Hosts and Sponsors


The Council of Independent Colleges is an association of nearly 700 nonprofit independent liberal arts colleges and universities and higher education affiliates and organizations that work together to strengthen college and university leadership, sustain high-quality education, and enhance private higher education’s contributions to society.

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities is the leadership association of 430 public colleges and universities “Delivering America’s Promise” through their common commitment to access, affordability, and educational opportunity. Enrolling more than 3 million students, these institutions fulfill the expectations of a public university by working for the public good through education, stewardship, and engagement.