Call for Proposals

EACUBO invites you to submit a proposal for the EACUBO 2018 Workshop.

We welcome submissions with in-depth and practical treatments of the following topics:

  • Financial Sustainability
  • Managing Risk
    • Cybercrime/cybersecurity
    • Emergency preparedness and crisis management
    • Managing risks involved in international programs
  • Analytics and Program Delivery
    • Business process improvements
    • Benchmarking
    • Predictive analytics
    • Program effectiveness and efficiency
    • Program unit budgeting and operations
    • Economic/business model alternatives
  • Change Management
    • Building and supporting a high-performing team
    • Succession planning
    • Workforce management including compensation and recruitment
    • Strategic partnerships/mergers
  • Enrollment Management
    • Strategic tuition pricing models
    • Financial aid strategies and tuition discounting
    • Customer relationship management (CRM)
    • Student success initiatives
    • Demographic shifts
  • Enhancing Leadership Skills
    • Effective communications to engage multiple constituents and generations
    • Negotiations
    • Managing conflict
    • Conveying financial information to others (such as faculty, staff, trustees, students)
    • Credentialing
    • Building a culture of excellence (customer service)
    • Trustee education and partnerships
  • Topics Focused on the Future of Higher Education
    • Strategic planning
    • Aging infrastructure
    • Innovation
    • Shared governance
    • Business ethics
    • Assessment and outcomes
  • Technical Fundamentals
    • Accounting update
    • Tax update
    • Legal update

Guidelines for Submissions:

  • Proposals submitted through February 21, 2017 are being considered for the EACUBO 2017 Annual Meeting. Proposals submitted after February 21, 2017 through September 25, 2017 will be considered for the 2018 Workshop.
  • Selected speakers are responsible for all expenses incurred in conjunction with the meeting, including registration, housing and travel.
  • It is strongly encouraged that each proposal include at least one presenter from an EACUBO member institution.
  • Submission of a presentation does not guarantee participation in the program.
  • Do not submit proposals unless each presenter is available to appear on any day of the meeting. Accepted proposals will not be assigned a specific speaking date and time until 2 months prior to the meeting.
  • Speakers must complete an acceptance form in order to be confirmed for a session. All speakers will receive an official confirmation letter.
  • Proposal abstract should be a brief one-paragraph summary of the presentation as it would appear in the conference program guide.
  • Include 2-3 learning objectives or audience takeaways in your description.

For more information, contact a member of the Program & Services Committee.