Webinar: Beyond the Horizon: What’s Next for Higher Education
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Colleges and universities are at a crossroads. Forces largely out of our control—financial, demographic, political, and technological—promise to bring massive changes to the sector in the decade ahead.
This hour-long webinar discusses the latest trends about the future of higher education. Participants will learn
- How shifts in high-school graduates will alter the college-going landscape
- Whether students will continue to flock to U.S. colleges from overseas
- How to separate the hype from reality when it comes to technology
- The future for state investment in higher education
Jeffrey J. Selingo has written about higher education for two decades and is a regular contributor to the Washington Post and The Atlantic. His latest book, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins, 2016), is a New York Times bestseller. He is a special advisor to the president at Arizona State University and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities.
Karin Fischer is a freelance journalist who focuses on higher education. She covers international education, including American colleges’ activities overseas, the globalization of the college experience, and international-student recruitment and the experience of foreign students in the United States. She also writes about the relationship between colleges and the economy, examining the fault lines along education and the economy in America. A former legislative and congressional reporter, she previously covered higher education politics and policy. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington Monthly, and University World News.
Michael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education. He serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Entangled Ventures, an education technology studio, and is the co-founder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit think tank. Horn is the author and coauthor of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book DISRUPTING CLASS: HOW DISTRUPVIE INNOVATION WILL CHANGE THE WAY THE WORLD LEARNS. He also serves as an executive editor at Education Next.
Ann Kirschner is University Professor at The City University of New York, the nation’s largest urban university, and a faculty fellow at the Futures Initiative at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Sala’s Gift (Simon and Schuster, 2006), and Lady At The Ok Corral (HarperCollins, 2013), and a frequent speaker and writer on innovation in media, technology, and education. She is a graduate of University of Buffalo, University of Virginia, and received her PhD from Princeton University, where she is a member of the Board of Trustees.