News and Opportunities From the Field

Program and Event Opportunities

The AAC&U 2022 Annual Meeting will bring together a broad and diverse community of educators, not to look back to an idealized pre-pandemic normal, but to look resolutely forward. The conference will take place in Washington D.C. on January 19-21, 2022. Learn more and register here.

AAC&U’s 2022 Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success will take place virtually and/or in-person in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 17-19, 2022. With the theme of “More Than Just Words,” this conference will go beyond the rhetoric and prioritize campus strategies, institutional culture, and accountability in operationalizing the values of equity and diversity. Learn more and register here.

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The IU Rural Conference hosted by the IU Center for Rural Engagement will take place on May 12-13, 2022 at French Lick Resort Event Center. The call for proposals is now open with a priority deadline of December 17, 2021. More details and registration coming soon. Learn more and submit a proposal here.

Hosted by IUPUI, the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the oldest and largest U.S. higher education event focused on assessment and improvement. They will resume their in-person event on October 9-11, 2022, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Hotel. The 2022 Call for Proposals is open, with a priority deadline of Friday, February 18, 2022, for proposal submissions.

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, has launched Public Health AmeriCorps, a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs. Learn more here.

Resources From the Field

Higher Education Reparations Engagement (H.E.R.E)

H.E.R.E. is a resource and networking hub for campuses and local communities that are examining their histories, responsibilities, and commitments to restorative justice and repair for the historic and current injustices of slavery and colonialism. Resources are curated for use by campuses and community organizations for addressing the acknowledgment, healings, and ending of systemic racial injustices at the institutional, local, and national levels.

Civic Holidays  

Find election engagement resources and register your activities on the Civic Holidays website. Don’t forget, National Voter Education Week is October 4 – 8, 2022.

Job Opportunities

Please refer to the Campus Compact jobs page for more resources!

Kentucky Campus Compact is looking for an AmeriCorps Program Manager: Member Support and Strategic Partnerships.