Annual Monan Lecture Series Will Feature Conway, Zemsky

Annual Monan Lecture Series Will Feature Conway, Zemsky

The annual Rev. J. Donald Monan, SJ, Lecture Series on Higher Education at Boston College will feature talks this fall by author and former Smith College President Jill Ker Conway and Robert Zemsky, a pioneer in contemporary higher education trends.

Conway, author of The Road from Coorain and currently a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will speak on "What's an Undergraduate Education Today, and Why Does It Cost So Much?" on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, Zemsky, CEO of The Learning Alliance, will present "To Dance with Change." The founding director of The Higher Education Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Zemsky was at the forefront in the use of market analyses for higher education, and is undertaking a major study of the market for e-learning.

Zemsky also is serving as a consultant for the University's major assessment and planning initiative [see related story].

Both events, which are free and open to the public, take place from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall.

The Monan Series is sponsored by the J. Donald Monan, SJ, Chair in Higher Education and the Lynch School of Education Program in Higher Education. For further information, call ext.2-4236.

 

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