Georgia Tech's Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) invites you to attend a half-day event, "The Civic Role of Universities in a Changing Educational Landscape."

This event will take place on June 2, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will feature Ángel Cabrera (President, Georgia Institute of Technology), M. Brian Blake (President, Georgia State University), Gregory Fenves (President, Emory University), and Steven McLaughlin (Provost, Georgia Institute of Technology). 

The event agenda includes:

  • a presidential panel discussion of the civic role of universities in a changing educational landscape (with a focus on Atlanta);

  • a presentation on educational research at Georgia Tech and its critical role in the future of higher ed in Atlanta, led by Steve Harmon (Interim Executive Director, C21U);

  • a panel discussion with Ashok Goel (Chief Scientist, C21U and Professor, College of Computing), Ruth Kanfer (Professor, School of Psychology and Director of the Work Science Center), Chaohua Ou (Project Manager, AI-ALOE), and Michael Hoffmann (Professor, Public Policy) about the key role that NSF-funded institutes like the National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE) play in the future of work.

Event Details

June 2, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Global Learning Center (800 Spring St. NW)

Breakfast and coffee buffet provided for attendees beginning at 7:45 a.m.

C21U poster