Navigating a New Era in Higher Ed: Facts About the Future


The biggest mistake we can make in higher education is continually choosing to operate for the era in which we were founded instead of the age in which we currently exist. The skills we need, the ways we collaborate, and the jobs available to graduates are changing. So must we.

Learn from higher-ed acclaimed authors and dynamic leaders about embracing a “mindset reset” about the purpose and possibility of modern postsecondary education, putting students at the center of everything we do. Then dig deep into startling new data about navigating this promising new era with eyes wide open.

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Jamie Mollo, Sr. Conferences & Events Planner, Western Governors University

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  • Tags: administration, market trends
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Leadership for Tomorrow
  • Session Focus Area Higher Education
  • Level: Field Experience

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