2016 TIAA Institute Higher Education Leadership Conference

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2016 TIAA Institute Higher Education Leadership Conference

November 16 - 17, 2016
New York, NY
by invitation only

The TIAA Institute hosted the Higher Education Leadership Conference (HELC).

HELC offered opportunities for higher education leaders to explore the drivers of change and innovation at U.S. colleges and universities.

  • Relevant, actionable information — Attendees gain new insights and perspectives on higher education’s most pressing challenges.
  • Dynamic speakers — Presenters are thought leaders redefining how institutions create, deliver and fund outstanding educational programs.
  • Networking opportunities — Connect with colleagues, exchange ideas and share best practices.

The theme of the 2016 HELC was Waves of Change. Agenda topics included Achieving a Winning 21st Century Higher Education Talent Pool, Innovation, Transformation and Change Leadership, The Power and Potential of Diversity and Inclusion, Leaving a Legacy through Successful Fundraising, The Power of Brand: Protecting the Priceless—Your Reputation, 2016 Presidential Elections: A Postmortem on the Impact of Media in Shaping Public Policy, Implications of the Election on Higher Education, What REALLY is Changing in Higher Education, and 2016 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Lecture and Lessons on Leadership.

Dates & Location

Wednesday, November 16 – Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017

Who Attended

Presidents, chancellors, provosts and CFOs from a diverse set of institutions representing all sectors of higher education. Attendees also included higher education association leaders and scholars, media representatives, and other senior college and university decision makers.

Speakers and Presentations
Authenticity—key to innovation
Diversity and inclusion at every level of the organization