Annual Conference Call for Programs

General Proposal Information

Thank you for your interest in completing a Program Proposal for the 2020 SDHEA Annual Conference. The conference will be held in Sioux Falls, SD from February 11-13, 2020. Interested parties (graduate students, professional staff, and faculty) should complete the form below to be considered to present at the conference. All presenters will still need to register and pay for the conference which can be done here. This year’s conference theme is: Envision the Future of Higher Education. Proposals will be reviewed using the following criteria:

  • Importance:
    The extent to which the topic or subject matter of the presentation is relevant to the work of higher education professionals.

  • Originality:
    The overall originality of the presentation concept.

  • Theoretical/Conceptual Framework:
    The quality of the theoretical or conceptual framework(s) and data, if applicable.

  • Overall Clarity:
    The overall clarity of the proposal (e.g. quality of writing, organization of ideas, clarity of assumptions, logic of arguments, etc.)

  • Applicability to Conference Theme:
    Does the proposed presentation have some tie to the conference theme of Access?


Please note that all submissions entered by individuals with a Graduate Student status will be considered for the Graduate Student Presentation Award and Scholarship. Graduate Student presentations not selected for the award may still be considered for general presentation. The submission deadline for proposals is November 1st, 2019 at 5:00 PM. For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Melissa Ochsner at [email protected]  

Presenter Information

  Professional Staff
  Graduate Student
  Faculty

Proposal Information

  General Presentation
  Panel Presentation
  Round Table Discussions
  Passive Poster Presentation
  Advising and Helping
  Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
  Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  Ethical Professional Practice
  History, Philosophy, and Values
  Human and Organizational Resources
  Law, Policy, and Governance
  Leadership
  Personal Foundations
  Student Learning and Development
  Other