June 21-25, 2021

Top Notch Legal Information and Networking. At Your Fingertips.

2021 Virtual Conference


Can’t-Miss Plenaries


Live Sessions

Plenary Sessions Fundamental to Your Practice

Hear from experts and higher education leaders on what it will take to traverse the future higher education landscape shaped by COVID-19 and remote learning, the Supreme Court cases likely to affect colleges and universities, and the political and regulatory issues of the day.

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Live Concurrent Sessions and Discussion Groups 

Choose from among 40+ live concurrent sessions and discussion groups providing high-quality legal and professional development content to help you meet the challenges of today and effectively serve your institutions. Benefit from high-quality legal content and practical insights from expert members and invited presenters. Get your questions answered and interact with colleagues from any location with an internet connection.

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Join Your Colleagues for a Virtual General Counsel Roundtable!

Wednesday, June 16
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
An informal, virtual opportunity for in-house chief legal officers to learn from one another in groups of less than 20 while sharing knowledge, ideas, challenges, and lessons learned during this challenging time for higher education. Offered free of charge this year for those who are eligible to attend.

General Counsel Roundtables

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Welcome & Opening Plenary

From Storm Clouds to Silver Linings: Using Adversity to Transform, Innovate, and Lead for the Future of Higher Education
Monday, June 21   |  11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. ET

As 2020 began, colleges and universities confronted serious but surmountable challenges. No one could have predicted what would come next. Over one year later, the higher education landscape is immensely different. The compounding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, nationwide racial justice protests, and a divisive presidential election have at once dramatically amplified the scope and importance of the challenges facing higher education and accelerated the pace at which they must be confronted. What will online and hybrid learning, the changing nature of work, and the continued commitment to diversity and inclusivity require of the higher education community? Join us at NACUA’s 2021 Virtual Conference for a discussion with distinguished higher education leaders on the bold steps, innovative strategies, and nimble decision-making required for institutions to position colleges and universities to meet the challenges that await us.

Opening Plenary

Gregory Adam Haile, Speaker, President, Broward College
Paul LeBlanc, Speaker, President, Southern New Hampshire University
Barbara Snyder, Speaker, President, Association of American Universities
Kathleen Santora, Moderator, President & CEO, NACUA

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