Politics and Higher Education: the shifting landscape

Minnesota AAUP Annual Conference


Karen Vogel, President and the Executive Board of the American Association of University Professors, Minnesota State Chapter, is pleased to call our 2011 Annual Meeting.


Saturday, March 19

4:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Macalester College

Room 250, Olin Rice Hall



Keynote Speaker: Mary Davenport, Ph.D.
Executive Director of State and Federal Relations, MnSCU


Mary Davenport serves as Executive Director for Federal and State Government Relations at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.  She has taught at the university level in three states Colorado, Missouri, and Wisconsin before coming to Minnesota in 1988 when she began serving as an administrator in the Minnesota Technical College system. She received the American Career and Technical Education/McDonald’s Outstanding Career and Technical Educator national award in 2003 and has attended executive programs at the Terry Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke
University and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She is also a 2003 Archibald Bush Leadership Fellow.

Order of the Evening:
4:00 to 4:45pm – socializing and refreshment
4:45pm - Welcome
5:00 to 6:00pm - Presentation of Awards and Keynote Speaker
6:30pm - Close of Program


Olin Hall is located on the southern end of the Macalester Campus.  Several smaller parking lots are available on the south and west sides of the building.  To reach these, go south on Snelling Ave, take a right (west) on St. Clair Ave, and then another right onto Macalester Drive.  A map of the location is available at http://www.macalester.edu/about/maps/