Higher Education Innovation: Facilitating Global Access to the American Dream

Monday, February 03 | 4:45PM–5:30PM | Napoleon Ballroom
Session Type: Professional Development

"If you want the American dream, go to Finland," quipped Edward Miliband, the current leader of the British Labour Party. The "American Dream"—the notion that "life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement"—was a term coined in 1931 by James Truslow Adams, a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian. This talk will explore the role of higher education, and particularly higher ed innovation, in providing global access to the American Dream.


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