Reinventing the Modern University: Lessons Learned from Georgia Tech

Thursday, November 02 | 9:00AM–9:30AM ET | Meeting Room 103C, 100 Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Multi-Campus Perspective Panel, Talk Show
Managing institutional change is tremendously difficult. Yet university leaders know colleges must reinvent themselves to stay relevant in the digital age. Through strong partnerships between faculty and administration, as well as with outside organizations like McGraw-Hill Education and Udacity, Georgia Tech now has one of the most successful online degree programs (OMS CS) and is experimenting with new delivery models for undergraduate computer science as well. Join the Dean of Georgia Tech's College of Computing Zvi Galil, Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities Rich DeMillo, and President and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education David Levin in a discussion of managing change and implementing scalable, innovative educational programs and technology at your universities and institutions.

Outcomes: Understand how one innovative university is planning for the future * Understand principals of effectively managing change in a large institution * Create a vision for the future of higher education


  • Rich DeMillo

    Executive Director, Center for 21st Century Universities, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Zvi Galil

    Dean, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • David Levin