November 29, 2017

Mitch Daniels, group to present on ‘The Future of Undergraduate Education, the Future of America’ report

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (Nov. 30) will take part in a discussion providing key highlights from “The Future of Undergraduate Education, the Future of America” report.

Daniels serves on the Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education, which issued the report. The commission was formed by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to develop a national strategy to help students and their families, colleges and universities, policymakers, and business leaders and philanthropists reach the next level, according to its website. The report includes an analysis of the student experience, examples of innovative solutions and recommendations for moving forward.

Others who will take part in the discussion are Jack DeGioia, president of Georgetown University; Jonathan Fanton, president of American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA; Mike McPherson, president emeritus of the Spencer Foundation; and Gail Mellow president of LaGuardia Community College.

The discussion, which will take place in Washington, D.C., will be available via webcast at 9 a.m. EST. Register for the webcast here. A release on the commission’s establishment is available here.

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