Natchitoches Event Center
750 2nd Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
This event will follow the COVID-19 protocols set forth in UL System guidance which state that masks will be required in areas of high or substantial transmission.
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Wednesday, March 9
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Welcome Reception
Thursday, March 10
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Conference Programming
4:30 p.m. Networking Reception
Friday, March 11
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Conference Programming
The 2022 Universities of Louisiana For Our Future Conference Keynote is Carol Geary Schneider. Dr. Schneider is president emerita of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and a Fellow with Lumina Foundation where she is working on initiatives related to equitable access to high quality learning. The conference kicks off March 10 at 9 a.m. with a discussion from Dr. Schneider about why civic inquiry and engagement should be a part of all students' learning.
Core Community: Engaging the student holistically
Student Health, Power Based Violence, Free Expression, Mental Health, International Students, Study Abroad, Issues of Poverty, Student Organizations, Student Services, Campus Culture, Adult Learners
Core Mission: Fulfilling our purpose through teaching and research
Scholarship and Research, Academic Freedom, Faculty Development, Pedagogical Technique, Research Practices, Online and Hybrid Delivery, Mentorship
Core Performance: Operating through a lens of stewardship and strategic growth
Removing Barriers, Financial Practices, Institutional Research, Technology, Marketing and Communication, Campus Infrastructure, Public-Private Partnerships, Enrollment Management, Admissions, Auxiliary Services, Athletics, Leadership Development
The themes below will be highlighted throughout the conference and will be considered when reviewing session proposals. Priority themes will be indicated within conference sessions to allow attendees to curate their conference experiences.
The For Our Future Conference could not be possible without our sponsors who show their support for innovative programming at our schools. We are offering a wide range of opportunities to increase a company’s visibility and promote products to front line users. Through the University of Louisiana System Foundation, sponsors and exhibitors help us keep our commitment to invest in our faculty, staff, and students who are the future of Louisiana.