Great Plains IDEA Spring Meeting
April 8-11, 2018

InterContinental on the Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri  |  Registration will open January 2018

The Great Plains IDEA Spring Meeting is an annual conference that brings together administrators, faculty, staff and campus coordinators to collaborate, celebrate and learn.  Workshops and speakers provide support in areas of online instruction, web presence, program assessment, technology tools and student services.  

  • Faculty groups meet to review curriculum, course schedules and share best practices.
  • Campus coordinators meet to share resources for supporting students as they complete coursework at multiple universities.
  • Functional teams meet as needed to provide recommendations to the cabinet and boards of directors.  Functional teams include department heads/chairs, disability support services, registrars, finance officers, graduate deans and continuing education.
  • Alliance leadership meets to review policies and procedures.  Groups that often meet include the human sciences board of directors, the agricultural board of directors and the cabinet.
  • Students are welcome to attend program meetings and visit with faculty groups.