American Universities in the Middle East: Agents of Change in the Arab World

Speaker: David Arnold
Speaker: Joseph G. Jabbra
Speaker: Winfred L. Thompson
Speaker: John Waterbury
Presider: Lee C. Bollinger

Please join these university presidents as they discuss the importance and value of American-style liberal arts education in Egypt, Lebanon, and the Gulf, and how it can work to create social change in the Arab world.

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meeting

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International Competitiveness and Education: A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Speaker: Arne Duncan
Presider: John DeGioia

Recent studies have concluded that the United States continues to fall behind other countries in student achievement, particularly in the areas of math and science. Please join Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss the future of U.S. education policy and its implications for international competitiveness and national security.


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