2015 CUMU Engagement Academy Agenda






Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Academy Registration/Breakfast

(Attendees should arrive the night before if traveling out of town)


9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Getting Engaged: Welcome, Introductions, Academy Framework

John Christensen, University of Nebraska Omaha 


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leading Engagement in Higher Education: Tying Public Engagement to Institutional Priorities

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Participants sit by action plan (AP) purpose. Discuss table topics


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.  

Leading External Partnerships      


3:00 – 3:15 p.m.


3: 15 – 4:00 p.m.  

Leading Internal Partnerships

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Advancing the Action Plan

Clarify and refine your Action Plan’s purpose, leadership, partner roles—internal and external (Faculty consultation available)         


Dinner On Your Own


6:30 – 8:00 p.m.   

Team-Faculty Consultation (optional)                                 


Saturday, October 10, 2015


 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.



 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Check In/ Report Out

 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leading Monitoring and Measuring  


 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Leading Resource Development         


 3:00 – 3:15 p.m.


 3:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Advancing the Action Plan

Clarify and refine your action plan’s monitoring and measuring and  resourcing; strengthening the unit as a strong engagement unit (Faculty consultation available)    



Dinner on Your Own

Preparation for Critical Friends presentation 


Sunday, October 11, 2015

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.



8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Critical Friends: Consultation and Critique

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leading Engagement Beyond the Academy

12:00 noon


2:00 p.m.

Annual Conference Opening Symposium

The Sunday afternoon Symposium, held at the UNO’s Community Engagement Center, will focus on this new facility.  The symposium conversation will feature key donors, community, and university leaders and will include a discussion of the vision, design, funding ,and implementation of this one-of-a-kind building. Audience questions will be encouraged. Following the session, the facility will be open for touring during a reception and poster session. Register for the annual conference.


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