AFIT Summer Institute 2022

Under the right conditions, all students and employees can thrive. It's our job to create the right conditions.

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The 2022 Summer Institute is presented by Anthology

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Wednesday, July 20 
All times are in Central Time 

  • 1:00-4:00 p.m.| Broadway Foyer | Registration  
  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. | Belle Meade | CEO Networking Session
    Please come prepared to get to know other AFIT CEOs and discuss the challenges you’re hoping to address by participating in this year’s learning design.A short business meeting will be held to allow AFIT members to elect the 2023-2024 Executive Committee members.  
  • 5:00 p.m. | Event Hub – Level 1 | Welcome Reception  Sponsored by CampusWorks

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Thursday, July 21  
All times are in Central Time 

  • 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. | Broadway 3 | Breakfast(provided) 
  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Team Time 
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Broadway 1-2 | Summer Institute   
  • 4:00 p.m. | Team Time

Friday, July 22  
All times are in Central Time

  • 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. | Broadway 3 | Breakfast(provided) 
  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Team Time 
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Broadway 1-2 | Summer Institute  
  • 4:00 p.m. | Team Time 

Saturday, July 23  
All times are in Central Time

  • 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. | Broadway 3 | Breakfast(provided) 
  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Team Time 
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Broadway 1-2 | Summer Institute   


Recommended Readings to Prepare for Team Learning at the Summer Institute  

The following resources have been curated by AFIT’s learning partners, members, and staff to enhance your team’s understanding of the concepts embedded in this year’s learning design. Consider using these recommendations to prepare your team for Summer Institute by selecting a few resources that are relevant to your organization’s goals, reading them together, and discussing them as a team. All readings are optional. While reading these resources may enhance your experience at Summer Institute, not reading them won’t detract from the experience. 

Talent Trends 2022 

Talent Trends 2021 

Leadership and Culture 

Proposed Learning Objectives for Summer Institute:

By participating in the 2022 Summer Institute, your team will gain a deeper understanding of how to:
  1. Develop strategies for multi-generational and diverse workforces
  2. Respond to undeniable challenges in attracting and retaining talent
  3. Meet the needs of employers served by higher education institutions
  4. Create cultures that foster happiness and positive returns

Compelling Questions to be Addressed by Learning Partners:

  1. What does the labor market look like now and in the future as employers and educators respond to the "great resignation”?
  2. How can leaders respond to conflicting demands for autonomy and flexibility?
  3. How do organizations create inclusive places, spaces, communities, staffing models, and cultures that attract and retain talent?
  4. What are the best practices and high-impact strategies for developing and leading the "workforce of the future"?
  5. How do leaders create diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces led with happiness and humanity?