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Agenda

8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Welcome
Charles F. Desmond, Chairman, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
9:40 a.m. Keynote Address
Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
10 a.m. Panel: The Vision Project and the Campuses
Timothy J. Flanagan, President, Framingham State University
Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Paul Raverta, President, Berkshire Community College
Jack M. Wilson, President, University of Massachusetts

Moderated by: Charles F. Desmond, Chairman, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Q & A follows
11 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Presentation: The Vision for Massachusetts as a National Leader in Public Higher Education
David Shulenburger, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Introduction by:
Jack M. Wilson, President, University of Massachusetts
11:30 a.m. Panel: Why the Vision Project Matters for Massachusetts
Robert J. Haynes, President, Massachusetts AFL-CIO
Alan G. Macdonald, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Roundtable
Mary Jo Meisner, Vice President for Communications, Community Relations and Public Affairs, The Boston Foundation
Paul Reville, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Moderated by: Charles F. Desmond, Chairman, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Q & A follows
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Working Sessions
2:30 p.m. Final Thoughts: Q&A with Commissioner Richard M. Freeland and Chairman Charles F. Desmond
3 p.m. Close

 

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