WRC Dean of Students (DOS) and Associate Vice President (AVP) Institute

November 09 – November 10, 2016

The Dean of Students/Associate Vice President/Associate Vice Chancellor Institute will explore contemporary issues in Student Affairs & Higher Education Administration which impact the success of AVPs, AVCs, and Deans.

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The DOS/AVP institute is designed for Dean of Students, Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents, Associate/Assistant Vice Chancellors or individuals currently responsible for the direction and oversight of one or more functional areas. Curriculum and dialogue will center on AVP competencies, self-assessment/self-perceptions; supervising; working with your Senior Student Affairs Officer; peer to peer engagement; the uniqueness of the AVP role; and work/life balance. NASPA’s AVP: Leading from the Unique Role of Associate/Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs will be used as the foundation for the Institute.


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Region V
Region VI


This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • AVP or “Number Two”


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Wed, Nov 09

1:00 pm
Welcome and Introduction of Participants
1:15 pm
Session I: Self-Assessment and AVP Competencies
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
Session II: Supervision
5:30 pm
All Institute Reception

Thu, Nov 10

7:15 am
All Institute Breakfast
8:00 am
Session III: Panel Discussion & Working with SSAO
10:00 am
10:15 am
Session IV: Uniqueness of the AVP Role & Work/Life Balance
12:15 pm


You must register for the 2016 NASPA Western Regional Conference in order to participate in the institute.

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Danielle Kleist
Washington State University - Tri Cities
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: (509) 372-7104




The Westin Seattle

The Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA

The 2016 NASPA Western Regional Conference will be held at the iconic Westin Seattle hotel, located in the Emerald City's Cultural Core. Centrally located within walking distance of Pike Place Market, the Monorail, and the Space Needle, the hotel is ideally located for the NASPA WRC and will allow attendees an opportunity to discover and experience all that Seattle has to offer. Hotel reservations are now open.

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Please note that the rate for a Quad will incorrectly show $239 on the reservation site. Your confirmation should reflect the $209 rate after booking.

Hotel Room Rate/Night
The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 728-1000
$179 - Single/Double
$209 - Triple/Quad
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