2017 Conference

Printed version of the “At A Glance” booklet with room listings: Tri-State Conference Overview (PDF)

2017 Conference Poster
This is the 2017 Save the Date poster.

The 2017 Conference was held in Atlantic City for the 14th Tri-State Consortium Biennial Conference from April 23-26, 2017 at Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Participants received critical information from forward thinking leaders regarding trends and achievements in higher education. The 14th Biennial conference theme illuminated Access and Inclusion: Emerging Practices and Perspectives.

We are pleased about the internationally and nationally recognized speakers who came to our opening session and daily conference plenaries. We featured speakers including The Honorable Secretary of Higher Education for New Jersey – Rochelle Hendricks, Dr. Terrell Strayhorn (Ohio State University), Dr. Sylvia Hurtado (UCLA), Dr. Jamil Salmi, Tom Mortensen, Gardy Guiteau (Rowan University), Stockton University President – Dr. Harvey Kesselman, Dr. David Ferguson (Stony Brook University), MPACK Group, and Kevin D. Wright.

In addition to the full conference, the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education conducted a Leadership Institute for new or aspiring program directors and other professionals who are looking to advance their careers or further their leadership skills during the conference.

We enjoyed welcoming you to Bally’s in Atlantic City. Visit our Facebook page for photos and video links
Edith A. Corbin, Tri-State Conference Chair
Dr. Hasani Carter, President

Thank you to our 2017 conference sponsors:

Conference News

April 25: Jamil Salmi, policy expert to speak at conference

Jamil Salmi is a global tertiary education expert providing policy advice and consulting services to governments, universities, professional associations, multilateral ...
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April 24: Kevin Wright to offer strategic and analytical presentation to improve engagement

A rare combination of strategic and analytical thinking with a love for disruptive innovation, ideals and people is who Kevin ...
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April 24: Thomas Mortenson returns to the Tri-State Conference

Thomas G. Mortenson is a Senior Scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education in ...
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April 24: Sylvia Hurtado, Cooperative Institutions Research Program Leader, joins conference speaker list

Sylvia Hurtado is Professor, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, in the Division of Higher Education and Organizational ...
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April 23: Terrell L. Strayhorn, PhD to discuss student success, diversity issues

Dr. Terrell Lamont Strayhorn is Professor of Higher Education at The Ohio State University. The author of 10 books and ...
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NEW April 25: Jhan Doughty Berry, Executive Director, Educational Testing Service (ETS) Princeton, New Jersey

As the Executive Director of Learning, Development & Diversity at Educational Testing Service, Berry is responsible for the strategic direction ...
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Conference Activities: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm Leadership Institute: Open Session Presentation & Wrap-up 10:00am – 11:00am NJ Update Report ...
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Conference Activities: Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm Registration 9:00am – 10:00am Concurrent Workshops: Online Instruction as a Tool for Students ...
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Conference Weekend Activities: April 22-23

Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:00am – 1:30pm Registration 2:00pm – 6:00pm Leadership Institute Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:00am – 5:00pm ...
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