Special Advisor Rosemarie Nassif to Participate on Panel at Annual Meeting of the Western Academic Leadership Forum Special Advisor Rosemarie Nassif to Participate on Panel at Annual Meeting of the Western Academic Leadership Forum


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Event Date 1: April 19, 2012 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm

Rosemarie Nassif, special advisor to the assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate on a panel on “What Constitutes a Quality Degree and Its Purpose: A Look at the External and Internal Forces” at 1:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, April 19, in Phoenix, Ariz. Nassif will discuss President Obama’s completion agenda and the Education Department’s efforts to address the challenges of affordability, diversity, and quality.

Nassif’s presentation is part of a panel discussion at the Western Academic Leadership Forum’s annual meeting. Other panelists are Paul Gaston, Kent State University; Dominique Raymond, Complete College America; and Paul Thayer, Colorado State University. The panel discussion will be moderated by Sona Andrews from the Oregon University system, and a question and answer session will follow. Some 75 academic leaders from two- and four- year institutions and state higher education agencies from 15 western states will be attending.


Event 1
Who :

Rosemarie Nassif, special advisor to the assistant secretary for postsecondary education
U.S. Department of Education

What :

Panelist: What Constitutes a Quality Degree: A Look at the External and Internal Forces
Annual Meeting of the Western Academic Leadership Forum.

When :

1:30 p.m. PT, Thursday, April 19, 2012

Where :

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, Ariz.

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