2017 Schedule Highlight:

Why Research Universities Matter

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 3:30 p.m.

250 Baird Hall, North Campus

Mary Sue Coleman

 

Dr. Mary Sue Coleman

President, Association of American Universities

Mary Sue Coleman is president of the Association of American Universities. Dr. Coleman was president of the University of Michigan from 2002 to 2014 and president of the University of Iowa from 1995 to 2002. Time magazine named her one of the nation’s “10 Best College Presidents,” and the American Council on Education honored her with its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

Elected to the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Coleman is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Full Schedule

Events are free and open to the public.

Advance registration is recommended, but not required, for these two events.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 - SMALL GROUP MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Topic: Leadership

220 Student Union, North Campus 

Space is limited for these sessions. 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

3:30 p.m.

250 Baird Hall, North Campus

"Why Research Universities Matter"

Keynote address by Dr. Coleman on the value and importance of research universities on the community and the nation at large.

Reception to follow outside 250 Baird Hall.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 - SMALL GROUP MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS

Topic: Research

10:30AM - 11:30AM

732 Clemens Hall, North Campus 

Space is limited for these sessions. 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 - PANEL DISCUSSION

1:00PM-2:00PM

10 Capen Hall, Buffalo Room, UB North Campus 

"Higher Education in the 21st Century"

Panel discussion featuring Dr. Coleman and panelists from the UB faculty and student body.