National Higher
Education Teaching
Conference 2023

June 22 - 23, 2023 • New York, NY

Accelerating Student Success, Belonging, and Equity

Never has it been more important to strengthen American higher education.

Thank you to all that joined us for the inaugural National Higher Education Teaching Conference. During this event, presidents, provosts, professors, students, policymakers, and philanthropists gathered for two inspiring days of bridging policy and practice, learning practical strategies, and centering the impact of faculty on higher education’s agenda.

Focus Areas

Evidence behind proven instructional approaches, innovations in teaching

Relationship between pedagogy and equity

Research demonstrating greater learning, retention, financial ROI, and reputational benefits

How to best engage and recognize faculty

How we can, together, restore the public’s confidence in the value of higher education

Opening Session Panelists



“All Things

faculty development in higher education

Jonathan Zimmerman


University of

university professional development programs

Corbin M. Campbell

Associate Dean


online faculty training

Laura I. Rendón

Professor Emerita

University of Texas
at San Antonio

online teaching best practices

José A. Bowen

Past President


university student success

Plenary Speakers

Opening Welcome

Félix V. Matos Rodríguez

Chancellor, CUNY

Dinner Remarks

Harry L. Williams

President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Closing Remarks

Nancy Zimpher

Director, Power of Systems, NASH

Agenda at Glance

Thursday, June 22

Registration (Hotel Lobby) 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening Plenary 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 2:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Evening Dinner & Awards 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Friday, June 23

Breakfast 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Concurrent Sessions 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Lunch 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Closing Plenary 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Hotel Information

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The National Higher Education Teaching Conference will take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Come early or stay late to immerse yourself in the best that New York City has to offer. The Sheraton is situated in midtown Manhattan at the north end of Times Square, within walking distance of Central Park, the prestige of Carnegie Hall, the excitement of Broadway Theaters, and world-class shopping on Fifth Avenue.

evidence based teaching strategies


811 7th Avenue, New York, NY



Closest Airports

  • LaGuardia Aiport (11.6 miles)

  • John F Kennedy International Airport (15.7 miles)

  • Newark Liberty International Airport (25.6 miles)


The inaugural National Higher Education Teaching Conference is proudly hosted by the Association of College and University Educators, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the City University of New York, the ECMC Foundation, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the National Association of System Heads, the Raikes Foundation, Excelencia in Education, and the American Council on Education.

Compilation of sponsor logos

NHETC in the News

Press Release

ACUE Convenes Inaugural Conference to Accelerate Student Success Through Great Teaching