Call for Nominations for the AJCU International Education Conference Executive Board


Consider nominating yourself or someone else for one of the two vacant positions on the AJCU International Education Conference Executive Board (EB).

We seek candidates who by virtue of their interest and experience are able to contribute to the vitality and productivity of the EB and the Conference.  In your nomination letter, please provide a brief statement of interest, a short summary of your experience within the AJCU/international education context, including a list of qualifications. We encourage ISSS professionals to apply.

Deadline for submission is October 13, 2017.  Please submit your nomination to: Debbie Danna, chair,  The slate of candidates will be submitted to Senior International Officers or institutional representatives who have previously been designated by AJCU member institutions.  Each institution has one vote.  We expect to have the new board members in place by early spring.

Click here for the Executive Board Position Description, as well as a copy of By-Laws of the AJCU Conference of International Education.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the current board members in case you have any questions.

The Executive Board:
Luis Enrique (Kique) Bazan (University of San Francisco)
Bert Barry (St. Louis University)
Patrick Boyle (Loyola University Chicago)
Debbie Danna (Loyola University New Orleans)
René Padilla (Creighton University)
Amy Beth Rell (Regis University)

Pre-Conference visit to Universidad Católica del Uruguay


Universidad Católica del Uruguay invites colleagues to visit Uruguay prior to the 2017 Annual AJCU/AUSJAL International Education Conference.

Schedule: Click here for details

  • Monday, November 6: 9:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 7: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • There is a 7 p.m. flight to Santiago

Registration: Contact Carolina Greising,, for more information and registration

Accommodation: Hotels located in Pocitos neighborhood. Pocitos is a commercial neighborhood plenty of restaurants and near the beach. We will be booking the rooms for you

Click here to return to the Santiago Information Page.

2017 AJCU/AUSJAL Annual Conference in Santiago, Chile


Registration is now open for the 2017 Annual AJCU/AUSJAL Meeting in Santiago, Chile.  The conference will take place from November 8-10 at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago, Chile. Deadline for Registration is October 2.

Registration is $350 and includes coffee breaks and lunches, the networking event and a final get-together on November 10. Click here to register for the event.

Conference Accommodations: A group of rooms have been reserved at the Hotel Neruda.  This is a four-star hotel, incredibly well situated in the heart of Providencia’s neighborhood. It is just a few steps from Pedro de Valdivia ́s metro station and forty kilometers from the nearest ski resort. The hotel has free Wi-Fi in all facilities and makes available parking upon availability. You can find more information about the hotel here.  In order to reserve a room participants must download and complete this form and email to The cost of the room varies from $80 to $180 depending on the type of room selected.  A bus will be provided to transport people from the hotel to the university and back.

Conference Schedule

  • Wednesday, November 8: 9:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 9: 9:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 10: 9:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. (Final get together will follow at a restaurant or a vineyard.)

Universidad Alberto Hurtado: UAH is a Jesuit institution located in the heart of the city, well known for its educational quality. The University places particular emphasis on the fields of social sciences, education and humanities, in order to understand the complexity of the economic, political and cultural situations that form the Chilean, and indeed Latin American social reality.

Click here for more details about the Conference.

Click here for the Request for Proposals due September 30, 2017.

Click here for information on pre-conference visit to Universidad Católica del Uruguay.