Inaugural
ACBSP Deans Symposium
For Deans, Aspiring Deans, and Department Chairs

September 16-18, 2016
Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois

As a leader of your business school, you face an ever-increasing list of responsibilities, often combined with a decreasing amount of resources. The demands being placed on your position are greater than ever. You are not alone; how can we redefine ourselves and move from good to great?

Welcome Video

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Online Registration Closed - Register On-Site Instead

Posted September 12, 2016
If you've just decided to attend the Deans Symposium later this week, online registration is now closed. However, you can still register on-site in Chicago. Our registration desk opens at 9:00am on Friday, Sept. 16. We're on the 4th floor of the Chicago Marriott. We'll be glad to register you on-site.

We're excited to see everyone in Chicago this week!

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Hotel Update: No Rooms Available on Wednesday, Sept. 14

Posted August 15, 2016
Rooms for the night of Wednesday, September 14 are no longer available. If you plan to attend, we strongly advise you to purchase airline tickets only after you've confirmed your hotel reservation. Expect to arrive on Thursday, rather than Wednesday or earlier.

Due to a city-wide event ending that Thursday, hotel prices are in excess of $500/night for prior nights. Make your reservations as soon as possible to secure our group rate and rooms. The hotel reservation deadline has been extended through August 24.

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Dr. Paul Stumb

Going from Good to Great with Paul Stumb

Posted August 8, 2016
Introducing our first Keynote Speaker for the 2016 Deans Symposium, Dr. Paul Stumb, President of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. Dr. Stumb has worked extensively with ACBSP in a variety of roles, from regional chair to site team evaluator.

Join him at the ACBSP Deans Symposium, September 16–18 in Chicago, Illinois to learn about "Going Beyond Traditional Higher Education: Innovation in Leadership."

September 16-18

Registration Open!

Posted July 1, 2016
Registration is officially open for the Inaugural ACBSP Deans Symposium! The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, the location of the Symposium, is now accepting reservations. Take advantage of a $100 early bird discount and register by August 15. Book your room by the same day to receive the group rate.

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