2017 Independent Colleges & Universities Advocacy Day

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 (All day)

Independent Colleges & Universities Advocacy Day - DRAFT Agenda

Celebrating Higher Education Access

Higher Purpose. Greater Impact.

September 20, 2017

8am – 5:30pm


MICU member presidents, board members, students, faculty, other college representatives

Please read:

MICU prep materials sent via @MICU communication and direct email

Please bring:

Institution swag and other materials to share with legislators and staff


7:45am – 8:45am

Introduction & Advocacy Training

Continental Breakfast

MICU Presidents, MICU Staff, Acuitas, Kelley Cawthorn

*Resch Strategies to do special training with students

Christman Building

9am – 4pm

Member Table Displays

At least one person attending each table at all times

Capitol Hallways & Rotunda

9am – 4pm

Meetings with Legislators

Teams of 3-4 provided schedules of meetings with legislators. All members will meet with college home representatives.

Capitol Offices, House Office Building, Senate Office Building

12:00 – 1:30pm

Strolling desserts at tables

Legislators, staff, etc. invited to visit college tables and enjoy dessert while talking with MICU members, students, and other college representatives.

Capitol Hallways & Rotunda

2pm – 4pm

Governor’s Independent Education Summit

MICU member presidents and guests to participate in intimiate conversation with Governor Snyder

Governor’s Residence or

Christman Building

4pm – 5:30pm

Closing Reception

All participants invited to celebrate the day and continue discussions with legislators, staff, and policymakers.

Kelley Cawthorne Offices

Michigan Capitol
Michigan Capitol 48933 Lansing , MI