Academic Affairs, Campus Ministry, Student Development & Evangelism


February 15 - 17, 2023

The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, FL

Overview

Join the CCCU for a time of spiritual encouragement, professional development, and networking at the 2023 Multi-Academic Conference. This gathering provides the opportunity for academic officers/provosts, campus ministers/evangelism professionals, and student development officers to collaborate on topics surrounding this year’s theme: Campus Wellness and Resiliency. The event will feature keynote speakers and experts on the theme, but will also integrate intentional time with vocation-specific peer groups in specialized breakout sessions.

Speakers

Hear from a dynamic set of speakers who will equip and challenge us as we prepare for the future of Christian higher education.

Laurel Bunker

Principal Consultant, The Boncoeur Collaborative

Laurel Bunker

Curtis Chang

Senior Fellow, Fuller Theological Seminary and Co-Host, Redeeming Babel Podcast

Curtis Chang

Curtis is a theologian and consulting faculty member of Duke Divinity School and a Senior Fellow at Fuller Theological Seminary. Curtis has written for the New York Times and Christianity Today and has appeared on multiple national media outlets. Curtis is also the co-host of Good Faith, a podcast with David French. He is the author of The Anxiety Opportunity (May 2023 by Zondervan).

Tim Dalrymple

President & Editor in Chief, Christianity Today

Tim Dalrymple

Dr. Timothy Dalrymple was raised in nondenominational evangelical churches in California. A national champion gymnast, he went to Stanford University where he suffered a broken neck his sophomore year. Then followed years at Stanford, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where he made suffering a key theme of his research. Dalrymple helped to launch Patheos.com, an online marketplace of religious ideas, which became the world’s largest platform for multi-religious conversation. .

In May 2019 he became President and CEO of Christianity Today. In addition he now carries the title Editor in Chief for the magazine. Tim leads a dynamic team, working together to expand the CT reach through media and resources both in the United States and around the World.

Tim is married to Joyce and they have three daughters, Sophia, Sarah, and Hannah.

Daniel Day

Senior Director, Reclaim Today

Daniel Day

Daniel Ryan Day is the Senior Director of Reclaim Today and New Audience Engagement for Our Daily Bread Ministries. He’s a cohost of the nationally syndicated radio show Discover the Word, an ordained priest in the Anglican Church of North America, and the author of three books including What’s Next: Your Dream Job, God’s Call, and a Life That Sets You Free. Daniel is passionate about seeing people hear God’s invitation into a deeper relationship. The best day? Hanging with his wife and kiddos around a deep pit BBQ smoker in their backyard or ice-skating on the lake

Richard Detweiler

Managing Director, HigherEdImpact

Richard Detweiler

Richard A. Detweiler is the author of The Evidence Liberal Arts Needs: Lives of Consequence, Inquiry, and Accomplishment (The MIT Press, 2021). A social psychologist with a PhD from Princeton University, he is managing director of HigherEdImpact.org, president emeritus of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and of Hartwick College, founder of The Global Liberal Arts Alliance, and a foundation fellow at Oxford University’s Harris Manchester College. Previously he has been vice president and professor of psychology at Drew University, founding dean of the Frye Leadership Institute at Emory University, interim president of the Council on Library and Information Resources, and Peace Corps volunteer and trainer. His service includes college trusteeship and board membership of several higher education organizations.

David French

Senior Editor, The Dispatch

David French

David French is a senior editor at The Dispatch and a contributor to The Atlantic. A graduate of Harvard Law School, David was previously a senior writer for National Review and a columnist for Time. He is a former constitutional litigator and a past president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. David is a New York Times bestselling author, and his most recent book, Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation, was released last September. David is a former major in the United States Army Reserve and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was awarded the Bronze Star.

Shirley Hoogstra

President, CCCU

Shirley Hoogstra

Shirley Hoogstra became the seventh president of the CCCU in September 2014. In this role, Hoogstra combines her zeal for the rule of law and her passion for Christian higher education as she promotes the value and purpose of high quality, Christ-centered liberal arts education that shapes students who love the Lord with all their heart, soul, and mind. Prior to the CCCU, Hoogstra served for 15 years as vice president for student life at her alma mater, Calvin University, and spent more than a decade practicing law as a partner at a firm specializing in litigation in New Haven, Connecticut.

Irene Kraegel

Director, Center for Counseling & Wellness, Calvin University

Irene Kraegel

Irene Kraegel, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who serves as Director of the Center for Counseling and Wellness at Calvin University. With a background in psychotherapy, Irene has been at the forefront of Stepped Care implementation in the university setting as a method of increasing student access to mental health resources. She has published two books related to the integration of mindfulness meditation and Christian faith (with additional writing on the subject at www.TheMindfulChristian.com), and she facilitates mindfulness training for students in a group setting. Irene lives in Grand Rapids, MI, with her husband and son.

Joy Mosley

Senior Director of Government Relations, CCCU

Joy Mosley

Joy Elizabeth Mosley is the CCCU’s senior director of government relations. She graduated from and subsequently worked as the senior human resources partner at Covenant College for over 10 years. She received her MBA from Belhaven University and her J.D. from Emory University. She also worked for Congressman Gary Palmer and the Center for Public Justice before coming to the CCCU.

Preston Sprinkle

Biblical scholar, speaker, and author

Preston Sprinkle

Preston Sprinkle (Ph.D.) is an international speaker and a New York Times bestselling author, who’s written a dozen books including Embodied: Transgender Identities, the Church  & What the Bible has to say, and People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality Is not just an Issue. Preston currently serves as the president of The Center for Faith, Sexuality & Gender, an organization that equips Christians to engage questions about faith, sexually & gender with theological faithfulness and courageous love. Preston is the president of Theology in the Raw, and hosts a popular podcast called “Theology in the Raw”.  He also posts regularly on his YouTube channel “Preston Sprinkle.”

Program

Join us for three days of fellowship, dynamic plenary speakers, targeted breakout sessions, great devotions, and plentiful networking opportunities.

Registration & Pricing

Full Conference Rates

  Early Bird
(ends 9/23/22
)
Regular
(ends 1/24/23)
Full Price
(ends 2/1/22)
CCCU Member  $650  $725 $800
CCCU Commissioner  $500  $575 $625
CCCU Member Spouse  $500  $575 $625
Non-Member  $900  $900 $900

Hotel & Travel

We look forward to welcoming you to Miramar Beach, Florida and are happy to partner with The Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort to host this event.

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