Illinois’ Higher Education Future: A Catalyst for Economic Opportunity and Positive Social Change

Join us for a panel discussion and be a part of a LIVE broadcast on WLS Radio!

 Topic: Illinois’ Higher Education Future: A Catalyst for Economic Opportunity and Positive Social Change

 Illinois’ universities and community colleges sit atop an education ecosystem that feeds our economy with talented works and bolsters vibrant communities across our state.  Leading in education is no longer just about teaching and curriculum, it’s about being a catalyst for economic opportunity, urban renewal and positive social change.

Join Illinois’ Higher Education Leadership for a panel discussion on how they are advancing transformational change in our workforce and communities as well as handling issues like crippling student loan debt, opportunities for free tuition, and retaining the top talent they educate.

 

Panelists: 

Chancellor Robert Jones, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

Chancellor Juan Salgado, City Colleges of Chicago

President Robert Zimmer, University of Chicago


Moderators: John Howell, WLS Radio host and Andrea Darlas,University of Illinois, Senior Director of Constituent Engagement

Date: October 10, 2019

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm 

  • Networking 5:00pm-5:50pm

  • Panel and Live broadcast starts promptly at 6:00pm, you MUST be seated by 5:50pm

Where: WLS Studios, in the NBC Tower, 455 N. Cityfront, Chicago, Illinois



Dress: Business Casual

Must Bring ID: In order to attend, you must check in with security and show a government-issued ID.

Parking Info: https://www.nbc-tower.com/parking