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The ACCU calendar lists events taking place around the country with a focus on Catholic higher education. Included are both conferences sponsored by ACCU and those that are related to member campuses. To submit an event that may be of interest to Catholic higher education, please e-mail


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May 2016
The New Evangelization and Higher Education: The Vision of Pope Francis  
Monday, May 23, 2016 - Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
June 2016
Rising Voices: Leadership and Transformation Conference 2016  
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Friday, June 24, 2016
Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ

Join us June 22-24, 2016, at Caldwell University for the Rising Voices conference to address social and financial pressures on today's Catholic colleges and universities. Attendees of this groundbreaking new event will collaborate with peers and come away with concrete, practical ideas to:

  • Reduce costs while maintaining student success
  • Increase income streams
  • Effectively manage admissions and enrollment
  • Understand the strategic difference between maintaining existing strengths and building new alliances

July 2016
ASACCU 2016 National Conference  
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - Thursday, July 21, 2016
St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI
August 2016
ACCU Mission Officer Institute  
Monday, August 1, 2016 - Thursday, August 4, 2016
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL
Contact:    Jeffrey Gerlomes
(202) 457-0650 ext. 231
Interfaith Leadership Institute
Friday, August 5, 2016 - Sunday, August 7, 2016
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Interfaith Leadership Institutes (ILIs) equip undergraduate students, staff, and faculty advisors with the skills to engage diverse religious and non-religious identities to build the interfaith movement on their campuses. Presented by Interfaith Youth Core.

Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons  
Sunday, August 7, 2016 - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Seattle University, WA

The Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) is planning its second biennial conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons.

The conference goals are to:

  • Emphasize EJS research in a wide variety of disciplines 
  • Build an EJS network of Jesuit institutions 
  • Inspire EJS work through the arts 
  • Highlight work being done by nonprofit and government agencies 
  • Foster interdisciplinary conversations, research, and teaching 

September 2016
Jubilee of Universities and Research Centres and of Institutions of Higher Education
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - Sunday, September 11, 2016
Rome, Italy

With the theme "Knowledge and Mercy," this initiative is supported by the Congregation for Catholic Education in collaboration with the University Pastoral Care Office of the Vicariate of Rome and the Italian Ministry of University and Research.

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