131st Annual Meeting 2016

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
131st Annual Meeting and Conference

Educational Effectiveness through Accreditation

Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA
December 7-9, 2016

Conference Program


Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker/NEASC General Session 
Mae C. Jemison
Astronaut and physician, first African-American woman to explore space, leader of 100-Year Starship Initiative

Luncheon Speaker
David Gergen
Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

Higher Education Special Event 
The Capitol Steps
nationally acclaimed politically satire troupe

Keynote Speakers/Higher Education Sessions
Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed, Wasington DC

Hans de Witt
Director, Center for Internationalization of Higher Education and professor Implications for Quality Assurance Work, Boston College. MA

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

William D. (Bro) Adams
Chairman, National Endowment for Humanities. Washington, DC

Keynote Speakers/K-12 Sessions
Will Richardson
author, thought leader, and long-time high school teacher

Jeffrey J. Selingo
author, thought leader and award-winning Washington Post writer