Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun: "In Learning, the Lasting Value of Place"

May 12, 2011

President Aoun addresses predictions about the future of higher education in the current "Digital Campus" edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education in a by-lined column noting that "place" will continue to play a critical role as online and multi-campus education grow.

"...As institutions evolve to encompass many places, it's foreseeable that in the future, the experience of more students will comprise a healthy mix of campus-based courses, online learning, and terms spent at domestic satellite and international campuses. Contrary to the notion that one model will prevail, the more likely future of higher education is one in which the best aspects of a diverse delivery system come together to meet our students' needs most effectively."

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