Member Benefits

Transformation comes in many shapes and sizes. For some organizations, it means completely overhauling the way they do business. For others, it’s taking a good system and making it excellent. Whatever the scope of your organization's transformation, AFIT can guide you.

As a member of AFIT you will enjoy exclusive access to:

World-Class Learning Partners

Our educational events are led by recognized quality leaders in the business, healthcare, government, and nonprofit sectors. These Learning Partners share the proven practices that have enabled them to achieve performance excellence and illustrate how those models can be applied to higher education.
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Past learning partners have included:

Past Learning Partners

Alliance of Innovators

Being an AFIT member gives you access to an alliance of the most innovative CEOs in higher education.
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Team Learning 

AFIT's main learning event, Summer Institute, enables member CEOs to assemble a team of individuals from their organizations to attend a one-of-a-kind learning experience that enables the team to learn from world-class learning partners and translate those concepts into actionable initiatives that align with their institution’s needs.
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Monthly CEO Networking Sessions

AFIT member CEOs are invited to participate in private, facilitated CEO-only sessions that provide a safe space to have candid conversations about timely, relevant topics impacting their campuses.
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Network News

Our monthly e-newsletter keeps members up-to-date on AFIT news and event information.
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AFIT limits membership to 50 higher education organizations in order to provide a personal and engaging learning experience for each member. We are currently accepting applications for a limited number of new members.
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Voting Privileges

AFIT member CEOs have voting privileges and the organization's designated AFIT Reps may participate in AFIT's governance and planning activities.

Membership Dues

AFIT's membership year begins on July 1 and runs through June 30.

  • Institutional members: $2,500 per year
  • Corporate members: $7,500 per year