THE BUSINESS OF THE UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE

Prairie View A&M University

November 7 – 9, 2018


Wednesday, November 7

Location: Houston, Texas
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Registration Hotel Alessandra
Second Floor Lobby
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome Event Hotel Alessandra
Beau & Jolie

Thursday, November 8

Location: Houston, TX and Prairie View A&M University
7:00 am – 8:00 am Networking Breakfast Hotel Alessandra
Belle II
8:00 am – 9:15 am

Sponsor:

J. P. Morgan

 

 

Workshop 1:

From the Office of CFO

Speakers:

Corey Bradford
Chief Financial Officer, Prairie View A&M University

Alan Robertson
Chief Financial Officer, Morehouse College

Moderator:

Sidney Evans

Vice President for Finance and Management, Morgan State University

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Sponsor:

Prairie View A&M University - Office of Continuing Education

Workshop 2:

From the Office of the White House Initiative on HBCUs

Keynote Speaker:
Johnathan Holifield
Executive Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

10:45 am – 12:30 pm

Sponsor:

Allianz Global Assistance

Workshop 3:

P3 Power Panel

Working Lunch

Speakers:

Dee Brown, Chief Executive Officer, The P3 Group

Ashley Wicks, Partner, Butler Snow, LLP

Moderator:

Robert Moore, Business Development, Thompson Hospitality

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Relax and Refresh Hotel Alessandra
1:15 pm Departure to Prairie View A&M University
Dress Comfortably and Wear your Institution’s Apparel
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Sponsor:

Prairie View A&M University - Office of Business Affairs

Workshop 4

From the Office of the President: As We Rise: Cultivating a Culture of Growth

Panel Introduction:

Teri Bump
VP University Relations, American Campus Communities

Speakers:

Ruth Simmons (Moderator)
President, Prairie View A&M University

Cynthia Teniente-Matson
President, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Juan Muñoz
President, University of Houston-Downtown

Prairie View A&M University

College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology Auditorium

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Workshop 5:

The PVP3 Power Narrative and Tour

Speaker:

Derrick Elder
Associate Director for Campus Planning, Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View A&M University
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Sponsor:

Sodexo

Network Reception

Jazz on the Hill – Taste of the South

Prairie View A&M University

Athletic Complex

6:30 pm Bus Departs to Houston
7:45 pm

Sponsor:

P3 Group and Thompson Hospitality

Relax and Rewind

Panther Hospitality Suite

Hotel Alessandra

Panther Presidential Suite

Friday, November 9

Location: Houston, TX
7:30 am – 8:45 am Networking Breakfast Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Sponsor:

VEMO

Workshop 6:

Produce a Positive ROI by Nourishing your Institution’s Feeder Schools

Speakers:

Alicia Harvey-Smith
Executive Vice Chancellor, Lone Star College

James Palmer
Interim Provost and SVP for Academic Affairs, Prairie View A&M University

Joseph Williams
Principal, Wheatley High School

Moderator:

Joahanne Thomas-Smith
Provost Emerita, Prairie View A&M University

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

10:30 am – 11:45 am Workshop 7:

Cultivate your Political Landscape

Speaker:

The Honorable Helen Giddings, Texas, House of Representatives

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Hotel Alessandra

Belle II

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Workshop 8:

Institutionalizing Sustainable Growth through Revenue Diversification

Speakers:

Wayne Barnett
Director of Business Development, Aramark

Jim Hundrieser 
Associate Managing Principal, AGB Institutional Strategies

Calvin Stamps
Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Bretwood Capital Partners

Moderator:

Alan Robertson
Chief Financial Officer, Morehouse College

 

Hotel Alessandra

Belle I

5:00 p.m. Conference Debriefing Session
B.O.U.C and Blues Night
House of Blues
Houston, TX

Saturday, November 10

Official Day of Departure