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Education Under Secretary to Discuss College Choice and Future of Higher Education at Forum Hosted by Arizona State University


Contact:  
Sara Gast , (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: March 31, 2011 09:00 am - 11:00 am

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the opening address and highlight the Administration’s efforts to boost college attainment and completion at an event focusing on the future of higher education. Arizona State University is hosting the forum, titled “College Choice and the Global Race to Out-Innovate, Out-Perform and Out-Build,” at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

After Kanter’s opening remarks, the event will transition to a panel of college admissions officials that will be moderated by ASU President Michael Crow. Discussions will focus on how high school and college educators can better collaborate to help students succeed and what students need to do to prepare for college and their careers.

Note to editors: Members of the media are encouraged to contact Sharon Keeler at 480-965-4012 or sharon.keeler@asu.edu if planning to attend


Event 1
Who : Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education
What : Opening remarks at “The Future of Higher Education: College Choice and the Global Race to Out-Innovate, Out-Perform and Out-Build” conference hosted by Arizona State University
When : 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 31
Where : Newseum
Knight Conference Center, 8th Floor
555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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