Conference History

 

2017- Unpacking Issues in Student Affairs
President: Dr. Willie Banks, Indiana State University
Conference Chair: Al Perone, Indiana State University

2016 – Forecasting Student Affairs: Impacting Campus Climate
President: Dr. Kory Vitangeli, University of Indianapolis
Conference Chair: Dr. Kory Vitangeli, University of Indianapolis & Dr. Ruth Rodgers, Marian University

2015 – Navigating Critical Issues in Student Affairs
 President: Dr. Kay Bales
  Conference Chair: Dr. Tiffany Peters and Katie Slabaugh

2014 – Monumental Opportunities
President: Dr. Zebulun R. Davenport, IUPUI
Conference Chair: Dr. Joe Hayes, IUPUI

2013 – Gateway to Success in Student Affairs
President: Harold “Pete” Goldsmith, Indiana University
Conference Chair: Suzanne Phillips, Indiana University

2012 – Reflections on the Past, Visions for the Future
President: Dr. Levester Johnson, Butler University
Conference Chairs: Dorian Shager, DePauw University; Irene Stevens, Butler University

2011 – Crossing Bridges for Student Success
President: Dr. George McClellan, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Conference Chairs: Chris Dickson, Indiana Tech; Chris Douse, IPFW; Kasey Price, IPFW; Dani Witzigreuter, Indiana Tech

2010 – Rise to the Challenge: Creative Solutions in Student Affairs
President: Ruth Rodgers, Marian University and Sara Smith, Ivy Tech Community College
Conference Chair: Kory Vitangeli, University of Indianapolis

2009 – Partnering at the Crossroads of Change
President: Dr. Thomas Ramey, Indiana State University
Conference Chair: Al Perone, Indiana State University

2008 – Elect to Connect
President: Karen M. Whitney, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Conference Chairs: Daniel M. Maxwell and Pamela King, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

2007 – The Next Frontier: Innovation, Success, Advancement, Achievement
President: Thomas B. Robinson, Purdue University
Conference Chair: Pablo Malavenda, Purdue University

2006 – Making The Connections
President: Kay Bales, Ball State University
Conference Chair: Katie Slabaugh, Ball State University

2005 – Discovering, Inventing, and Lighting the Way
President: Ellis F. Hall, III, Franklin College
Conference Chair: Pablo Malavenda, Purdue University

2004 – Shaping Up in Student Affairs through Strength, Flexibility, and Endurance
President: Richard McKaig, Indiana University
Conference Chair: Suzanne Phillips, Indiana University

2003 – Current Affairs in Student Affairs
President: David Wantz, University of Indianapolis
Conference Chair: Corbin Smyth, Indiana University

2002 – Appreciating the Past, Anticipating the Future
President: Levester Johnson, Butler University
Conference Chair: Tamara Rice, Purdue University