ACAD provides academic leaders who share a commitment to student learning and to the ideals of liberal education with networking and professional development opportunities to support them in their work as educational leaders.
ACAD is excited for our 78th Annual Meeting happening February 23-25, 2022 in St. Petersburg, FL. At this time we are planning to be fully in-person and we hope to see you there! Registration opens October 25.
The meeting is based on our very successful Deans’ Institute and includes plenary speakers, roundtable discussions, intensive workshops and general sessions. Participants can expect the same level of quality programming that ACAD is known for–including interactive sessions, case studies, small group discussions/work, and amazing networking opportunities. Read more >>>
The ACAD Board of Directors is proud to announce the recipient of the fifth annual Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership: Dr. Ross Peterson-Veatch, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Southwestern College. The award was established by ACAD to recognize individuals who exemplify excellence in academic leadership through shaping and supporting positive change on their campuses and in their communities. As an academic leader, Dr. Peterson-Veatch has facilitated necessary and positive change throughout his career. Across his leadership roles, he has focused on improving systems, implementing fair and consistent practices, and advancing the institution’s learning environment. Read the full press release here.