2018
Hilton Minneapolis

Programs for Every Level




Topic Tracks

Lawyers New to Higher Education

June 23-24

Foundation-building workshop designed to introduce the lawyer new to college and university law to the concepts, statutes, regulations, and practical knowledge needed to navigate key areas of practice.

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General Counsel Roundtables

June 23

Informal roundtable discussions designed to provide an opportunity for in-house chief legal officers to learn from one another while sharing knowledge, ideas, challenges and lessons learned.

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Access Materials Exclusively Online

Get everything you need for the Annual Conference online! Participants can download materials in real time and take notes directly onto downloaded pages. We will not be distributing hard copy materials on site. 

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Welcome & Opening Plenary


Leadership in Tumultuous Times:  Navigating Through a Climate of Discord

June 24, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 

We have assembled a distinguished panel of college and university presidents with firsthand experience navigating the myriad issues on campus posed by recent challenging times, including freedom of speech and expression, diversity and inclusivity, and democratic values. This session will explore the essential characteristics of effective leadership in this era of heightened scrutiny of higher education and the important role played by NACUA attorneys as their institutions navigate complex issues.

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