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Bill Scheurer: Thank you, UNICON!

Bill Scheurer: Thank you, UNICON!

  Over the past 35 years I’ve been associated with UNICON, first as the head of executive education at the University of Minnesota and serving as UNICON’s Executive Director. I have a lot to be

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Two Gain Emeritus Status at Annual Board Meeting

Two Gain Emeritus Status at Annual Board Meeting

  Markus Frank       Lise Hammergren At the annual meeting of UNICON Board of Directors in July, Emeritus status was granted to Markus Frank, University of St. Gallen and Lise Hammergren, BI Norwegian Business School.

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Markus Frank: Exploiting the now while exploring the new – UNICON as your catalyst

Markus Frank: Exploiting the now while exploring the new – UNICON as your catalyst

Executive education undergoes profound change    Markus Frank, UNICON Board Chair 2021-2022 The 2021 Membership Survey revealed an unforeseen setback in university-based non-degree executive education. Before the pandemic, the average gross annual revenue of all

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UNICON Launches Volute Learning Community

UNICON Launches Volute Learning Community

As part of the ongoing strategy led by the 2021-2022 UNICON Communications Committee, we are excited to announce the launch of UNICON’s Learning Community through the social lifelong learning platform, Volute. Together, Volute and UNICON are

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Bill Scheurer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill Scheurer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  At the 2022 Directors' Conference, UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer received the UNICON Lifetime Achievement Award for service to the organization. The award states: UNICON honors Bill Scheurer with the UNICON lifetime achievement award

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The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

"The Future of UNICON - the Next Fifty Years" Peter Hirst, Michael Malefakis "As we all know all too well, making predictions–especially about the future–is a tricky business. After two years of pandemic-induced turbulence and

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UNICON – The First Fifty Years

UNICON – The First Fifty Years

The First Fifty Years – (1972 – 2022) Pat Cataldo "From its initial inception of a small group of executive education directors getting together to discuss issues related to their business, the name UNICON (University

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Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Following the retirement announcement of UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer, an extensive search was launched last year to fill the position. The UNICON Continuity Committee and the UNICON Board of Directors are delighted to report

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Fall 2022 Leadership Academy Applications Now Open

Fall 2022 Leadership Academy Applications Now Open

Leading a university-based executive education business requires a unique skillset. These leaders need to know and understand corporate and mid-cap businesses, business schools, executive education technology, executive learners and how to run a for-profit business.

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University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

Recently, the board approved Associate membership for The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Please welcome them to the consortium. David Eccles School of Business Executive Education Executive Education offers experiential-based, impact-driven programs

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UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members

UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members

UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members Serge Lafrance, HEC Montréal, won the board election held last month.Serge Lafrance is Director of Executive Education and Associate Professor at HEC Montréal, a leading business school with triple

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UNICON Launches New Website

UNICON Launches New Website

As we celebrate the 50th year of UNICON, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website to mark this incredible accomplishment.  Take a moment and whitelist UNICON to make sure you receive our