College Learning and the Big Economic Picture: Preparing Students for a Turbulent Global Economy

Plenary
Wednesday January 21, 2015 8:45am to 9:45am

Economists and business leaders will speak on the global economy and the learning graduates need, including discussion of:

  • The economic outlook and its implications for college
  • College predictors of success in career and life
  • The career preparation employers seek, value and reward
Brandon Busteed
Director
Gallup Education
Carly Fiorina
Former Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard, and Member, Board of Directors
James Madison University
William Longbrake
Chair, Board of Trustees, The College of Wooster, and Banking and Finance Executive in Residence at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and Center for Financial Policy
University of Maryland
James M. Citrin
Managing Director, and Member, Wesleyan University Board of Trustees
Spencer Stuart Inc
Facilitator: Debra Humphreys
Vice President for Policy and Public Engagement
AAC&U