Graduate School News
University community invited to Graduate Education Summit Nov. 1
October 17, 2013
Three student groups will host a panel discussion Nov. 1 on the state of graduate education in North Carolina and the nation.
The University community is invited to attend the Graduate Education Summit, which will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the theater of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
“The Graduate Education Summit is an opportunity to bring leaders in higher education and government together to discuss the future of graduate education, initiated by student questions,” said Michael Bertucci, one of the event coordinators and a doctoral student in chemistry. “We hope the Summit will spotlight how graduate education is an integral part of the UNC campus community and state and federal economic growth.”
Invited panelists are:
- Chancellor Carol Folt, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Dean Steve Matson, The Graduate School, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Chapel Hill
- N.C. Senator Jeff Tarte, District 41
- N.C. Representative Verla Insko, District 56
- U.S. Representative David Price, N.C. District 4
- Vice President for Public Policy and Government Affairs Beth Buehlmann, the Council of Graduate Schools
- Director of Federal Relations Steven Bloom, Office of Government Relations, the American Council on Education