September 8, 2023 | Issue # 244
AACC has long been tracking leadership transitions at community colleges. This week, we’ve released a new report that dives deeper into the data, including a closer look at demographics. It’s important to look at this information so we can plan for the future. You can download the report directly here. You also will get a printed copy mailed to you.
Also, we’ve just opened the Call for Abstracts for the 2024 AACC Annual. You can learn more in the “Must Know” section.
Community college enrollments overall appear to be blooming this fall in varying degrees, according to reports from more than a dozen colleges and systems that responded to an inquiry from Community College Daily. Learn more here.
High school students learned skills required to prepare for a career in the transportation service industry during a summer camp at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Get the details in the AACC 21st Century Center blog.
Today, AACC has opened the Call for Abstracts for the 2024 AACC Annual, which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, April 5-9. The theme of the conference is “Racing Toward a Better Future.” Have you thought about presenting at AACC Annual? Now is the time to submit your session proposal. The Call for Abstracts closes October 31 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). AACC Annual registration will open next week.
AACC will hold its fall commission, committee and board meetings November 14-17 in Pentagon City, Virginia. If you are on an AACC commission, please register by October 23 for the meeting. All the details are listed here.
AACC currently seeking nominations to serve on AACC’s Presidents Academy Executive Committee. If you are interested, please send an email expressing your interest to Chief of Staff Tammy Reichelt by September 15, 2023. Click here to learn more about the PAEC
The National Economic Council and Domestic Policy Council met Monday, August 28, and discussed opportunities to strengthen partnerships between labor unions and community colleges to help more workers train for and access good jobs in advanced manufacturing. AACC Senior Vice President for Academic & Workforce Development Jen Worth was in attendance, as were administrators from several AACC member institutions
On Wednesday, September 6, I participated in the Homeland Security Academic Partnership Council (HSAPC) inaugural meeting where I serve as Vice-Chair.