PNACAC Middle Management Institute

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This three-day, two-night event is geared toward admissions professionals in supervisory roles or those preparing to move beyond entry-level positions. The Middle Management Institute will focus on advancing leadership skills through dynamic educational sessions and collaborative learning experiences.

The inaugural PNACAC MMI will be held concurrently with the PNACAC Summer Institute from July 24-26, 2024 at the University of Portland, in Portland, Oregon.

Registration Fees & Details
Advocate to Attend letter
Scholarships to Attend
Program Details

TENTATIVE AGENDA (Subject to Change)


Registration Fees & Details

Program registration fee includes accommodations: Single room with shared bathroom, linens provided. Meals are included.

Need some help advocating to attend? We got you. Customize our “Advocate to Attend” letter.

Early Bird Registration*

By May 31


Regular Registration

June 1 to June 30


Late Registration

July 1 to July 10


 *We are allowing institutions to register for a seat before they have identified who will attend, in order to meet early bird pricing deadlines. To do so, select "Register Guest" and enter "TBD" for first and last names. Enter your email address (or someone your office who will be responsible for confirming attendance). We will then confirm final contact information no later than July 10. No refunds will be provided after July 10, though registration may be transferred to another person in your office.



Registration closes July 10th.

Refund Policy: Cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to PNACAC at [email protected] no later than July 10, 2024. A $50 processing fee will be deducted from the cost of your registration.

Registration or payment questions? Please contact Ann Nault, PNACAC Executive Assistant, [email protected]

Program questions? Email the Professional Development Chairs with any questions.


Scholarships to Attend

PNACAC is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to make these programs accessible to a wider range of members. This scholarship will cover the registration fee, which includes lodging on campus and meals during the program. You will be responsible for travel to and from the University of Portland and any other expenses. 

  • PNACAC will notify all applicants on or before June 14
  • Register by June 30


Who should attend?

The program is for rising admission professionals who are no longer new, and are ready for the next step in their careers. Good candidates for Middle Management have between 3-10 years of admissions experience and are considering their longevity within the admissions or enrollment management profession.

What is the format?

A combination of:

  • Interactive workshops
  • Panel discussions
  • Informal discussion and networking
  • A dedicated Slack channel just for your cohort to continue conversations after the Institute

What are the learning outcomes/takeaways?

  • You will take away new and strengthened relationships with colleagues in the profession
  • You will leave with a deeper understanding of future professional development needs
  • You will leave with a stronger skillset as a manager and developing your team

What is included?

  • On-campus lodging: single room with shared bathroom
  • Six meals (one dinner on your own)
  • Note-taking materials and handouts
  • A dedicated Slack channel just for your cohort to continue conversations after the Institute

Sample themes:

  • Leadership and communication strategies
  • Developing and growing your career in middle management
  • Critical thinking and problem solving through a management viewpoint
  • Networking with university leaders
  • Addressing workplace challenges through positive action