28 – 29 May, 2019

Austin, TX

Reviews

What people leaders say about LEAP HR: Higher Education:

“Real-life practical strategies”

LEAP HR: Higher Education moves beyond simply discussing theory and gets into the real-life practical strategies helping the most transformative HR leaders move their institutions forward.”

Michelle Piekutowski, Chief Human Resources Officer, Carnegie Mellon

Colleen Dutton

“The best conference for Higher Education CHROs”

“Excellent! The best conference targeting the specific challenges CHROs face in Higher Education I have ever attended.”

Colleen Dutton, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Texas at Dallas

Shenita Brokenburr

“We need to bridge the gap between theory and practice”

“Higher Education is a ‘people’ business but too often the people function is left in a outdated state – we need to assess our current state, and find a way to bridge the gap between theory and practice, to move ourselves and our institutions forward to the future.”

Shenita Brokenburr, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Wisconsin

“A fantastic two days and well worth my time and my money”

“I have often left these types of events feeling that I’ve wasted my time and money. However, that’s not true for LEAP HR: Higher Education. It was a fantastic two days and well worth my time and my money.”

Sharon Butler, Vice President Human Resources, Michigan State

“A truly disruptive dialogue”

LEAP HR: Higher Education brings together the most progressive people leaders in higher education to take part in a truly disruptive dialogue around what the future of HR looks like in our sector. It’s vital that we take the discussion in a new direction if we are truly to prepare ourselves and our organizations for the future.”

Vivian Fernandez, Chief Human Resources Officer, Rutgers University

“A vital platform for CHROs to exchange ideas”

LEAP HR: Higher Education provides a vital platform for CHROs to exchange ideas and strategies as we gear up to face the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for us in the higher education market.”

Brian Dickens, Vice President Human Resources, Ithaca College

“The best HR conference I have ever attended”

“We are at the start of a transformation, and coming to LEAP HR: Higher Education was the very first step – it was the best HR related conference I have ever attended.”

Marcus Rios, Director of Talent, Northeast Community College

“Action-oriented and packed with meaningful dialogue”

“This event was highly action-oriented and packed with meaningful dialogue with higher education CHROs.”

Kate Sheeran, Assistant Vice President – Administration, Columbia University

 Colleen Dutton

“A great chance to challenge traditional thinking”

LEAP HR: Higher Education offers a great chance to challenge traditional thinking by allowing us to surround ourselves with future-focused peers and engaging in a disruptive dialogue around the future of HR in Higher Education.”

Colleen Dutton, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Texas at Dallas

 Brad Taylor

“We need to rethink how we do HR”

“We need to rethink how we do HR and LEAP HR: Higher Education is important for us as senior leaders to share the future practices and the vision needed to change in the world of higher education.”

Brad Taylor, Vice President Human Resources, Brigham Young University

“The best event I have attended in a very long time.”

LEAP HR: Higher Education was by far the best event I have attended in a very long time.”

Richard Huntley, Associate Vice President Human Resources, University of Dallas

 John Boudreau

“The ‘work’ of today is very different from the ‘work’ of tomorrow”

“Higher education is always changing, and the workforce needed to support them is also radically transforming. The ‘work’ of today will be very different from the ‘work’ of tomorrow.  To keep up, HR can and should be the key to meeting the workplace demands of the future. LEAP HR: Higher Education offers a perfect opportunity for us to discover how we can better lead our organizations through the change that lies ahead.”

Professor John Boudreau, Professor of Management & Organization, Marshall School of Business & Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California

 Bob Buer

“HR in higher education needs disrupting”

“HR in higher education needs disrupting if we are to successfully move from our current state to the future state and LEAP HR: Higher Education gets straight to the heart of what we must challenge and change now.”

Bob Buer, Vice President Human Resources, University of Washington at St. Louis

“Amazing”

“Having the calibre of HR leaders who were present, in one room, at one time to share their experiences was amazing.”

Allison Boucher-Jarvis, Vice President Human Resources, William Paterson University of New Jersey

  Kelley Stuck

“We need to change to stay relevant”

“Higher Education is changing, and we need to change to stay relevant. LEAP HR: Higher Education offers a perfect opportunity for us to discover how we can better lead our organizations through the change that lies ahead.”

Kelley Stuck, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Virginia

 Mary Opperman

LEAP HR: Higher Education is both necessary and vital”

“HR in higher education in general needs disruption badly, so LEAP HR: Higher Education is both necessary and vital to allow us to lead the change inside our organizations.”

Mary Opperman, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cornell University