Spring Colloquium Series

The Center for Studies in Higher Education proudly presents the 2017 Spring Colloquium Series, a program of stimulating lectures and discussions on national and international issues shaping higher education today. All lectures take place on the University of California, Berkeley campus and are free of charge. Graduates, faculty, staff, and members of the general public are welcome to attend.  Watch for upcoming announcements and join the discussion!


February

1) Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 CANCELLED
Featuring Dr. Meir Zadok, Executive Director, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117

2) Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 
Featuring Steven G. BrintDistinguished Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, UC Riverside
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm 
Location: 768 Library Evans Hall (newly renovated) 

3) Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Featuring Michael KirstPresident, California State Board of Education and Emeritus Professor of Education, Stanford University & Dick Scott, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Stanford University
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117

4) Wednesday, February 15th, 2017   
Featuring Michael O’Hare, Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley 
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117

March

5) Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Featuring Thomas W. Peterson, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, UC Merced & Daniel M. Feitelberg, Vice Chancellor, Planning and Budget, UC Merced
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117
 
6) Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Featuring Mitchell Stevens, Associate Professor, Sociology & Director, Center for Advanced Research Through Online Learning, Stanford
Diana Wu, Executive Director, Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education & Dean, University Extension, UC Berkeley 
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117


7) 
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 
Featuring Dr. Katie Hern, English Professor, Chabot College & Myra Snell, Professor, Los Medanos College
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117

8) 
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 
Featuring David Kirp, James D. Marver Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy
Time: 12pm to 1pm with lunch with lunch to follow
Location: Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117