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Upcoming Events

ACE/NASH Leadership Academy

April 12, 2018
The 2018 Leadership Academy will be conducted over two in-person meetings.  The first is on January 17 – 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.  The second will be held on April 12 in Chicago.  

The Leadership Academy is designed to support systems in the development of high-performing teams that facilitate large-scale change, enhance campus and system performance, and scale best practices across multiple campuses.  

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NASH TS3 Convening

April 12 – 13, 2018
Our NASH TS3 Convening will be held on April 12-13, 2018 in Chicago, IL.  The meeting will begin at 2:00 pm on April 12 and conclude at 2:00 pm on April 13 at the Westin O’Hare. 

Highlights for this year’s event include:

  • Keynotes from Nancy Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor Emerita and Jillian Kinzie, Center for Postsecondary Research & NSSE
  • Focus sessions on our target interventions: Predictive Analytics, High Impact Practices, and Math Pathways
  • Exploration of the drivers of student success
  • Structured planning time for system/campus teams

Please contact Krissy Haynes ( for additional details.

2018 Meetings

  • April 12: ACE-NASH Leadership Academy, Chicago
  • April 12 – 13: NASH TS3 Network Meeting, Chicago
  • April 22: NASH Board & System Heads Meeting, San Francisco in conjunction with AGB
  • July 9 or 10*: NASH Board & System Heads Summer Meeting, Park City, UT in conjunction with SHEEO
  • August 7*: NASH CAO Network Meeting, Denver in conjunction with SHEEO Policy Conference
  • November 11*: NASH Board & Annual Meeting, New Orleans in conjunction with APLU

For more information or to RSVP, please email

* Date is subject to change


HIPs TS3 Project Announcement
November 2017

Four systems chosen to participate in a focused project on High Impact Practices and Equity-Minded Learning Pathways funded by Lumina: University System of Georgia, the Tennessee Board of Regents, the Montana University System, and the University of Wisconsin System.

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Lumina Funds Taking Student Success to Scale
September 2017

In September, Lumina Foundation awarded NASH $1.2 million over two years to support deeper implementation of certain aspects of our holistic strategy for student success, Taking Student Success to Scale (TS3). Four systems will be selected through a competitive process to participate directly in this work, with a focus on high impact practices and equity-minded learning pathways.

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NASH Newsletter
May 2017

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NASH Newsletter
October 2017

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Letter to Secretary Kelly
February 2017

NASH joined ACE and other major higher education associations in a letter to Secretary Kelly regarding the recent executive order on visas and refugees.

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the Letter
Moving the College Readiness & Success Needle Webinar
January 2017

Collaboration between K12 and Higher Ed is one of the most important pieces we can strengthen and put in place to help our students.  In January, we hosted a webinar along with CCSSO and SHEEO to highlight two states, Tennessee and South Dakota, that are working together to help ensure students are ready for college and careers.  We had excellent participation with over 150 representatives from both Higher Ed and K-12.

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the Webinar