Press Directors Meeting

Date: Monday, June 18
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

Steve Cohn, Director, Duke University Press
Barbara Kline Pope, Executive Director, National Academies Press

The meeting will allow press directors the chance to informally discuss issues of common concern, and consider ideas and visions for the future of AAUP. Only directors of AAUP member presses are permitted to attend.

The intended outcome for the meeting is to identify the desired role of AAUP moving forward and to provide some direction for the new Executive Director. The meeting will be facilitated by Lynn Litow Flayhart, with Barbara Kline Pope and Steve Cohn assisting.

1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Introduction
Leaders will explain agenda and introduce facilitator.

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Table Groups
Each table will discuss their response to the following questions: What role do you need or want AAUP to play over the next several years? How can AAUP add the most value to your university press?

2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Priorities
Each participant will identify three roles on the list that they think are the most important and will prioritize them.

2:30 - 2:40 p.m. Break

2:40 - 3:45 p.m. Discussion
Plenary will discuss the prioritized roles and will focus on defining the expectations for each.

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Next Steps
Plenary will identify and list next steps.


There is no charge to attend, but directors must register.