Past Event

2014 Academic Advising Administrators' Institute

February 6-8 held at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque, NM

The Institute is designed for all levels of advising administrators: Those who are aspiring to become Administrators and those new to Advising Administration at all levels come learn the basics and network with others new to administration as well as those experienced administrators from whom you can learn valuable 'hands-on' information. This program is also geared to experienced advising administrators who are looking to improve their academic advising programs.



4:00-7:00 p.m. Registration


7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome & Plenary Session
  • Initiating Change: Leading from Your Position and Cultural Changes for Student Success
9:15-9:30 a.m. Break
9:30-11:00 a.m. Small Group Discussions
11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Plenary Session
  • Creating a Culture of Teaching and Learning in the Advising Experience of Students
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch (included)
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

2:30-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
  • Administering Advising Programs in Difficult Fiscal Times
  • Leading the Charge to Develop an Assessment Plan for Academic Advising
  • Connecting Academic Advising to National Conversations about Learning
  • Maintaining Harmony & Building Staff Morale
4:00-5:45 Small Group Discussions
5:45-6:45 p.m. Optional Hosted Networking/Cash Bar
6:45 p.m. Dinner on your own


8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Registration
7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (included)

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions
  • Hiring and Evaluating Academic Advisors
  • Program Assessment: The Administrator's Role
  • Strengthening Your Leadership by Developing Your Team
  • Fulfilling the Potential of Academic Advising: Engaging Faculty Advisors
9:45-11:00 a.m.

Small Group Discussions

11:00-11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Plenary Session
  • Embracing the Role of Academic Advising in Supporting Student Success
12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:30-5:30 p.m.

Consultation Sessions

    1:30-2:30 p.m. Optional Presentation
    • Exhibitor Presentation: Is Your Technology Simply Paving the Cow Paths? by GradesFirst
    2:30-4:00 p.m. Optional Round table
    • Aspiring and New Administrator Round-table
    5:30 p.m. Dinner on your own


    8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration
    7:30-8:30 a.m.

    Breakfast (included)

    8:30-9:30 a.m Concurrent Sessions
    • Research in Academic Advising
    • Legal Issues in Higher Education
    • Developing and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes
    • Developing and Implementing Advisor & Staff Training and Development Programs
    9:30-9:45 a.m. Break
    9:45-11:45 a.m. Small Group Discussions
    11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (included)
    1:00-3:30 p.m. Small Group Discussions
    3:30 p.m. Ending time- Thank you for attending!

    Registration Information

    Administrators' Institute On/After 1/17/13
    NACADA Member $720
    Nonmember $820

    Hotel Information

    Hotel Albuquerque
    800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW | Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

    $140 (Single/Double)