A Message from ACAO President

       Kathy E. Johnson

Dear Colleague, 
When I first became executive vice chancellor for academic affairs in 2014, I immediately recognized how important it would be to be part of a broader professional network of other CAOs. By definition, there’s only one of us at each of our campuses, and a lot of the work can be challenging and fraught with issues that demand confidentiality.  Read more...


Ask A Provost 
NEW Program for ACAO Members

The Ask a Provost program provides sitting chief academic officers (CAOs) who are members of ACAO with an opportunity for a confidential conversation with a retired CAO about day to day challenges or more complex planning issues inherent in the role. Given the complexity of the job, CAOs may benefit from a neutral third-party to serve as a sounding board. Ask a Provost was created by the ACAO Advisory Council and offers a confidential, safe space for open peer-to-peer exchange. This service is a FREE resource for ACAO members. Read more...

Ask Your Questions HERE



NEW Webinar Offered
in Conjunction with APLU

Strategies for Effective Executive Sponsorship of Adaptive Courseware Initiatives

Academic leadership is needed to support efforts to initially pilot and scale the use of adaptive courseware. Join us for the third webinar of the Personalized Learning Consortium’s 2019-2020 series on adaptive course implementation. Dr. Kelvin Bentley, digital learning consultant, will moderate an engaging discussion with Dr. Laura Niesen de Abruna, Provost for York College of Pennsylvania and immediate Past President and Chair of the Nominations Committee of the Association of Chief Academic Officers, Dr. Marisela Rodriguez, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs of Laredo College, and Dr. Gregory Ochoa, Dean of Academic Affairs for West Virginia University Potomac State College. These academic leaders will share insights from their experiences supporting adaptive courseware and digital learning implementation projects.

This webinar is directed towards administrators, but members of the higher education community are welcome to attend.

Friday 11/15 at 12pm ET | 9am PT.

Click Here for Registration Link

Please join us for this exciting discussion on Friday, November 15 at 
12:00pm ET/9:00am PT for this free webinar.


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Welcome to the 2019 Board of Directors!


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