Conference

Theme Title for 2024 Annual Conference over a dark blue background. Text: I Am A Scholar. 49th Annual Conference. November 20-23, 2024, Minneapolis, MN. ASHE Logo.

Engage with Scholarly Community at the 49th Annual Conference Returning to Minneapolis, MN.


The In-Person Conference will include:

  • Council for the Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP) Pre-Conference (additional registration required)
  • Council for Ethnic Participation (CEP) Pre-Conference (additional registration required)
  • Council on International Higher Education (CIHE) Pre-Conference (additional registration required)
  • Council on Public Policy in Higher Education (CPPHE) Pre-Conference (additional registration required)
  • Athletics Pre-Conference (additional registration required), 2024 information coming soon
  • 200+ in-person research and scholarly paper sessions; interactive symposiums; performance, visual, and digital scholarship sessions, works in progress and poster presentations
  • 11 Presidential Sessions selected and curated by 2024 ASHE President Jeni Hart
  • 11 Featured sessions including the Barbara Townsend Lecture and the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Presentation
  • Specially curated plenary sessions
  • ASHE Presidential Address by 2024 ASHE President Jeni Hart
  • Recognition and celebration of ASHE Awards recipients
  • An Opening Reception with live, local entertainment
  • A Graduate Student Luncheon connecting current graduate students
  • Evening Networking Receptions hosted by Institutions and Organizations
  • Exhibitor Tables (Future Sponsors & Exhibitors can visit our information page to learn how to reserve a space with ASHE).
  • The ASHE Community Meeting, recapping 2024 and announcing plans for 2025 (including the 2025 conference theme and 50th anniversay celebration of ASHE!)
  • The 15th Annual ASHE Dash (additional registration required).
  • Complimentary access to the 2024 Virtual Conference Day.
  • And more!

The Virtual Conference Day will include:

  • Access to virtual research and scholarly sessions presented live online.

For 2024, complimentary access to the 2024 Virtual Conference Day on Thursday, November 7 is included with in-person Conference registration or if you will not be attending the In-Person Conference you may register at no cost to attend the Virtual Conference Day only. You must be registered for the In-Person Conference or the Virtual Conference Day to receive access to the Virtual Conference Day sessions.The Virtual Conference Day will support accessibility of the ASHE Conference for individuals who are unable or choose not to travel to the in-person Conference.