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Review the conference program booklet:


2021 Annual Meeting


Thank You for Joining Us!

We are grateful to all who attended, presented, and helped sponsor the 2021 ACCU Annual Meeting.



Selected session recordings now available:


Plenary: Healing the Soul of a Nation: The Challenge of Racial Justice
Speaker: Rev. Bryan Massingale, Fordham University

Presentation begins at approx. 30:00, following opening prayer and song.


Concurrent Session: Beyond Ex corde: Pope Francis’s Hopes for Catholic Universities
Speaker: Rev. Friedrich Bechina, FSO, Undersecretary, Congregation for Catholic Education, The Holy See


Plenary: The Future of American Higher Education
Speaker: Arthur Levine, Steinhardt Institute of Higher Education Policy, New York University

Presentation begins at approx. 13:30, following presentation of the ACCU Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC Award to Br. James Gaffney, FSC, president emeritus of Lewis University.


Plenary: Moment to See, Courage to Act
Speaker: Marie Lynn Miranda, University of Notre Dame

Presentation begins at approx. 10:15, following presentation of the ACCU Presidents’ Distinguished Service Award to Denise J. Doyle, provost emerita at the University of the Incarnate Word.


Many thanks to our 2021 Annual Meeting Task Force for their assistance in planning this year's Annual Meeting!

Deanne D'Emilio, President, Gwynedd Mercy University
Fr. Paul Fitzgerald, President, University of San Francisco
David Livingston, President, Lewis University, Co-Chair
David Quigley, Provost, Boston College
Julie Sullivan, President, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, Co-Chair
Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary's University, Calgary