2018 Annual Conference

Making Connections: Building a Better Future for Transfer Students

Ohio Wesleyan University

Hamilton Williams Campus Center

Friday, June 8, 2018

Thursday, June 7

Pre-Conference Networking Event

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


25 N. Sandusky Street

Delaware, OH 43015

The Ohio Transfer Council will be providing appetizers.

Friday, June 8

Annual Conference


9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Keynote Speaker

Janet L. Marling, Ph.D.

Executive Director for the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students

NACAC Board of Directors

Janet L. Marling, Ph.D. has been affiliated with NISTS since its establishment in 2002 and was named executive director in 2011. In this role and through her extensive speaking, training, and consulting activities, Dr. Marling works with individuals, higher education institutions and associations, state agencies, foundations, and legislative bodies to improve transfer policy, practice, and research. She edited the New Directions for Higher Education volume titled, Collegiate Transfer: Navigating the New Normal, published by Jossey-Bass, and been involved as a project director and/or co-principal investigator for multiple research grants focusing on transfer student success.


Dr. Marling is an appointed Board Member for the National Association for College Counseling (NACAC) and an affiliate member of the Council for Standards in Higher Education (CAS) board of directors where she acted as lead content expert in the collaborative effort to develop the Standards for Transfer Student Programs and Services. Dr. Marling has previously served as vice president of student affairs and held professional positions in orientation and new student programs, personal and career counseling, peer mentoring, leadership, and learning support. Dr. Marling holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of North Texas, a M.S. in counseling psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a B.S. in psychology from Texas Christian University.

Hotel Information

There are a number of affordable hotels close to Ohio Wesleyan University to choose from. 

Call to Book: 855-845-6550

Quality Inn & Suites Delaware (1.7 miles)

Baymont Inn & Suites Delaware (2 miles)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunbury-Columbus Area (7.5 miles)

America's Best Value Inn and Suites (7.6 miles)

Hampton Inn Columbus-Delaware-I-71 North (7.6 miles)

50/50 Raffle

Once again, we will be holding a 50/50 raffle to raise funds for our David Gall Memorial Scholarship, which provides a one time scholarship to students transferring from one member institution to another. 

Conference Registration

Paying for the conference via check or money order? 

Please send payment to

Ohio Transfer Council

Attn: Sarah Unger

100 Ardmore Drive

Oxford, OH 45056

A huge thank you to this year's sponsors!

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