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Big names in education headline WACUBO conference June 2­5, 2013



UAA hosts Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) conference, “North to the Future: A Gold Rush of Opportunity”


Distinguished keynote presenters include:

President, Chapman University

Author & Journalist

Author, Motivational Speaker, Anthropologist, Thought Leader, Explorer & Guide

Former U.S. Secretary of Education

President, National Association of College and University Business Officers

President, Western Association of Schools and Colleges

The speakers listed above are available for media interviews. Please contact Jill Zeiger (listed below) to make arrangements.


June 2–5, 2013

Full conference program attached


Egan Convention Center

555 W. 5th Ave. | Anchorage, AK 99501


The University of Alaska Anchorage is host to the 75th annual conference of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO), “North to the Future: A Gold Rush of Opportunity,” June 2–5, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska.

The conference brings together higher education business officers from colleges and universities across the western states to discuss some of the major challenges facing higher education institutions today, including economic issues, personnel management, technology and the future of higher education.

The 2013 conference is co-chaired by UAA’s Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services Bill Spindle and Assistant Provost Monica Kane, in collaboration with Gregg Goldman, president of WACUBO, and Harold Hewitt Jr., chair of the WACUBO Program Committee.


Since 1937, WACUBO has offered business officers in the western region opportunities to develop professionally, to identify solutions for issues affecting higher education and the share their expertise.




Full conference program attached

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