President Alison Byerly gives a speech at a podium

President Alison Byerly

President Alison Byerly will be part of a high-powered panel discussion about the future of higher education presented by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

Held Wednesday, March 18, at the SUNY Global Center in New York City, the event will focus on the book The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere by Kevin Carey, director of the Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation.

Carey will present a keynote talk on how rising costs and advances in information technology will radically alter the college experience and provide educational opportunities to millions of people around the world.

Byerly is a nationally recognized scholar on the role of technology in higher education.

Read about Alison Byerly’s commitment to digital scholarship

Other panelists include:

  • Andrew Delbanco, director of American studies at Columbia University and author of College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be;
  • Louis Soares, vice president for policy research and strategy for the American Council on Education
  • Nancy Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York
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