February 27, 2024


It's Your Education

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 required to re-engage with the US university community. I joined NAFSA mostly thanks to my perform in Worldwide Larger Education but I also required to be a portion of a lesser group where by I could get to know the people far better and show up at conferences that would proceed my experienced improvement. I made a decision to be part of in 2018 The American Affiliation of University Directors (AAUA).

Who is AAUA

AAUA is a non-profit specialist business established in 1970 for larger education leaders and administrative personnel. It is the only skilled association for people who are intrigued in the overall variety of bigger training management (from section chair/unit director as a result of president) in the whole numerous established of American colleges and universities (two- and four-yr general public, personal non-financial gain, non-public for-income detailed, analysis-focused, unique mission).

Membership in AAUA can help guidance the association’s mission. In addition, membership provides—for all those associates who have an interest—opportunities for qualified networking and management. In addition to enrolling and serving a substantial enhance of directors at the most senior ranges, the affiliation is also interested in aiding early-profession practitioner directors create/improve their management portfolios by furnishing leadership opportunities by way of provider on association committees, boards, and taskforces. Chances to collaborate on supplying skilled development companies are available as very well.

Experienced Progress Chances

Annual Management Seminar: In particular this is my most loved for the reason that of the networking and the displays. The 50th Management Seminar of the American Affiliation of College Directors is scheduled for June 9-10, 2022. It will be held as a hybrid party, with in-person classes conference at the Marriott Stanton South Seashore Hotel (Miami, Florida). In-man or woman periods are planned for June 9 (morning and night) and June 10 (morning). On-line classes will be held on the afternoon of June 9th. I will be attending in human being.

AAUA Experienced Advancement Fellows Method : The Fellows Application is an independently created, year-lengthy, mentored specialist improvement encounter all through which the prospect takes advantage of his/her working day to-day tasks as the spring board for improving a established of self-discovered qualified techniques to improve his/her administrative competence.

Cross-Establishment Visits : Recognizing the value of mastering from administrative friends at other establishments (both equally equivalent in mother nature and of radically distinctive structure or function), AAUA facilitates shorter-expression (a person to 3 7 days) cross establishment visits concerning like-role directors. The affiliation also often organizes and conducts small team (6-10 people) two- and three-day visits to clusters of institutions for the goal of finding out about noteworthy or special applications.

So What is the Price of Membership?

There are two varieties of memberships. 1 is Person and the other is Institutional

Personal: An lively Membership (Open to any person fascinated in the administration of larger training) is $100. The Student (Open to any graduate scholar enrolled in an establishment of higher training who is interested in the subject of larger education administration. is $35.

Institutional: Any faculty/college or any other organization/business could sponsor the membership of men and women on the subsequent foundation:

  • 1-6 Supported Associates – Total membership dues fee: $500
  • 7-15 Supported Memberships – Full membership dues charge: $1,000
  • 16-24 Supported Memberships – Total membership dues level: $1,500
  • 25 or a lot more Supported Memberships: $2,000

I would really encourage you to contemplate becoming a member of the AAUA. I have located the men and women you get to know are remarkable, the conferences instructional and pleasurable and the value of membership is effectively really worth the value.

If you have inquiries or desire to be part of sense free of charge to call me or improved nonetheless make contact with:

Dan L. King, Ed.D., President, and Main Government Officer
American Affiliation of College Directors
1 Ralph Marsh Generate, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342 (United states of america)Mobile phone: 814-460-6498
Electronic mail: dking@aaua.org

Dean Hoke is a Handling Associate of Edu Alliance Team in the United States and Co-Founder of Edu Alliance Ltd. in the United Arab Emirates. Dean has a long time of progressively responsible and visionary leadership roles in higher education, communications & on the internet understanding. He has led several initiatives that have developed innovation & constructive change in the larger education and learning & non-income sector. 

Dean began his occupation in 1975 with Bellarmine College doing work in numerous roles, including admissions and exterior relations. In 1983 he entered the broadcasting area, serving as a senior govt for Community Broadcasting System stations and a cable network. In 1998 he co-founded The Linked Mastering Community, a whole-support on the web studying firm. In 2009 recognized an invitation to shift to the United Arab Emirates serving in senior positions at Better Faculties of Technologies & Khalifa College.

He participates in various advisory & consulting initiatives in the fields of global schooling, branding, small business intelligence, and on the internet finding out. He is an energetic speaker and author in the area of international increased instruction and distance discovering. Dean has introduced and created all over the world on leadership, bigger training, and distance finding out. Dean is a member of the Board of the American Association of College Directors, the Franklin University Faculty of Schooling 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 Government Administration from the College of Pennsylvania Wharton Faculty.