Always on the Fringe: Closed Futures and the Promise of Liberal Education
An open discussion moderated by AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella with:
Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology, Temple University, and author of Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream
Michael Roth, President of Wesleyan University, and author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters
Jeff Selingo, Professor of Practice, Arizona State University, and author of There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow
Beverly Daniel Tatum, former President, Spelman College, and author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Conversations About Race.
The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today
Jelani Cobb, Professor of Journalism, Columbia University, and Staff Writer for The New Yorker
Iteration and Innovation in Education
Jaime Casap, Education Evangelist, Google, Inc.
Glass Cliffs, Queen Bees, and the Snow Woman Effect: Persistent Barriers to Women’s Leadership in the Academy
Lynn Pasquerella, President, AAC&U
Building and Sustaining Allies for Turbulent Times
Michelle Asha Cooper, President, Institute for Higher Education Policy
Introduction by Lorenzo L. Esters, Vice President, Philanthropy, USA Funds
AAC&U thanks USA Funds for their generous support of this event.
PRESIDENTS’ FORUM PLENARY
The Contours of Free Expression on Campus: Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Civility
Frederick M. Lawrence, Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Phi Beta Kappa
PRESIDENTS' FORUM LUNCHEON
Why Reporters Won't Pay Attention—Except When I Don't Want Them To
Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed