Higher Education Forum

Business and student leaders talked about ways the business community and higher education institutions could better engage with one… read more

Business and student leaders talked about ways the business community and higher education institutions could better engage with one another to improve employment prospects for graduating students. The panelist discussed students graduating without the necessary skills for available high-paying jobs but with large loads of student debt. Topics included the cost of higher education, the increased number of online classes, and certain educational institutions becoming obsolete. The program opened with remarks by Margaret Spellings and

The panel “The Future of Higher Education: From the Business and Student Lens” was part of the forum, “Getting to Work: What Students and Employers Need from Higher Education,” held by the Institute for a Competitive Workforce and Young Invincibles in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hall of Flags. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jeremy Johnson Co-Founder and President 2U->Undergraduate Programs
  • Bill Kamela Senior Director Microsoft Corp->Education and Workforce
  • Cheryl A. Oldham Vice President U.S. Chamber of Commerce->Institute for a Competitive Workforce
  • Kathleen M. Shanahan Member Florida->State Board of Education
  • Aaron Smith Co-Founder and Executive Director Young Invincibles
  • Zakiya Smith Director Lumina Foundation for Education->Student Financial Support Strategy
  • Margaret Spellings President U.S. Chamber of Commerce->National Chamber Foundation
  • Aaron Starks President Salt Lake Community College->Student Association
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Higher Education Forum

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Program ID:
311040-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2013 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 10:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 4:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2013 | 7:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
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