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Friday, June 20, 2014

Volume 28, Number 4

Dreaming of ATHE 2014? Reserve Your Hotel and Register

The special discounted rate at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hotel expires on June 30, but ATHE may not be able to get more rooms at that rate. Reserve your hotel today. Plus, register for the conference by July 15 to save money. Read more.

Dreaming of ATHE 2014? Travel FAQs Available on ATHE Website

With special thanks to Melissa Dickman, ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre Student Affairs Coordinator and Activist, the 2014 Conference Committee is pleased to present a series of questions and answers about traveling to Phoenix. The FAQs answer questions about things to do, the weather, cost-saving food and hotel options, and getting from the airport to the conference hotel. Read more.

Plus, be sure to read the postings from conference committee members in the 
Conference 2014 Blog.

The Strategic Planning Committee Wants Your Input

The Strategic Planning Committee of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education is working hard to meet the President’s goal of making ATHE a leader in higher education for everyone! Committee members are evaluating possible action steps for each of the 6 goals of the plan in relationship to concerns members have concerning the state of the theatre education during a crisis in the humanities. Read more.

ATHE Updating Creative Leadership Handbook

ATHE’s Governing Council has endorsed a proposal by the Professional Development Committee to produce a new handbook on academic leadership for theatre departments. Since 2001, Creative Leadership: A Handbook for Theatre Department Chairs has been distributed to all participants in the ATHE Leadership Institute ®. The Handbook has been central to defining the personal qualities and resources necessary for strong departmental leadership. Read more.



Pre-Conferences: Start Your Dreaming at ATHE 2014

Start dreaming early at ATHE 2014 with a series of pre-conferences hosted by various committees and focus groups. Read more.

ATHE Announces Nominees for Member-at-Large Position

Chase Waites, the Member-at-Large for Outreach, is pleased to announce the nominees for Member-at-Large, Liaison to the Focus Group Representatives. The Member-at-Large, Liaison to the Focus Group Representatives, serves as a point of contact for concerns that the ATHE Governing Council has for the Focus Group Representatives and communication liaison from the Focus Group Representatives to the Governing Council. Three people will stand for election for this important position. Read more.

Focus Group News

Click on any of the links below for news from our Focus Groups.

Performance Studies Focus Group
Playwrights and Creative Teams
Theatre as a Liberal Art
Theatre History

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