Education in Crisis: Moderators & Panelists
National Conversations is pleased to have had the following participants at Education in Crisis.
Pres. Sagamore Institute; Former Dir. of White House OFBCI and Deputy Assisstant to President George W. Bush
Facilitator, Q & A sessions, Moderator of Sagamore Institute’s Reception
Founder & Editor, Inside Higher Ed; former Editor of Chronicle of Higher Ed
Moderator of Broadcast, “Crisis in Education” & Response Panel
Author of Why I Teach & The Purpose-Guided Student (McGraw-Hill, 2009, 2010); Co-Author, Helping Sophomores Succeed (Jossey-Bass, 2010); Executive director of National Conversations, Ass’t Provost-Indiana Wesleyan University
Moderator, Authors’ Panel
President of the National Press Club; journalist at Bloomberg News; awards from the Overseas Press Club, the New York Press Club, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the North American Agricultural Journalists
Author of Generation iY (2010), President of Growing Leaders
Senior Managing Editor of Christianity Today
Dir. of Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Michigan State University
Journalist for The Washington Post, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Global Engagement's Center on Faith & International Affairs; former Presidential speech writer and policy adviser (2000-2006); former senior editor for U.S. News & World Report
Holiday Hart McKiernan
Vice President, Operations, and Gen. Counsel, The Lumina Foundation
Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen’s forthcoming book is entitled The New Soul of the American University, co-authored with Douglas Jacobsen. They also wrote Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation (Oxford, 2004) and co-edited The American University in a Postsecular Age (Oxford, 2008).
CEO of GiANT Impact, author of forthcoming book, True Influence (Simon and Schuster)
President, LaGuardia Community College, “The World’s Community College,” on national PBS debate--financing higher ed
Naomi Schaefer Riley
Author of God on the Quad (St. Martin’s, 2005), is a former editor at the Wall Street Journal, contributor toWashington Post, Boston Globe, New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Books & Culture. Her book The Faculty Lounges and Other Reasons You Won't Get the Higher Education You Pay For will be published by Rowman and Littlefield in the spring.
Co-founder and VP of Excelencia in Education, former analyst at the Congressional Research Service and the U.S. Department of Education; author, “The Condition of Latinos in Education” (Change, 2003) “How Hispanics Pay for College” (IHEP, 2005); Student Aversion to Borrowing: Who Borrows and Who Doesn't (Institute for Higher Education Policy and Excelencia in Education, 2008).
Mark C. Taylor
Author of Crisis on Campus (Knopf—NYT sensational response); chair of department of religion, Columbia University
Author of Enemies of Promise (Prickly Paradigm Press, 2004), Executive Editor of Harvard University Press, Humanities
Editor of Books & Culture and author and contributor to a wide variety of publications
Provost, Indiana Wesleyan University, founder of National Conversations