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A National Study of Higher Education: Challenges and Rays of Hope, Part 1


In this special, community-wide lecture series, psychologist and educator Howard Gardner will share findings from a six year national study of higher education. How do the chief constituencies in higher education (i.e., incoming students, graduating students, faculty, senior administrators, parents, alumni/ae, trustees, and job recruiters) on ten disparate campuses understand the opportunities and challenges in the U.S.? In a rapidly altering terrain, what is the future of the liberal arts and sciences--indeed, of quality, non-professional higher education in the 21st century? Join us for this special lecture series and a unique opportunity to hear one of Harvard's premier scholars share findings from this comprehensive study for the first time with the public. All are welcome to attend.

  1. January 8, 5:30-7pm, Askwith Hall, Background and Issues
  2. January 10, 5:30-7pm, Askwith Hall, Findings
  3. January 14, 5:30-7pm, Askwith Hall, Conclusions and Recommendations
Event Location: 
Askwith Hall
Building and Room: 
Askwith Hall
Event Start Date and Time: 
Tuesday Jan 8 2019 5:30pm
Event End Date and Time: 
Tuesday Jan 8 2019 2:00pm
Event Link:
Higher Education
Event Formatted Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 5:30 - 7pm