NACADA Research Symposium

Join us for 24 hours of research at the NACADA Research Symposium
Friday, April 10 - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Research Symposium will be held in Indianapolis, IN following the Region 5 Conference.   Location will be announced soon. 

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 Friday, April 10

Dinner on your own

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015

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 includes Research Symposium resources, time with NACADA consultants, lunch, and refreshments.

Location and Hotel Information



Directions: TBA



Wendy Troxel
NACADA Research 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