Futurist on Higher Education Lecture

Monday, November 05, 2012
4:00 PM (CT)
University Center - Conference Room A
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Candace Kuebker
Office of the President

A timely and relevant presentation by George Mehaffy for university personnel.

George Mehaffy serves as the Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in Washington, D.C., representing 430 public colleges and universities and their 37 million students. His division is responsible for development, undergraduate education, technology, international education and teacher education.

Mehaffy directs a variety of projects, including international programs with a Chinese higher education association, a technology transformation project with EDUCAUSE, an articulation project with community colleges, and two national studies of student success. In 2003, he launched the American Democracy Project, a civic engagement initiative with 228 colleges and universities, a partnership with The New York Times. He has university teaching and administrative experience in New Mexico and California. Last year he presented "The Red Ballon Project and Course Redesign" at the Southwest Business Deans Conference, that included important environmental information about challenges universities are already facing and will continue to face.

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