Senate Lecture Series

Shaping Emory's Future:

 Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

A series of talks sponsored by the University Senate on critical issues affecting the funding of private research universities.  A news article on this series can be found here.   

The talks in the series:


“Is the Golden Age of Private Research Universities Over?”

Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

4:00 pm

WHSCAB Auditorium

Read the Emory Report article about this lecture. 

A video of the entire talk with Q&A session following the presentation can be found  here.



"A Faculty Encamped Just North of Armageddon"

Robert Zemsky

Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Learning Alliance for Higher Education

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

4:00 pm

Jones Room, Woodruff Library

View the lecture and Q & A session here.



 “The Law of More: Unmanaged Cost Growth in Universities”

Jeff Denneen

Emory Alumnus (College, 1992, Goizueta Business School, 1997)

Partner and Head of Americas Higher Education practice for Bain & Company

Monday, February 11, 2013

4:00 pm

Winship Ballroom



 “Financial Aid: Moral Imperative, Competitive Tool, or Unsustainable Burden?”

Sandy Baum

Professor Emerita of Economics at Skidmore College

Senior fellow at the George Washington University School of Education and Human Development

Senior Associate at the Institute for Higher Education

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

4:00 pm

Jones Room, Woodruff Library