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‘What is College For?’: Rich DeMillo to begin series

Photo of Alumni HouseThe University Libraries and the Provost’s Office will begin a series of programs on the subject ‘What is College For?’

The series is based on the recommendation of Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn to read a book of the same name when she interviewed at UNCG for the position last spring.

To begin the series, Richard A. DeMillo of Georgia Tech will speak on the topic “New Ecosystems for Higher Education: The Road Ahead.” DeMillo is the author of the book “Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities” and is director of the Center for 21st Century Universities and Chair of Computer Science and Professor of Management at Georgia Tech. He founded and leads a unique institution, the Center for 21st Century Universities, Georgia Tech’s “living laboratory” for fundamental change in higher education. He is responsible for educational technology innovation at Georgia Tech and is a national leader and spokesman in the online revolution in higher education.

Photo of Richard DeMilloDeMillo’s talk is free and open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 4-6 p.m. in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House.

Full story at http://uncgfol.blogspot.com/2014/10/rich-demillo-of-georgia-tech-to-begin.html.