Global Flourishing and College Learning

Welcome and Overview

Opening Plenary
Wednesday January 21, 2015 8:30am to 8:40am

The future is global, and education must prepare students to address global challenges—economic, civic, intercultural, and personal.  On January 20, AAC&U will release two new Hart Research Associates’ surveys—one of employers and another of students—exploring whether college students are being globally prepared and whether they have sufficient problem-solving capacities to succeed in today’s economy.  Key findings from these surveys will serve as backdrop to the symposium dialogue.

Carol Geary Schneider
President
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Edward J. Ray
President
Oregon State University