The Future of the Public University: Christopher Newfield, in Conversation with Carol Christ
Panel Discussion | February 1 | 2-4 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Christopher Newfield, Professor, UC Santa Barbara
Carol Christ, Interim EVCP, Interim Executive Vice-Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley
Wendy Brown, Professor
The public university is facing unprecedented challenges: mounting budgetary pressures and a more hostile political climate. Two distinguished commentators will discuss the path the public university has taken so far, and possible roads ahead. Professor Newfield is author of several books on the public university including his latest: The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How we can fix them. Carol Christ is the Interim Executive Vice-Chancellor and Provost.