Association of College Honor Societies


ACHS 2019 Annual Council Meeting

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
One South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
February 14-16, 2019


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The rate is $145 for single or double occupancy.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Vendors and exhibitors may apply for varying levels of sponsorship for conference events.

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Draft Agenda

As of 10/12/18. All details are subject to change.


Wednesday, Feb 13
4:00     Board Meeting
6:00   Board Dinner
Thursday, Feb 14
8:00 Board Meeting
1:00 Registration
2:00  Opening General Session – Jane Hamblin presiding
Roll call – Eileen Merberg
State of the Society
3:30  Break
4:00 Dorothy Mitstifer Distinguished Lecture
N. Clay Robbins
- Chairman, President and CEO of the Lilly Endowment Philanthropic Foundation
5:30 Welcome Reception: Meet the Vendors
7:00  Dinner on Your Own
Friday, Feb 15
8:00 Breakfast
8:30 Changes in Higher Education and the Impact on Honor Societies (Speaker TBD)
9:30 Student Panel: What's Next in Technology

Discussion of what apps and platforms students use that would help us facilitate effective communication with them.

10:30 Vendor Exhibition and Coffee Break
11:30  Belle Whelan – President and Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges
How to Deal with Online and For-Profit institutions
1:45 Breakout Sessions
Life as a Faculty Member (Speaker TBD)
3:00  Break
3:30 Student Engagement (Speaker TBD)
4:30 ACHS Committee Roundtables
6:00 Member and Guest Reception
7:00 Dinner on Your Own
Saturday, Feb 16
7:45 Board Meeting
8:00 Breakfast Roundtables
  • International Chapter Issues
    • Facilitator: Chris Carosella
  • Accounting
    • Facilitator: TBD
  • Chapter Advisor – succession planning, chapter retention on campus, increasing inductions, etc.
    • Facilitator: TBD
  • Identity Theft and Database Security
    • Facilitator: Kevin Howell
  • Grants and Measuring Impact
    • Facilitator: Tina Gridiron
  • Nonprofit Investing
    • Facilitator: Tania Matz, LPL Financial
  • Marketing & Event Planning
    • Facilitator: TBD
10:00  Break
10:30 Best Practices
Facilitators: Steve Loflin and Kate Gaertner
12:00 Wrap Up and Thank You: Jane Hamblin
12:30 Box Lunches and Leisure Activities on Your Own
(List of Suggested Activities TBD)




Previous Annual Meetings

2018 ACHS Annual Council Meeting

2017 ACHS Annual Council Meeting

2016 ACHS Annual Council Meeting

2015 ACHS Annual Council Meeting

2014 ACHS Annual Council Meeting

2013 ACHS Annual Council Meeting