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Senior Department Official to Discuss Obama Administration Initiatives to Address Skills Gap and College Affordability as Facilitator of Panel, “Educating Students for the 21st Century: The Way Forward”

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Event Date 1: June 27, 2012 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will highlight the Obama Administration’s efforts to promote college access and affordability and develop a workforce for today and tomorrow during a panel discussion entitled “Educating Students for the 21st Century: The Way Forward,” at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 27, in Washington, D.C.

The panel, which Ochoa will facilitate, is part of the 7th annual summer meeting hosted by the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and brings together representatives from different sectors committed to improving higher education.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa
What : Introductory remarks and panel facilitator at USU/APLU summer meeting
When : 10 a.m. ET, Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Where : Embassy Suites DC Convention Center
900 10th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.