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The Crisis in Higher Education

Date:
Thursday, March 09, 2006
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Engaging Education (e^2)
Location Details:
Classroom Unit 1, UC Santa Cruz

engaging education (e^2) presents a forum on:

The Crisis in Higher Education

Thursday March 9th
6:00PM-8:00PM
Classroom Unit 1
***

The State of California used to rank 1st in Education. Now we are ranked 45th in the country. Higher Education today is becoming less and less of a priority. Affordability and access to higher education is becoming more limited to students due to cuts in financial aid, increase in tuition, changes in eligibility, and more. Come learn about the issues that are turning higher education into a crisis and how they are being addressed.

Panelists:

* Ashley Uyeda
engaging education Co-Chair
* Bob Laird
Author of The Case for Affirmative Action in University Admissions
* Gina Dent
Feminist Studies Professor
* Ken Songco
Alumni & Organizer
* Robert Meister
LALS & Politics Professor
* Jessica Pierce
Student Union Assembly Chair

http://www.engagingeducation.org/
Added to the calendar on Sat, Mar 4, 2006 4:43PM
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