The Future of Public Higher Ed

Baltimore, MD
Monday, July 08, 2019

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Higher Ed
Monday, July 8
Registration Open (12:00pm – 6:30pm) 

Welcome Remarks (2:00pm - 2:15pm)  

Demographic Destinies: How Population Shifts Will Play Out in Public Higher Ed  (2:15pm - 3:00pm) 
 - Nathan Grawe, Professor of Economics, Carleton College  

Defending Public Higher Ed  (3:00pm - 3:45pm)
 - William J. Behre, President, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
 - Mildred García, President, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
 - Steve Robinson, President, Owens Community College

Keynote Remarks (3:45pm - 4:30pm)
 - Christopher Newfield, Professor of Literature and American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara  

Welcome Reception (4:30pm - 6:30pm)  


Tuesday, July 9
Registration Open (7:00am – 5:30pm) 

Continental Breakfast (7:30am - 8:45am)  

Welcome and Setting the Stage (8:45am - 9:00am)  

Keynote Remarks (9:00am - 9:30am) 
 - Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President, UMBC  

Keynote Remarks (9:30am - 10:15am)
 - Carol Tecla Christ, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley  

Responding to the Conversation (10:15am - 10:30am)
 - Ben Wildavsky, Senior Vice President, National Engagement, Strada Education Network  

Break (10:30am - 10:40am)  

Breakout Sessions (10:40am - 11:15am)
Smart, Succinct and Agile: Strategic Planning in an Age of Uncertainty
 - Nicole Melander, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Campus Labs 
 - Roger A. Ramsammy, President, Hudson Valley Community College

The Growing Role of Mergers in Higher Ed
 - Kasia Lundy, Managing Director, EY-Parthenon, Ernst & Young LLP
 - James H. Page, Chancellor, University of Maine System (retired)

Alternative Credentials and Emerging Pathways Between Education and Work
 - Shadee Barkan, Chief Partner & Development Officer, Trilogy Education Services
 - Richard Novak, Vice President for Continuing Studies and Distance Education, Rutgers University

Breakout Sessions (11:15am - 12:15pm)
UW-Stevens Point, Gen Ed and the Future of Regional Universities
 - Nicholas Fleisher, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 - Greg Summers, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

More Than a Degree: Preparing Students for Careers 
 - Jay A. Perman, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore
 - Neville G. Pinto, President, University of Cincinnati

 - Ruth V. Watkins, President, University of Utah 
Rural Community Colleges: Why They Matter and Why They Are Endangered
 - Joe Garcia, Chancellor, Colorado Community College System
 - Natalie J. Harder, Chancellor, South Louisiana Community College

Lunch  (12:15pm - 1:15pm)  

How Online Education Can Help (or Hurt) Public Colleges (1:15pm - 2:15pm)
 - Don Kilburn, CEO, UMassOnline 
 - Michelle Marks, Vice President for Academic Innovation & New Ventures, George Mason University
 - Javier Miyares, President, University of Maryland Global Campus
 - Burck Smith, CEO, StraighterLine

Breakout Sessions (2:15pm - 3:15pm)
Staying Connected With the State – in Good Times and Bad

 - Joseph A. Brennan, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, Montclair State University
 - Jennifer L. Frum, Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, University of Georgia
 - Tod Pritchard, Director, Media and Public Relations, Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association
Attracting Students in a Crowded Market: How Community Colleges Are Reversing Enrollment Declines and Growing their Numbers 
 - Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor, California Community Colleges
 - DeRionne P. Pollard, President, Montgomery College
 - Rob Sentz, Chief Innovation Officer, Emsi

Can International Students Balance Your Budget?
 - James Applegate, Senior Academic Advisor, Navitas
 - David L. Di Maria, Associate Vice Provost for International Education, UMBC
 - Meredith McQuaid, Associate Vice President and Dean of International Programs, University of Minnesota

Lessons From Pennsylvania: From a Faculty Strike to Working Together on Challenging Issues 
 - Daniel Greenstein, Chancellor, Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education
 - Kenneth M. Mash, President, Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties  

Break (3:15pm - 3:45pm)  

Keynote Remarks (3:45pm - 4:30pm)
 - Bill Haslam, Former Governor of Tennessee  

Reception (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Presented by University of Maryland, Baltimore and 
University of Maryland, Baltimore County  


Wednesday, July 10
Registration Open (7:00am – 12:00pm) 

Continental Breakfast (7:30am - 8:45am)  

Welcome and Setting the Stage (8:45am - 9:00am)  

The Pros and Cons of Statewide Coordination (9:00am - 10:00am)
 - Robert E. Anderson, President, SHEEO
 - Brian Noland, President, East Tennessee State University
 - Zakiya Smith Ellis, Secretary of Higher Education, State of New Jersey

Breaking News (10:00am - 10:30am)
 - Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed  

Break (10:30am - 10:40am)  

Breakout Sessions (10:40am - 11:30am)
Accountability: Gauging Colleges’ Performance and Value
 - F. King Alexander, President, Louisiana State University
 - Diane Auer Jones, Principal Deputy Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education 
 - Kathleen M. Shaw, Executive Director, Research for Action
Out-of-Staters at Flagship Institutions
 - E. Gordon Gee, President, West Virginia University
 - Ozan Jaquette, Assistant Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies 
 - Andrew Nichols, Senior Director of Higher Education Research and Data Analytics, The Education Trust

Free Speech and Public Research Universities
 - Emily Chamlee-Wright, President, Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
 - Michelle N. Deutchman, Executive Director, UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement
 - Henry Reichman, Chair, American Association of University Professors' Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure 

Closing Remarks (11:30am - 12:15pm)
 - Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed
 - Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed

Lunch  (12:15pm - 1:15pm)  

As of June 13, 2019



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