130th Annual Meeting 2015

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
130th Annual Meeting and Conference

Accreditation: Innovation & Accountability

Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA
December 9-11, 2015

Conference Program


Featured Speakers/General Sessions

Anant Agarwal
CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT

Siva Kumari
Director General of the International Baccalaureate, Switzerland

Ron Suskind
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author of the ground-breaking book on his son's diagnosis of regressive autism

Victoria Reggie Kennedy
Co-founder and president of the Board of Trustees for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United State Senate; authority on key strategic and political issues affecting women and children

Keynote Speakers/Higher Education Sessions

Ellen Hazelkorn
Policy Advisor to the Higher Education Authority (HEA); Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit, Dublin, Ireland; and author, Rankings and Reshaping of Higher Education, The Battle for World-Class Excellence 

Trudy W. Banta
Professor of Higher Education and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Academic Planning and Education, Indiana State University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

George Siemens
Executive Director, Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab (LINK Lab), and faculty member, University of Texas, Arlington

Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed, Wasington DC

Judith S. Eaton
President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Washington, DC