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Chief Academic Officers Institute

The Institute for Chief Academic Officers is an annual CIC event, that brings CAOs of independent colleges and universities together for networking, problem-solving, and sharing of ideas. The conference includes a workshop for new CAOs.

 2016 Institute for Chief Academic Officers

​The 2016 CAO Institute was held November 5–8 in New Orleans, LA.


 Upcoming Dates and Locations


​Upcoming dates and locations for the Chief Academic Officer Institute:

  • November 4–7, 2017 (San Antonio, TX)
  • November 3–6, 2018 (St. Louis, MO)

 Previous CAO Institutes