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Joint Area Centers Annual Lecture Series - Global Higher Education Trends - “Bologna at 20: Choosing Between Guarded Optimism and Qualified Pessimism"

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Sponsored by European Union Center and Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
Lucy Ellis Lounge (Foreign Language Building, Rm 1080), 707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Apr 18, 2019   12:00 pm  
Paul L. Gaston, Trustees Professor Emeritus, Kent State University & Consultant to Lumina Foundation
Kim Rice
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European Union Center Events

Paul L. Gaston is Trustees Professor Emeritus from Kent State University where he taught English literature and higher education administration. An influential author and frequent speaker on higher education and curricular reform, he is the author of three recent works on general education: General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must (2015), General Education and Liberal Learning (2010), and, with Jerry Gaff, Revising General Education (2009). He earned his MA and PhD from the University of Virginia, where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Dr. Gaston’s talk on Thursday, April 18th will focus on his research from his 2010 book entitled, The Challenge of Bologna: What European Education Has to Teach Us and Why It’s Important That We Learn It (2010).

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