Claiming our story

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Spacer barNearly every day, it seems, there is a prominent quote or tweet taking an educational institution-or the entire sector-to task.

Student debt, administrative salaries, large endowments, campus disruptions, completion rates...the list goes on.
Tune in as we take a hard look at what can be done to rebuild trust, as well as demonstrate the intrinsic value of higher education as a public good.



Sue CunninghamSue Cunningham
President and CEO,
Council for Advancement and Support of Education

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Our distinguished panel will outline the challenges and discuss the implications for the people who are working to advance education throughout the world.


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Add to Calendar 03/09/2018 9:30 AM 03/09/2018 11:00 AM EST Claiming Our story: The Imperative for Higher Education Join us online for a live streamed panel discussion about the importance of higher education and why it is a public good. Live stream from American University

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Consider hosting a group to watch the event and then have your own discussion. Alumni, board members, staff, faculty, donors and key stakeholders all need to join this important conversation. CASE will provide discussion questions you can use and will compile comments, questions and suggestions from people hosting viewing events throughout the world. Email to sign up as a conversation host.

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Plan on joining the live chat with your questions and comments.


Sylvia M. Burwell

President, American University

Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

Reporter, Education Finance, The Washington Post

Alistair Jarvis

Chief Executive, Universities UK

Ted Mitchell

President, American Council on Education


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