Why You Should Be A Member of the American Association of University Administrators – Edu Alliance Journal

April 11, 2020 by Dean Hoke – When I arrived back to the United States in 2017-18 I needed to re-engage with the US college neighborhood. I joined NAFSA principally because of to my perform in Worldwide Greater Instruction but I also wished to be a element of a smaller sized business where I could get to know the men and women improved and show up at conferences that would go on my experienced growth. I decided to be a part of in 2018 The American Affiliation of College Administrators (AAUA).

Who is AAUA

AAUA is a non-earnings expert corporation founded in 1970 for bigger education leaders and administrative personnel. It is the only experienced affiliation for men and women who are intrigued in the whole vary of increased instruction administration (from department chair/unit director by way of president) in the total numerous established of American schools and universities (two- and four-yr public, personal non-gain, personal for-income comprehensive, exploration-concentrated, special mission).

Membership in AAUA helps support the association’s mission. In addition, membership provides—for individuals members who have an interest—opportunities for qualified networking and management. In addition to enrolling and serving a sizeable enhance of administrators at the most senior stages, the association is also intrigued in helping early-vocation practitioner administrators develop/enrich their management portfolios by furnishing leadership opportunities through support on affiliation committees, boards, and taskforces. Options to collaborate on offering expert enhancement companies are readily available as perfectly.

Skilled Development Chances

Annual Leadership Seminar: In unique this is my beloved because of the networking and the displays. The 50th Leadership Seminar of the American Association of University Directors is scheduled for June 9-10, 2022. It will be held as a hybrid function, with in-person sessions meeting at the Marriott Stanton South Seaside Hotel (Miami, Florida). In-person sessions are prepared for June 9 (early morning and evening) and June 10 (early morning). On-line periods will be held on the afternoon of June 9th. I will be attending in particular person.

AAUA Specialist Advancement Fellows Plan : The Fellows Application is an separately intended, year-prolonged, mentored professional development encounter all through which the applicant takes advantage of his/her day to-working day obligations as the spring board for improving a set of self-recognized expert expertise to improve his/her administrative competence.

Cross-Establishment Visits : Recognizing the price of finding out from administrative peers at other institutions (the two identical in nature and of radically diverse structure or reason), AAUA facilitates short-time period (a person to a few week) cross institution visits among like-purpose directors. The affiliation also once in a while organizes and conducts modest team (6-10 folks) two- and 3-working day visits to clusters of establishments for the intent of discovering about noteworthy or unique applications.

So What is the Expense of Membership?

There are two styles of memberships. A single is Individual and the other is Institutional

Personal: An active Membership (Open up to any particular person interested in the administration of increased training) is $100. The University student (Open to any graduate college student enrolled in an institution of better schooling who is fascinated in the subject of increased education and learning administration. is $35.

Institutional: Any university/college or any other group/company may perhaps sponsor the membership of individuals on the following foundation:

  • 1-6 Supported Members – Whole membership dues fee: $500
  • 7-15 Supported Memberships – Overall membership dues level: $1,000
  • 16-24 Supported Memberships – Whole membership dues amount: $1,500
  • 25 or far more Supported Memberships: $2,000

I would persuade you to take into account turning into a member of the AAUA. I have observed the folks you get to know are remarkable, the conferences instructional and satisfying and the price of membership is effectively worth the price.

If you have questions or would like to be a part of come to feel free to get in touch with me or better still get in touch with:

Dan L. King, Ed.D., President, and Chief Executive Officer
American Association of College Directors
1 Ralph Marsh Push, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342 (United states)Phone: 814-460-6498
E-mail: dking@aaua.org

Dean Hoke is a Handling Lover of Edu Alliance Group in the United States and Co-Founder of Edu Alliance Ltd. in the United Arab Emirates. Dean has a long time of progressively accountable and visionary leadership roles in greater training, communications & on the net discovering. He has led various initiatives that have created innovation & positive improve in the larger education & non-earnings sector. 

Dean began his job in 1975 with Bellarmine College performing in numerous roles, like admissions and exterior relations. In 1983 he entered the broadcasting industry, serving as a senior govt for Community Broadcasting Process stations and a cable community. In 1998 he co-established The Linked Studying Community, a entire-support on the internet finding out business. In 2009 accepted an invitation to go to the United Arab Emirates serving in senior positions at Better Faculties of Know-how & Khalifa University.

He participates in quite a few advisory & consulting jobs in the fields of worldwide training, branding, business intelligence, and on-line studying. He is an active speaker and author in the discipline of world wide bigger instruction and length learning. Dean has presented and composed worldwide on leadership, higher education, and distance understanding. Dean is a member of the Board of the American Association of College Administrators, the Franklin College University of Instruction Advisory Board, and a member of NAFSA. Mr. Hoke has a B. A from Urbana College, an M.S from the University of Louisville, and a Certificate in Executive Management from the College of Pennsylvania Wharton School.