For Presenters

The Academic Chairpersons Conference is a great opportunity for you to inspire others by sharing your innovative strategies and best practices for leadership in higher education.

Submit a Proposal

The Call for Proposals closed on August 20, 2018, although late late submissions will be considered after on-time proposals are given priority. The conference schedule will be released in late September 2017. For questions or concerns, please contact Mary Marston at

Themes and Session Types

Sessions are categorized into five Themes, which help attendees find the sessions that best fit their interests and needs. Sessions vary in length and purpose, as well. Click here for more information on the themes and types of sessions that will be held at the 2018 Academic Chairpersons Conference.

New Prairie Press

NPP is our publishing platform that handles all parts of publication, from proposal submission to final publication and archiving.  Past conference proceedings are available, and presenters will be able to view and edit their proposals here.

Information for Presenters

After receiving an acceptance to present at the 2018 conference in Orlando, FL presenters can find essential information and tips to help prepare for their sessions and write papers for the proceedings here.