NACADA Research Symposium

Join us for 24 hours of research at the NACADA Research Symposium
Sunday, Feb 28 & Monday, Feb 29, 2016
Research Symposium will be held in Manhattan, KS preceding the Region 7 Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Come with Research Ideas — Leave with an action plan.

The Research Symposium: 

  • The Purpose of the Symposium is to build a community of scholars. It is open to all those in the academic advising profession.
  • The Program is designed for researchers at all levels who are ready to transform their ideas into scholarly works.
  • The Agenda will include: large group discussions, small group interactions, independent work, and one-on-one time with research mentors.
  • The Participants will receive materials including pertinent articles related to research in advising, among other useful tools.    

Tentative Schedule is:

1:30 - 6:00 p.m on Sunday, Feb 28, 2016

Dinner on your own

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb 29, 2016

For more information, please contact: 

Wendy Troxel
Illinois State University







Registration Information

Register on-line with a credit card. 

Registration is limited to 25, so register early!  

The registration fee of $85 includes Research Symposium resources, time with NACADA consultants, lunch, and refreshments.

There are no refunds on or after _____________

Location and Hotel Information

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS

Lodging:  HIlton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS

31 W. Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-635-2000

Room Rates: Single/Double: $132.00  |  Triple/Quad: $132.00/$132.00

NACADA has arranged for a block of rooms at the conference rate at the The Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel. These rooms may sell out before the cut-off date of Wednesday, Marc 18, 2015, so reserve your room early! 




***Room reservation information may be requested from the hotel during the last 4 weeks prior to the conference by the NACADA Executive Office in order to check on status of room block. Please e-mail Diane Matteson at if you request to have the hotel withhold your information.


Directions: TBA




Wendy Troxel
Immediate Past Chair
Illinois State University



Kathleen Smith, Florida State University - See more at:




What others say...

I would highly recommend the Research Symposium for anyone who wants to learn more about conducting research in the advising field. The facilitators are experts, and it doesn't matter if you are experienced or new; they will challenge your mind and abilities! -Jeanette Berger

The research symposium is an intimate, safe environment where you bond with others who are interested in developing research techniques for the purpose our students’ success. The instructors are kind, attentive, supportive and passionate. I had a really wonderful experience that I won’t soon forget! -Craig McGill