Audio: Shaping the American university

Bruininks and guests talk
  1. Listen Renewing the Promise: Shaping the Next Century for the Great American University

    Bruininks, Cole and Berdahl

In case you weren’t able to make it Sept. 30, the U yesterday released its audio to its “Great Conversation” between U of M President Robert Bruininks, Jonathan Cole, and Robert Berdahl.

Here’s part of the intro the U provided:

University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks will discuss the future of American higher education — what makes it great and how to sustain its global stature — with Jonathan Cole, former provost and dean of faculties at Columbia University and author of the comprehensive new book The Great American University; and University of Minnesota alumnus Robert Berdahl, former chancellor of The University of California, Berkeley, former president of the University of Texas, Austin, and current president of the Association of American Universities.