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Student/Staff Whirlwind Discussion

  • Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: CFL, Qualley Lounge

This past fall a group of faculty led discussions centered on 5 different potential disruptors of higher education: (1) the student cost and debt spiral; (2) the digitization of everything; (3) the regrouping of American communities, including communities of faith; (4) the changing profile of prospective Luther students; (5) the measurement of educational excellence by learning results.  These discussions were continued with the Board of Regents.  The faculty discussion leaders and members of the Board all read College Unbound by Jeffrey Selingo.  Workshop participants will receive a copy of College Unbound.  We will discuss the ideas in the book, what we perceive to be Luther’s particular strengths and what challenges five whirlwinds might or might not pose to Luther in the coming years.

Questions? Contact Jeff Wilkerson, 563-387-1226