U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Discuss Vision for Higher Education During Event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Discuss Vision for Higher Education During Event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join higher education leaders from across the country at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on Monday, July 27, at 9:30 a.m. EDT for a conversation on the future of America's higher education system, including how colleges and universities across the country are equipping students to be successful and how the U.S. Department of Education can help ensure that all Americans can earn an affordable, high-quality college degree.

Duncan will open with remarks on his vision for higher education before moderating a panel discussion that will highlight innovative approaches that institutions are taking to increase access, affordability and student success. The panel will include leaders from UMBC, Louisiana State University, LaGuardia (NY) Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, Morgan State University and the State University of New York.

Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander
UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski
LaGuardia Community College President Gail Mellow
Scott Ralls, President of the North Carolina Community College System and incoming President of Northern Virginia Community College
Morgan State University President David Wilson
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher
What : Remarks and Panel Discussion
When : 9:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, July 27, 2015
Where : UMBC
Proscenium Theater/Performing Arts & Humanities Building
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland

RSVP by 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 24 to press@ed.gov.