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2013 Presidents Institute

Catalysts for the Common Good

January 4, 2013
January 7, 2013
· Innisbrook Hotel · Palm Harbor, Florida
New Presidents Program: January 3–4
Spouses Program: January 4–7

Independent colleges and universities have remarkable track records of preparing engaged citizens and experts in fields of national priority. These institutions rely little on federal or state tax dollars yet contribute substantially to local and regional economies. Stereotypes persist of private colleges serving only affluent individuals and not the common good, yet our institutions graduate proportionally more low-income, first-generation, and other students with the greatest need for access to college. By their commitment to the liberal arts, reasoned debate, and participatory decision making, independent colleges and universities serve the needs of society. (Read more.)


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 We Have an App for That


New this year is a conference app, Guidebook. Institute participants can download the free mobile guide now to their smartphones, tablets, or laptop computers. Guidebook provides access to the most up-to-date information, including newly registered participants and last-minute schedule changes, and will be updated throughout the Institute. In addition to the complete conference schedule and lists of participants and sponsors, the app contains a map and floor plan of the Innisbrook hotel and other Institute features as well as guides to local attractions and area restaurants. Handouts and resources for some Institute sessions will be available onsite through the app. With Guidebook you will be able to create a personalized schedule, browse sponsor services, and easily connect with colleagues.
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