Call for Proposals: 2024 CUMU Annual Conference: Beyond Boundaries – Apr 3

Posted by Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities on February 6, 2024

Please join us for our 35th anniversary celebration at the 2024 CUMU Annual Conference in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN, October 20-23, 2024, as we inspire each other to look beyond what seems possible today in higher education.

Our vision for urban higher education is not bounded by our campus borders. Our actions today reach beyond yesterday’s accomplishments and toward tomorrow’s possibilities. We are vital members of our local, regional, and global communities. We expand affordable access for students to participate in postsecondary education and the workforce. We reach above and beyond to create opportunities for engaged citizenship. We explore across disciplinary boundaries to ask and answer our most pressing questions. And we build bridges that span real and perceived boundaries to enhance the well-being of our students, communities, and regions.

We welcome your proposal for a conference session that highlights ongoing or completed work that yields data-informed insights for other institutions to learn from and build upon. Conceptual or theoretical proposals that lead to genuinely new understandings or avenues of work, as well as critical perspectives with the potential to shape the field, are considered. We will consider submissions within the following intersecting tracks that illuminate how our campuses and partnerships are redefining what is possible when we reach beyond boundaries.

Learn more and submit a proposal by April 3, 2024.

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