What is the Purpose of Higher Education in the 21st Century?

Aspen Ideas Festival, 2010.

The concept of learning is changing and so is the meaning of a college degree. How do we keep students in continued education and what are our expectations of them? Eduardo Padr¢n, Kim Bottomly, Claude Steele, Sidney Harman, and Melody Barnes discuss with moderator Elliot Gerson.

Eduardo Padron, Sidney Harman, Elliot Gerson, Kim Bottomly, Claude Steele, Melody Barnes

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