April 19-23, 2020

Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.    Welcome and Overview of the Program

Monday, April 20, 2020 (Day One)

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.    Review of Key Characteristics, Attributes and Skills that Institutions Look for in President or Chancellor Candidates

9:45 – 12:00 noon     Mock Interviews 

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.    Lunch

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.    Feedback on mock interviews

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.    Managing the Career Path (Choosing the Right Institutional Match, Working with Search Firms, Networking and Enhancement of Visibility) 

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (Day Two)

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.    Overview of a President’s Role in Advocacy & How do Institutions of Higher Education Make Their Best Case to Policy Makers? (National versus State Issues, Funding Issues by Type of Institution, Public Affairs and Advocacy)

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.    Current Issues Confronting Higher Education and Policy Makers (Guns on Campus, Sanctuary Institutions, Freedom of Expression, Cybersecurity Concerns, etc.)

11:00 – 12:00 noon     What to expect from HACU’s National Capitol Forum

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.    HACU National Capitol Forum Opening Plenary Luncheon

1:30 – 5:00 p.m.    Participants Attend HACU’s Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (Day Three)

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.    Participants Attend HACU’s Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education

Thursday, April 23, 2020 (Day Four)

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.    Discussion Questions: How does this experience affect my own orientation to the institutions with which I hope to be affiliated and the possible role that I can play with respect to advocacy and service at my current institution? (Small and Large Group Discussions)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.    Closing Remarks, Observations and Reminders Regarding the Planned International Experience 

11:00 a.m.    Fellows Return Home


The Seminar will follow a similar agenda for the 2020-21 Academia class.
The dates will be April 11-15, 2021.