Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

Patriot League Chief Academic Officers Annual Conference

Skyline of Baltimore Inner Harbor

Join us for the 2018 Patriot League Chief Academic Officers Annual Conference hosted at Loyola University Maryland from September 26 - 27, 2018. 

Conference Schedule

Shuttle transportation from the Radisson at Cross Keys to Loyola University Maryland and other Patriot League CAO Conference events will be provided, excluding your arrival to and departure from the conference.

To register for the Patriot League CAO Annual Conference, please visit the CAO Conference Registration Page.

To download a copy of the Patriot League CAO Annual Conference, click here.

 Wednesday, September 26  
2:30 p.m. Shuttle transportation from Hotel to Loyola Radisson at Cross Keys
2:45 - 3 p.m. Check-in at Loyola University Maryland College Center Conference Room 113
3 - 3:15 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Amanda Thomas, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Loyola University Maryland

 
3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

The Tensions Between Academic and Athletic Priorities
Abu Rizvi, Provost, Lafayette College

 
4:20 - 4:30 p.m. Break  
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Diversity in Faculty Hiring and Retention
Ken Belanger, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Colgate University

 
5:45 - 7 p.m.

Placed Based Justice Work at Loyola: York Road Tour
Erin O'Keefe, Director of the Center for Community Service and Justice and the York Road Initiative, Loyola University Maryland

 
7:15 - 8:30 p.m. Dinner Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J. Alumni House
 8:30 p.m. Shuttle transportation from Loyola to Hotel  
 Thursday, September 27  
7:45 a.m. Shuttle transportation from Hotel to Loyola Radisson at Cross Keys
8:15 - 8:40 a.m. Breakfast College Center Conference Room 114
8:40 - 9 a.m.

Update from the Commissioner of the Patriot League
Jennifer Heppel, Commissioner, Patriot League

College Center Conference Room 114
9 - 10 a.m.

When I Find Myself in Trouble: Communication in a Crisis
Margaret Freije, Provost and Dean of the College, College of the Holy Cross

College Center Conference Room 113
10 - 10:15 a.m. Break  
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Managing Constituencies and Politics as the Chief Academic Officer
Andrew Phillips, Academic Dean and Provost, United States Naval Academy

 
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Planning for 2019 Meeting and Conclusion  
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch and Continued Conversation*
Lunch available for continued conversation or to go, as your schedule allows.
*Shuttle service will be provided to take guests back to the Hotel if requested.

College Center Conference Room 114