Senior Leaders' Experience

April 16 – 17, 2020 | Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

With support from Brent Martini


Ashoka U’s eighth annual Senior Leaders’ Experience (SLE) will convene a global network of trustees/council members, presidents, vice presidents, provosts, deans, and higher education thought leaders to discuss how to deepen the social impact of higher education institutions in a time of rapid change.

The SLE is open to any university leader Dean-level and above. It will take place during the Exchange, the largest global convening of social innovation educators, with over 650 attendees from 20+ countries. Limited space available. 


Register Here

Early bird pricing of $699 is available until December 5, 2019. Starting on December 6, the price for General Registration will be $799. 

Leaders from over 100 organizations have previously participated.  Previous participants from colleges and university have included:



Previous key ecosystem and thought leaders have included:


Agenda At-A-Glance

Thursday, April 16, 2020

8:30 am – 5:00 pm – Senior Leaders’ Experience

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Senior Leader Reception**

Friday, April 16, 2020

8:30 am – 5:00 pm – Senior Leaders’ Experience + Closing Remarks


**Time & Location still to be confirmed

Accommodation & Location 

Minneapolis Marriott City Center | 30 South 7th Street , Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 

 A room block is available to all Exchange attendees at a special rate of $159/night. Learn more on our Logistics & FAQ page


Contact Emily Lamb at 

About Ashoka U

Ashoka U is the higher education initiative of Ashoka – the world’s largest community of changemakers. Since 2008, Ashoka U has worked with more than 500 colleges and universities to help build a world where everyone is a changemaker.