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Agenda

2018 Ruffalo Noel Levitz National Conference

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Choose from more than 150 sessions covering the entire student lifecycle

Download the Conference Sessions descriptions and explore all the conference tracks

Discover innovations, insights, and intelligence from campus professionals, higher ed thought leaders, and RNL experts who have worked with institutions of every size, type, and mission. You'll find sessions for everyone on campus covering:

  • Enrollment management: Student recruitment, campus marketing, financial aid, and strategic enrollment planning
  • Student success: Student retention planning, assessments and interventions, and career services
  • Fundraising: Donor engagement, digital fundraising, multichannel outreach, and cultivating young alumni

See the agenda at a glance below, check out our inspiring lineup of keynote speakers, and download the conference session descriptions.

Tuesday, July 24

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Conference check-in/Exhibit area open

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

 

Opening keynote session: Byron Pitts, co-anchor for ABC's Nightline

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

 

Opening reception

Wednesday, July 25

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Conference check-in

7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Exhibit area open

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

 

Hosted continental breakfast

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

Keynote session: Dr. Christopher Howard, President, Robert Morris University

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

 

Hosted lunch

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

5:00 p.m.

 

Free evening to enjoy Orlando

Thursday, July 26

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Conference check-in

7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Exhibit area open

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

 

Hosted continental breakfast

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

 

Keynote session: Jeffrey Selingo, best-selling author and former editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

 

Lunch on your own

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

 

16 concurrent breakout sessions

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Closing keynote session: Monica Jordan, Disney Institute

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 

Closing reception

5:00 p.m.

 

Conference adjournment

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