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Immersed in the Boundary Waters

Wilderness in the Anthropocene — on site July 7-16

When every inch of the earth and its climate have been affected by humans, what does “wilderness” mean? Fifteen ACM faculty will spend ten days in northern Minnesota exploring that question, and many others, on the 2017 SAIL seminar.

Building Equity Literacy Capacity for You and Your Institution

Tune in on June 28 to the livestream webinar of Paul C. Gorski speaking at the ACM Hiring & Diversity Workshop. Register now!


Want to learn more about the financial challenges facing colleges?

ICF Online is ready when you are! Take the new online mini-course for faculty and staff that explains the dynamics of higher ed economics.


Schedule set for 2017 ACM tourney

Four teams will take the court for round robin competition at the ACM Volleyball Tournament on September 8-9 at Colorado College.

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Faculty and Staff Conferences, Workshops, and Meetings

Professional Development Activities

ACM grant-funded programs offer an array of conferences and workshops, grants for faculty-designed projects, and seminars to support faculty and staff in teaching, research, and service.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Whether it's a visiting faculty position in Shanghai or a visit to an off-campus program site in Costa Rica, ACM leverages its connections around the world to offer professional development activities.

Peer Networking Across the ACM

Administrative leaders, staff, and faculty from ACM colleges meet regularly to share information, create networks, and address common concerns of residential, liberal arts colleges.


Upcoming Faculty and Staff Meetings

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Student Activities and Events

Writing and Photo Contests

The ACM honors students' creativity in two annual competitions. A $1,000 first prize is on the line in the Nick Adams Short Story Contest. The best pictures taken by students on study away win awards in the Off-Campus Study Photo Contest.

Research Fellowships

Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF) offer mentoring and summer research opportunities at major universities to students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in careers as professors in the humanities and arts.

ACM Athletic Tournaments

Athletic ties among ACM member institutions stretch back more than 90 years. Building on this tradition, athletic directors of the ACM colleges organize an ongoing schedule of athletic tournaments in selected sports.

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Schedule your next meeting at the ACM’s consortial office space

The ACM consortial office in downtown Chicago has several meeting spaces available. Groups and individuals from the ACM colleges are welcome to use the space, subject to availability, usually with no rental fee. Learn more »