A global learning experience, individually tailored.

The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), in an effort to contribute to the enhancement of senior leadership in the context of current trends and future needs, is proud to present the IV Seminar on Leadership Development for New Presidents and Emerging Leaders, to be held July 22-25, 2024 in Aarhus, Denmark. Join us in this unique Seminar hosted by Helnan Marselis Hotel that will provide peer-to-peer learning and valuable insights from current and former university Presidents as well as higher education experts from around the world!

Speakers 2024

Francisco Marmolejo
Higher Education President, Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
Pilar Aranda
Former President, Universidad de Granada (Spain)
María Vicenta Mestre
President, Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
Amine Bensaid
President of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (Morocco)
Ted Mitchell
President, American Council on Education (USA) - Virtual
Carmen Lamagna
Former Vice Chancellor, American International University (Bangladesh)
Elizabeth Stroble
Chancellor, Webster University (USA)
Paul LeBlanc
President, Southern New Hampshire University (USA) - Virtual
Jamienne Studley
President, WASC Senior Commission on Universities and Colleges (USA)
Arturo Cherbowski
Executive Director, Santander Universidades (Mexico)
Tomás Morales
President, California State University, San Bernardino (USA) - Virtual
Hans de Wit
Emeritus Professor & Distinguished Fellow, Boston College (USA/Netherlands)
H.E. Hassan Diab
Former Prime Minister of Lebanon and Former Vice President American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
Devorah Lieberman
President Emerita, University of LaVerne and ACE Senior Advisor to the President (USA) - Virtual
Peter Eckel
Senior Fellow and Director of Leadership Programs, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen
Former President, Arcadia University and Former IAUP Treasurer (USA)
Carlos H. García
Chief of Staff and Director of Institutional Relations, CETYS University (Mexico)
Kakha Shengelia
President Caucasus University and IAUP Chairman of the Board (Georgia)
Gerald Reisinger
President, University of Applied Sciences of Upper Austria and IAUP Former Secretary-General (Austria)
Shawn Chen
Chancellor, SIAS International University and IAUP President-Elect (China)
Fernando Galván Reula
President Emeritus, Universidad Alcalá de Henares (Spain)
Fernando León García
President, CETYS University and IAUP President (Mexico)


The Helnan Marselis Hotel

Aarhus, Denmark

Our gracious host, The Helnan Marselis Hotel, is situated between a beautiful beach and forest and near the city centre. It offers stunning views of the Aarhus Bay and easy access to the beach. The hotel boasts modern amenities, elegant accommodations, and excellent dining options.

A Word from Participants