From the Kitchen

  

Greetings Colleagues!

   

While most of us are trying to thaw out from a record-setting winter, the Summit Advisory Team and I have been cookin' up a storm, preparing a memorable 10th annual Summit.

  

We'll be serving up hot topics, savory sessions, and satisfying networking events. Won't you join us at the table?

 

Jim HussonJim Husson,"Executive Chef"
(and Summit Chair)

Senior Vice President for University Advancement

Boston College

       


Chicago Awaits!

  


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>> Book your room at the Chicago Marriott Downtown

  


Keynote Sessions

  

The Business Model of U.S. Institutions of Higher Education at a Crossroads
   
Three presidents debate the path forward for higher education institutions in the face of multiple political, economic, sociological and international pressures stacked against them. Moderated by Phil Ponce.
  
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

   
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof leads the audience in a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them.
 

Youtility: Smart Marketing is About Help, Not Hype
   
If you're wondering how to make your school seem more exciting, you're asking the wrong question. You should be asking, "How can we help?" Jay Baer delivers a new approach that cuts through the clutter.
 

Being Decisive
    
Research has revealed our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases. Dan Heath introduces a four-step process designed to counteract these biases. Because the right decision, at the right moment, can make all the difference.
 

Big Ideas, Bigger Opportunities: Alternatives to Current Thinking on Higher Education
    
In a series of TED-format talks, four sharp minds give their take on the opportunities and problems associated with the contemporary model of higher education. Moderated by Tom Ashbrook.

   

>> View Full-length Keynote Session descriptions

    

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Executive Leadership Sessions

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!


• Values-Based Leadership
Harry Kraemer, Clinical Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  

• The Paid/Owned/Earned Media Riddle
Judy Franks, Lecturer, Integrated Marketing Communications, Medill Northwestern University
  

• Impactful Storytelling
Craig Wortmann, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago's Booth School of Business
  

• Tools for Effective Influence
Heather Caruso, Adjunct Associate Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Chicago's Booth School of Business