NACADA Research Symposium

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

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 February 25, but substitutions are allowed.

Location and Hotel Information

Meetings are held at 

HIlton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS
410 S 3rd St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-532-9116

The Hilton is currently sold out, but you may be able to get hotel rooms at a NACADA rate nearby:



Wendy Troxel
Illinois State University

Melissa Johnson
University of Florida


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