What is the Summit?
The Summit is an opportunity for the university and college community to meet with the Jewish community in order to discuss common concerns regarding the Jewish student body on campus. Discussions will highlight the remarkable historical synergy between Jewish life and university life, and explore ways to ensure that this interaction continues to strengthen both communities into the future. We will showcase the best campus programs and the best offerings of agencies and organizations that partner with Hillel. Who will be there?
Summit attendees will include national Jewish leaders, university administrators and faculty, Hillel board members, philanthropists and supporters in the university and Jewish communities, student leaders, Hillel professionals, and Federation representatives. What will you gain?
The Summit is an opportunity to establish and strengthen relationships between the University community and the Jewish community. Through dialogues, presentations, interactive sessions and you will be able to better understanding the needs of each community, understand the mutual goals and interests, and network towards building partnerships. How do I register?
Registration Is Now Closed for 2008 Summit.Can I already reserve a space at the hotel?
Yes. A block of rooms have been reserved for Sunday, March 23 through Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at the Hotel, please see accommodations
for more details. Are students invited to participate in the conference?
Yes. It is important that students lend their voice to conversations that will take place at the Summit. Although this is not a student conference, a select number of student leaders will be invited to participate fully in the Summit. We are also asking that Hillel student leader invite their fellow campus leaders. For example, we are seeking students who are leaders in student government, community service, campus publications, residence life, the Greek system, athletics or other groups on campus. By inviting other campus leaders, your chances of being selected are greatly increased as we are looking for a campus delegation.What is the cost of the Summit for students?
Student leaders will be invited to attend the Summit at the highly subsidized cost of $150 per person. This fee includes the full conference registration, all meals for the duration of the conference, and two nights lodging at the Renaissance hotel. A limited number of travel subsidies are available for students. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information about student participation. Are scholarships available for university faculty members to participate?
Yes. We will secure funding for a limited number of Summit Scholars. The subsidies will include the full conference registration, dinner on Sunday, lunch and dinner on Monday, and two nights lodging at the Renaissance hotel (double occupancy during the conference). Please contact email@example.com
for more information.