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Successful partnerships between institutions, government agencies, and the private sector are critical to student success at the collegiate level. Attend this conference with members from two- and four-year institutions, high school administrators, members of the business community, philanthropic organizations, and policy makers to learn about evidence-based collaborative approaches to student success.

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Future of Higher Education Presentation

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Publications:

The Future of Undergraduate Education, The Future of AmericaAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2017

Date:

March 28, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton Ballroom

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Add to Calendar 03/28/2019 08:00 AM 03/28/2019 4:00 PM America/Chicago The Future of Higher Education: Implementing Collaborative Student Success Strategies Successful partnerships between institutions, government agencies, and the private sector are critical to student success at the collegiate level. Attend this conference with members from two- and four-year institutions, high school administrators, members of the business community, philanthropic organizations, and policy makers to learn about evidence-based collaborative approaches to student success. Conrad N. Hilton Ballroom, Hilton University of Houston

Presenters:

Sandy Baum

Sandy Baum
Senior Fellow
Urban Institute

Julie Eklund

Julie Eklund
Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Planning and Funding Division
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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Bob Harvey
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greater Houston Partnership

Mike McPherson

Michael S. McPherson
President Emeritus
Spencer Foundation

Raymund Paredes

Raymund Paredes
Commissioner
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Tom Sugar

Tom Sugar
Vice President for Partnerships
EAB

Ed Venit

Ed Venit
Managing Director
EAB

Michelle Weise

Michelle Weise
Senior Vice President for Workforce Strategies and Chief Innovation Officer
Strada Education Network

Agenda:

8:00 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
  • Paula Myrick Short, SVC/SVP for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Houston
  • Raymund Paredes, Commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Michael S. McPherson, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
9:00 a.m.

The Future of Higher Education: National Priorities and Recommendations
Michael S. McPherson, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

9:45 a.m. 60x30TX: Targets, Goals, and Strategies
Raymund Paredes, Commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
10:30 a.m. State Student Success and Demographic Data
Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Planning and Funding Division, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
11:15 a.m. Growing Metro Competitiveness through Higher Education
Bob Harvey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Houston Partnership
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote: Generation Z Characteristics and Implications for Higher Education
Ed Venit, Managing Director, EAB
1:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Developing Marketable Skills for College Students
    Michelle Weise, Senior Vice President for Workforce Strategies and Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Education Network
  • Helping Students and Families Understand College Costs and Financial Aid
    Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
    Michael S. McPherson, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Creating Regional Student Success Collaborations
    Houston GPS Panel
2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Developing Marketable Skills for College Students
    Michelle Weise, Senior Vice President for Workforce Strategies and Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Education Network
  • Helping Students and Families Understand College Costs and Financial Aid
    Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
    Michael S. McPherson, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Creating Regional Student Success Collaborations
    Houston GPS Panel
3:00 p.m. Dessert and Dialogue
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks