From Many Countries Will Speak At Conference On "The University
In The Era Of Globalization"
30, 2001-- WHO: International
group of higher education experts
Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Newcomb Hall, University of Virginia
of leading scholars of higher education from around the world will
be at the University of Virginia on Tuesday, Nov. 13, for a conference
on the modern university in a global society.
conference, titled "The University in the Era of Globalization:
Cross-National Perspectives," will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
in Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room and Commonwealth Room and is
open to the University community and public. Participants will include
scholars from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Finland, Mexico and
Turkey as well as U.Va. and several other U.S. institutions.
sessions will address three broad topics:
intellectual property and knowledge production at universities
in different national contexts
role of students in the emerging global university
effect of globalization on university organization and governance
conference, organized by Brian Pusser, U.Va. assistant professor
of education, is sponsored by the Curry School of Education, Center
for the Study of Higher Education, and Vice-Provost for International
more information on the participants and the schedule of events,
please see the conference Web site at:
Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856