Call for Conference Proposals

The conference includes one-hour concurrent sessions focused on research and best practices in strengths development and student thriving. We welcome proposals that highlight the following:

Institutional Leadership

  • Leadership approaches that are effective in developing a campus culture committed to strengths development as a vehicle to foster student thriving.
  • Leadership research that highlights best practices in leading change in higher education.

Teaching and Learning

  • Pedagogical research and practices (i.e. teaching delivery, curriculum design, evaluation, etc.) that promote engaged learning, strengths development, and academic thriving.

Student Life

  • Programmatic and other co-curricular efforts committed to strengths development, student growth, and building a thriving community.

All proposals will be evaluated for their clarity, significance and relevance of the topic to university educators, evidence of effectiveness, and innovation.

Submission Process and Guidelines

  1. The deadline to submit proposal abstracts is August 15, 2014.
  2. Use the form below to submit your proposal for review.
  3. Proposals will be peer-reviewed and notification of acceptance will be extended to select authors by September 1, 2014.
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