Entrepreneurs Within: What We Learned While Launching a New Model within an Existing Institution

Wednesday, October 01 | 9:00AM–9:50AM | Meeting Room W304F-H
Session Type: Professional Development

The NGLC Breakthrough Models for College Completion are diverse, but they have one thing in common: they all demand an entrepreneurial approach from those working to implement them. Hear from innovators in four of these breakthrough degree programs about what it takes to design and implement dramatic change in the traditional postsecondary institution.

OUTCOMES: Understand the similarities and differences between the demands of disruptive innovation in higher ed and in other sectors of the economy * Gain a sense of the types of challenges that leaders face as they design and launch next-gen delivery models in higher ed * Learn about strategies used successfully to meet these challenges


  • Mary Hendrix

    Vice President for Student Access & Success, Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Fred Hurst

  • Nancy Millichap

  • Ramesh Rao

    Chair of the DN3 Program and Professor of Communication, Columbus State University
  • Art Seavey

    Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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