Each fall WWHEL sponsors a state conference. The conference provides national keynote speakers, concurrent sessions and panel presentations on leadership in higher education.
The campus hosting the WWHEL State Conference works with the WWHEL Board of Directors to establish a budget. The campus conference planning committee has at least two representatives from the WWHEL Board of Directors. The Board representatives have access to a common format/timetable which will be of assistance in planning and delivering the conference. The state Conference planning committee should strive to have the following Wisconsin institutions represented in the program: UW Universities/Colleges, Technical Colleges and private Universities/Colleges.