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Inaugural Summit on Higher Education

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Holiday Inn Concord Downtown

172 North Main Street

Concord, NH 03301

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The largest statewide gathering of New Hampshire public and private university and college heads with business and civic leaders to address critical issues facing New Hampshire and beyond.


Agenda will feature:

Changing Higher Education Landscape

Keynote Address by Ted Mitchell, Ph.D., President of American Council on Education

State of Higher Education in New Hampshire

A roundtable discussion with 10 of New Hampshire’s college and university presidents and chancellors facilitated by WMUR Political Director Adam Sexton

The Benefits of a College Education to Individuals and Society

Philip Trostel, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, University of Maine

Aligning Higher Education and K-12 Through Partnerships: A Panel Discussion

  • Katie Merrow, Vice President of Community Impact, NH Charitable Foundation
  • Tom Raffio, President and CEO of Northeast Delta Dental
  • Commissioner Frank Edelblut, New Hampshire Department of Education
  • Ed MacKay, Trustee, Davis Educational Foundation and longtime New Hampshire higher education leader
  • Corinne Cascadden, Superintendent of Schools, Berlin

Closing Remarks

Dr. Barbara Brittingham, President of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Keynote

Ted Mitchell, President American Council on Education

Mitchell was president of Occidental College (CA) from 1999-2005. He served as United States Under Secretary of Education from 2014 until January 2017, reporting to the Secretary of Education and overseeing postsecondary education policies and programs. He is currently the President of American Council on Education.

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