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Presidents Institute

The Presidents Institute is CIC's premier event, bringing presidents of independent colleges and universities together for networking, problem-solving, and sharing of ideas among colleagues leading similar institutions. In recent years, CIC's Presidents Institute has become the largest annual meeting of college and university presidents, regularly bringing together more than 330 higher education chief executives. The Institute includes a program for new presidents and presidential spouses.

 2017 Presidents Institute

The 2017 Presidents Institute will take place January 4–7 in Orlando, FL.



 Upcoming Dates and Locations


Upcoming dates and locations for the Presidents Institute:

  • January 4–7, 2018 (Marco Island, FL)
  • January 4–7, 2019 (Scottsdale, AZ)

 Previous Presidents Institutes