What to Expect

  • Remarkable content from 60+ concurrent sessions led by higher ed peers and subject-matter experts
  • Leave energized with practical takeaways and inspiration
  • Connect with hundreds of higher ed HR professionals who are celebrating and wrestling with many of the same campus ups and downs you do

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Advanced registration starts at $710.

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Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, longest-serving president of Paul Quinn College, will kick off the conference by sharing how to become more aware and comfortable when engaging with issues of race, and how to reduce racial blinds spots to create a diverse workforce. Next, Whitney Johnson, a leading business thinker, will share how to build your A-team and lead them up the S-curve of change by embracing and managing disruption. Then, hear from Michele Norris, Peabody Award-winning journalist and executive director of The Bridge, The Aspen Institute’s new program on race, identity, connectivity and inclusion.


Conference Scholarships

Interested in attending the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2019, but need some financial assistance to get there? Scholarships, which cover registration and hotel stay,* are available. Although past recipients are not eligible, others from their institutions are welcome to apply. The deadline to apply...
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Preconference Workshops

Whether you are a seasoned CHRO or new to higher ed, CUPA-HR’s preconference workshops are designed with you in mind. These interactive gatherings will cover a variety of topics. This year’s workshops include: CHRO Summit HR’s Role in Creating a Welcoming Campus That Celebrates Difference...
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Supersize your conference learning when you drop by for one of our microsessions during the breaks. Each session will be tiny in terms of size and time, but huge on information and insight. What is a Microsession? Packing information and insight on a topic into a fifteen-minute segment,...
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Conference Hotel

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard, Aurora, CO


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