This is a serving volunteer position, ideal for those interested in providing opportunities for peer networking and resource sharing, collaborating on special projects that meet a unique need, or communicating the value of the Association.

In support of ACUI's strategic guideposts and annual priorities, an Active Dialogue Working Group will be formed to provide findings to the Board of Trustees by June 2020.
Reporting to a volunteer group leader and supported by a staff liaison, for a term running through June 2020, group members will be responsible for:
  • Defining “active dialogue” in a campus setting with an emphasis on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Understanding some of the characteristics of campuses that support active dialogue on these issues.
  • Preparing a report for the Board of Trustees by the end of June 2020 detailing recommendations/good practices for a campus seeking to better support active dialogue.


Applications continue to be accepted for this opportunity.  

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A screening committee made up of the staff liaison and related volunteers will review applications, interview qualified candidates, and make a selection recommendation.


At the time of application, individuals must have: employment at a higher education institution; institutional or individual membership; a signed institutional support form; and a commitment to fulfilling the duties of the position for the length of the term. Applicants must also demonstrate an understanding of ACUI’s vision, core values, and core competencies, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. 

Time Commitment

Serving volunteer positions typically require a commitment of 4–12 months, though this varies by the specific project work of the role. Over the course of the term, volunteers should anticipate approximately 2–4 hours of conference call and project work per month.