Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Dare to Design the University of the Future
  • Discussion
  • 4/18/2014
  • 10:00-11:00
  • Spooner Hall
  • Host: The Commons
Event Description
The KU community is invited to participate in this dialogue about the future of universities. KU Professors Richard De George (University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Russian & East European Studies, and Business Administration), Mabel Rice (Fred and Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies, Speech-Language-Hearing), and Lisa Wolf-Wendel (Professor of Higher Education and Coordinator of the Higher Education Master's Degree Program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) will share insights that compel us to think about what a university needs, and distinguished guest speaker David Krakauer will respond and share observations from his work as director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Audience members are encouraged to bring ideas and consider these questions: What does a 21st-century university need? What should it do? How should it do these things? And how might it adapt the current model?