June 20-21, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency, Cleveland, Ohio

5th Annual Colloquium on Abrasive Conduct in Higher Education

The 2017 Colloquium Agenda Overview:

  • Keynote presentation by Mary Gentile, well read author of "Giving Voice to Values" - empowering leaders with the skills to voice and act on their values
  • Organizational culture
  • Interactive discussion on how to create change at the leadership level
  • Bias incident reporting
  • Interactive case studies
  • Sharing of sample practices
  • Tabletop think-tank discussions
  • Review of next steps your institution might take to curtail abrasive behavior

Tuesday, June 20th, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with wine reception at 5:30 pm, sponsored by Sibson Consulting

Wednesday, June 21st, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Catered breakfast and lunch included in registration.


Who should attend?

  • Anyone who is committed to addressing the challenge of abrasive conduct in a thoughtful manner, including (but not limited to): faculty, HR professionals, ombudspeople, labor representatives, administrators, legal counsel and researchers.

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PORTFOLIO OF PROMISING PRACTICES submitted by CACHE members in the following areas:


Institutional policies on abrasive conduct.

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To whom should abrasive conduct be reported?

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About Portals »


Who has a duty to respond to reports, and how?

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About Protocols »


Methods to help institutions prevent abrasive conduct.

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About Prevention »