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2023 Presidential Spouse Track

Registered spouses of ACCU member presidents are welcome to attend scheduled Annual Meeting events, including receptions, meals, and program sessions with the exception of the presidents-only business meeting on Monday morning. 


In addition to Annual Meeting programming, below are activities designed specifically for ACCU presidential spouses and that are included in your Annual Meeting registration:


Please note all times are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

Saturday, February 4

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

Presidential Spouses Breakfast
Join fellow spouses for a welcome breakfast before the excursion.

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Spouses Excursion

9:00 a.m.  Meet by the Registration Desk to board the bus

Part I: Saint John Paul II National Shrine
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: A 45-60-minute guided tour through their 9 gallery museum on the life and legacy of Saint John Paul II.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Free time to explore the Shrine on your own.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lunch in the dining area

Part II: Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Tour of the Shrine
2:00 p.m.: Bus returns to the Capital Hilton Hotel.

Sunday, February 5
7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Presidential Spouses Breakfast
California Room

Enjoy breakfast with fellow spouses on this full day of Annual Meeting program content. 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Presidential Spouses Lunch and Speaker
California Room

Speaker and presidential spouse: Dr. Fran Pestello, Saint Louis University
Join your presidential spouse colleagues for fellowship and conversations over lunch.

Monday, February 6
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Presidential Spouses Breakfast
California Room

Enjoy breakfast with other presidential spouses on the last day of the 2023 Annual Meeting. 


















A special thank you to the presidential spouses who planned this year's program!

Dan Burns, Presidential Spouse, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Dana Lentini, Presidential Spouse, Molloy University
Melynda Ludwick, Presidential Spouse, St. Thomas University, Houston
Kelli Nyre, Presidential Spouse, Seton Hall University