Discussion on the “global public university” — March 11

Join William Brustein and Susan Jeffords on the internationalization of higher education Tuesday, March 11, 2008 for a candid discussion about how local communities and regions benefit from the global efforts of their public universities. Topics will include knowledge hubs and economic development, strategic university-community partnerships, and institutional cooperation, among others.

William Brustein is Associate Provost, International Affairs, Director, International Programs and Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Susan Jeffords is Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Washington Bothell

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
The Global Public University: Global Reach, Local Impact
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m (Continental breakfast)
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (Presentation and discussion)
Grainger Hall, Room 4151, 975 University Avenue
This program is free and open to the public

Co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Division of International Studies, WISCAPE, and the Worldwide Universities Network, the Global Public University Series promotes discussion about the trends, challenges, and opportunities that impact public universities throughout the world and how these institutions can learn from and work with each other.

Kimberly Coulter, WUN Administrative Program Manager, Division of International Studies, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 264A Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1314