2009 ACL Conference Highlights

The ACL Annual Conference in Chicago was a great time for networking and bringing together leaders of partnerships to share ideas and experiences to continue their success in promoting collaboration in higher education. ACL is pleased to display some snaps shots taken during the conference and the Power Point presentations from their annual event.


The ACL Conference has a full house in the Opening Session with presenters: Mr. Carl Grant, Ms. Sarah Long and Mr. John Wilkin.


Tom and Mary Frances sharing more than ideas at the Topic-Specific Dinner for International Efforts.



Fred, Skip, Nettie and Catherine enjoy an opportunity to collaborate during the Dinner Caucus of University Center Directors.


ACL's Presenter, Dr. Bob Smith (center) with two of his colleagues

Larry Dotolo, ACL's Executive Director displays a tray of fine food shared during the Topic-Specific Dinner.


Dinner at the Aria Trattoria Restaurant in Washington, D.C.

Steve, Catherine, Susan, Beth and Bob collaborate before dinner on the ACL Odyssey cruise on Lake Michigan.


Bob, Ken and Susan share ideas during the ACL Dinner Cruise.


It was a cozy setting during dinner on the ACL Cruise.


June and Cathy huddle together on board the Odyssey in front of the city lights.


Catherine, David and Claire enjoy the spectacular skyline of Chicago during the ACL Dinner.


Beth, Nicola and Claire share one of many fun moments during the Dinner Cruise.


Neal, Claire and Tom are in sight of the evening's fireworks displayed over the Chicago skyline.

PowerPoint Presentations from the sessions at the 2009 ACL Conference in Chicago

Mr. Carl Grant, President, Ex Libris North America - Opening Session: Navigating Blue Oceans: Defining the Future of Educational Consortia
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Mr. John Wilkin, Executive Director, HathiTrust - Opening Session: Navigating Blue Oceans: Defining the Future of Educational Consortia
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Dr. Joe Raelin, Workshop leader, Collaborative Network Behavior: Leading "Leaderfully" in the University Consortia and Centers
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Mr. Bob Walton, Chief Executive Officer, Claremont University Consortium - The Evolving Consortial Model: How Claremont University Consortium is Redefining itself to Meet the Changing Environment
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Mr. Jason Saul, Chief Executive Officer, Mission Measurement, LLC and Ms. Barbara Allen, Director, Committee on Institutional Cooperation - Improving Performance: conveying the Impact of Your Constituents
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Mr. Gary Grace, Executive Director, university Center of Lake County - Cost Effective Access to Higher Education through University Centers
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Ms. Catherine Watt, Director, Alliance for Research on Higher Education - Cost Effective Access to Higher Education through University Centers
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Ms. Kathlene Collins, Publisher, Inside Higher Education - Collaborative Recruiting
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