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Arden L. Bement Jr.
Arden L. Bement Jr.
Former Director, Purdue University Global Policy Research Institute

Lecture Title: The Future of Research at American Public Universities
September 2018
John Seely Brown
John Seely Brown
Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge

Lecture Title: The Power of Pull
October 2012
Jonathan R. Cole
Jonathan R. Cole
Provost and Dean Emeritus, Columbia University

Lecture Title: How Can Universities Face the Challenges Before Us?
October 2011
Cathy N. Davidson
Cathy N. Davidson
Founding Director of the Futures Initiative

Lecture Title: Revolutionizing the University
September 2018
Susan M. Davis
Susan M. Davis
President and Chief Executive Officer, BRAC USA

Lecture Title: Enabling Ecosystems of Entrepreneurship to End Poverty
March 2010
Claudia Dreifus
Claudia Dreifus
Contributing Writer, New York Times

Lecture Title: Contributing Writer to the New York Times
July 2015
Arne Duncan
Arne Duncan
Former U.S. Secretary of Education

Lecture Title: Higher Education Town Hall
September 2013
Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner
Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Lecture Title: Beyond Wit and Grit
May 2013
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Freeman A. Hrabowski
President, University of Maryland

Lecture Title: Higher Education Town Hall
September 2013
Wendy Kopp
Wendy Kopp
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Teach for America

Lecture Title: Teach for America
April 2010
Laurie Leshin
Laurie Leshin
President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Lecture Title: Strategy Development
October 2010
Daniel Markovits
Guido Calabresi Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Lecture Title: The Human Resource Curse
January 2022
Ajita Talwalker Menon
Ajita Talwalker Menon
President and CEO for Calbright College

Lecture Title: Designing for Equity: Building Innovative Systems for Lifelong Learning
December 2020
Ben Nelson
Ben Nelson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Minerva Project

Lecture Title: Rethinking Higher Education
May 2017
Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt
Technical Advisor, Alphabet

Lecture Title: Technology Disruption
September 2013
Sarah Stein Greenberg
Sarah Stein Greenberg
Executive Director & Adjunct Professor, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University (a.k.a. "the d.school")

Lecture Title: The Journey from Not Knowing to Knowing
May 2021
Rebecca Winthrop
Rebecca Winthrop
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Universal Education, Brookings

Lecture Title: Can we Leapfrog?
October 2010