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Schedule | Precipice or Crossroads: A Symposium on the Future of Public Research Universities

Schedule and Panelists' Written Answers to Key Questions Posed to Panels 1 through 5

Click on panel titles to go the the Q&A for each panel


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Time Events - Billings Ira Allen Lecture Hall (Billings LH)
5:30 p.m.
Keynote: Humanities and the Role of Public Universities
Jim Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
*Free and open to the public. No registration required*


Thursday, October 11, 2012

Time Events - Davis Center
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Panel 1: Changing Institutional and Instructional Models
Moderator, Goldie Blumenstyk; Panelists, Judy Genshaft, John Hudzik, Jane Knodell, Thomas Vogelmann
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel 2: The Role of Public Research Universities in the Total Educational System (including preK-12 and post-secondary, public and private)
Moderator, Jon Marcus; Panelists, Jimmy Cheek, M. Peter McPherson, Fayneese Miller, Dave Wolk, Nancy Zimpher
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Speaker
James Duderstadt, A Report on the National Academies Research Universities and the Future of America.
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Panel 3: Costs, Strategic Resource Investment, Finance, and Governance
Moderator, Goldie Blumenstyk; Panelists, Michael Crow, Ronald Ehrenberg, Martha Heath, Robert Zemsky
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Panel 4: Student Opportunity: Tuition, Access, Affordability, and Diversity
Moderator, Jon Marcus; Panelists, Coy F. Cross, II, Douglas Lantagne, David Shulenburger, Jane Wellman
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Keynote: Between a New Rock and a Bad Hard Place: Public Research Universities at Risk
Robert Zemsky, The Learning Alliance, University of Pennsylvania


Friday, October 12, 2012

Time Events - Davis Center
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Panel 5: Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts
Moderator: Scott Jaschik; Panelists, William Dabars, James Duderstadt, Domenico Grasso, Tom Sullivan
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel 6: Precipice or Crossroads: The Future of America's Public Research Universities
Moderator, Tamar Lewin; Panelists, Michael Crow, James Duderstadt, Ronald Ehrenberg, Daniel Mark Fogel, Jane Wellman.

Questions for this panel will emerge from the preceding sessions at the Symposium.

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