Call for Proposals

EACUBO invites you to submit a proposal for the EACUBO 2017 Annual Meeting.

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 will be considered for the 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • 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.