(From the press advisory):
NATIONAL LEADERS SUPPORT A NEW BLUEPRINT FOR HIGHER EDUCATION GOVERNANCE
Citing Unprecedented Postsecondary Challenges, a Team of Distinguished Higher Ed Policy-Makers Charts a Vision for the Future of America’s Colleges and Universities
GfK Study Finds that 89% of the Public Believes College is Becoming Unaffordable for the Middle Class and Call on Trustees to Lead Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 19, 2014—A diverse group of national leaders is issuing today a blueprint for higher education governance. Their report is designed to help America’s colleges and universities shed 20th century thinking and successfully meet 21st century challenges.
Governance for a New Era, also known as the Schmidt Report in honor of Benno Schmidt, the chairman of the project, is the product of a summit of distinguished higher education leaders that focused on finding innovative solutions to the many issues confronting our colleges and universities. READ MORE HERE