The Future of Undergraduate Education, The Future of America

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Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education

Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education

Commission Chairs

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., President and CEO, TIAA

Michael S. McPherson, President Emeritus, Spencer Foundation

Commission Members

Joseph E. Aoun, President, Northeastern University

Deborah Loewenberg Ball, William H. Payne Collegiate Professor, University of Michigan

Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Rebecca M. Blank, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

John Seely Brown, former Director, Xerox PARC Research

Wesley G. Bush, Chairman, CEO, and President, Northrop Grumman

Carl A. Cohn, Executive Director, California Collaborative for Educational Excellence

Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., President, Purdue University

John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

Jonathan F. Fanton, President, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates; former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Jennifer L. Jennings, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Jeremy Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO, Andela

Sherry Lansing, Founder and CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation

Nicholas Lemann, Professor and former Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

J. Michael Locke, former CEO, Rasmussen Inc.

Monica Lozano, President and CEO, College Futures Foundation

Gail O. Mellow, President, LaGuardia Community College

Diana Natalicio, President, University of Texas at El Paso

Hilary Pennington, Vice President, Ford Foundation

Beverly Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College

Shirley Tilghman, President Emerita, Princeton University

Michelle Weise, Senior Vice President for Workforce Strategies and Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Education Network

Data Advisory Group Members

Tom Bailey, George and Abby O’Neill Professor of Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics, Cornell University

Bridget Terry Long, Academic Dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Judith Scott-Clayton, Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Project Staff

Francesca Purcell

Eliza Berg

John Tessitore

Phyllis Bendell

Alison Franklin

Heather Mawhiney

Scott Raymond

Peter Walton

Lara Couturier, Consultant

Richard Kazis, Consultant


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