Keynote Speakers

Opening General Session - Wednesday, October 16th

TRUST IN TRUSTEESHIP

Barry Posner, Ph.D.

Michael J. Accolti, S.J. Chair

Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business 

Santa Clara University

Membership Celebration Luncheon - Thursday, October 17th 

THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION GOVERNANCE 

Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D.

Louisiana’s Commissioner of Higher Education

Joseph Garcia

System Chancellor 

Colorado Community College System

Sandy Caldwell, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Wyoming Community College Commission

Regional Awards Luncheon - Friday, October 18th 

 DIGITIZATION OF EDUCATION AND WORK 

Michelle Weise

Senior Vice President, Workforce Strategies;

Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Institute for the Future of Work

Strada Education Network

General Session Closing Brunch - ​Saturday, October 19th

SERVING THE NEW TRADITIONAL STUDENT

James Elliott

International President

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Student

Delaware Technical Community College

Zan Benitez

Student

Stanford University

Former Student

Bunker Hill Community College

Veteran

United States Airborne

Klayre Guzman

Staff Member

San Jose Evergreen Community College District

Former Student

UC Davis

Former Student

San Jose City College