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EVENT REGISTRATION

Reopening Higher Education

This virtual media event welcomes presidents, deans, and other university spokespeople to make the case for how their universities are handling this once in a lifetime challenge.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Reopen? Or go remote? Get the quotes you need directly from the people making the call.

Join our Zoom session and ask your questions, either live or via chat. Please register here.
There will be new speakers every 10 minutes with a 20 minute intermission. Join for all or part of the schedule. This free registration adds you to the list for updates on the schedule, and to get a video and transcript after the event.

Who:
UTHealth
Binghamton University
West Virginia University
Lewis University
Cornell College
University of Arkansas, Little Rock
University at Albany
University of California, Irvine
Council on Undergraduate Research
University of Texas, El Paso
More TBA

Additional panelists and schedule TBA.
New speakers approximately every 10 minutes with a 20 minute intermission.
Join for all or part of the schedule.

More about this event:
University students around the nation prepare for a 2020 academic year that will be like no other in recent memory, with social distancing, remote classes, and limited on-campus activities, and now, increasing numbers of COVID infections. How are leaders assessing the situation and planning to keep their students and communities safe, while maintaining the high standards of education that their students expect?

This virtual media event welcomes presidents, deans, and other university spokespeople to make the case for how their universities are handling this once in a lifetime challenge.

Panelists:
Michael Dennin Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Education and Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University of California, Irvine
Jonathan Brand, President, Cornell College
Harvey Stenger, Ph.D., President, Binghamton University
Christopher Sindt, Ph.D., Provost, Lewis University
George Zimmerman, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management, West Virginia University.
LaTanya J. Love, MD - Dean of Education at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston.
Stephen Conard, MPA, CEM - Emergency Management Coordinator, University at Albany
More Panelists TBA


Registration is closed for this event.

For more information or questions, please email:

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