What's It All Mean?
That’s the question ACTA will pose regarding the Higher Education Act, the incoming Obama Administration and the new Congress to a panel of higher ed experts during a moderated discussion made possible by the Lumina Foundation.
Hosted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni in conjunction with the Lumina Foundation for Education
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
1201 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Richard Vedder, distinguished professor of economics, Ohio University; director, Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Doug Lederman, moderator, co-founder, Inside Higher Ed
Kevin Carey, research and policy manager, Education Sector
Sarah Flanagan, vice president for government relations and policy, NAICU
A. Lee Fritschler, professor of public policy, George Mason University; former president, Dickinson College
Anne D. Neal, President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni
Mark Pelesh, executive vice president, Corinthian Colleges Association
Erin Renner, senior higher education policy advisor to Senator Kennedy
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
1.00 pm Welcome: Anne D. Neal
1.15 pm Part 1: The Higher Education Opportunity Act—Perspectives and Prognostications
2.15 pm Coffee Break
2.30 pm Part 2: Higher Education and the Public Trust—What Will the Future Bring?
3.25 pm Closing Remarks: Anne D. Neal
3.30 pm Adjournment