Friday, December 12, 2008

Upcoming Event: Tuesday, December 16

Higher Education Opportunity Act and the Future of Higher Education
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

202-507-4622 or

Discussants Include:
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

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


capeman said...

It all means nothing, these people had their chance with Bush and Spellings, and got very little. With Obama, they will get even less, less than nothing.

priya said...