Call For Proposals: 2020 Annual Conference Presentations

Join us for the 2020 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada and share your story of “Winning Combinations” that can help colleagues address their own higher education issues and challenges. 

Since 1937, The Western Association of College and University Business Officers has offered business officers in the western region opportunities to develop professionally, to identify solutions for issues affecting higher education, and to share their expertise with their colleagues. Our membership includes institutions in the western United States, Canadian Provinces, Mexico, and other Pacific Rim nations.

Submission Requirements

All submissions must include the following:

  • Presenter name(s), title(s) and WACUBO member institution; only proposals from member institutions will be considered
  • Presenter(s) contact information: address, phone and e-mail address
  • One to two sentence credentials for each presenter
  • One page synopsis (500 words or less) outlining the problem, solution, lesson(s) learned, and a statement of how this information will benefit your colleagues
  • A written statement giving permission for WACUBO to publish your materials

Submission Review

Each proposal will be reviewed by the WACUBO Professional Development Workshop Committee and ranked based on how well the presentation addresses the following criteria:

  • Originality of concept and approach
  • Relevance of the issue/problem
  • Clarity of expression
  • Organization of the presentation
  • Completeness of the submission

Submit Your Proposal

NOTES: If your proposal is selected, registration at the conference is required. Only individuals from member institutions may submit and present Tales From The Front.

The Professional Development Workshop Committee will review submissions and e-mail authors of accepted proposals by November.

If you have additional questions please contact Donna Horn at (206) 296-6221 or [email protected].