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Preparing and sustaining an educated workforce is the foundation for our nation’s leadership in science, medicine, and technology and for our global economic competitiveness. At the National Academies, the Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) provides government, academic, and industry leadership with analyses, insights, and recommendations designed to inform action on issues in higher education and the science and engineering workforce. BHEW is a unit of the Policy and Global Affairs Division of the National Research Council...Learn more
Save the Date! October 10, 2013 - Research Universities and the Future of America: A National Convocation
On June 14, 2012, the National Research Council released its report, Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to our Nation’s Prosperity and Security. Since the report’s release, study committee members have been working with university and business partners to hold a series of nine regional meetings around the United States. On Thursday, October 10, 2013, the Board on Higher Education and Workforce will host, "Research Universities and the Future of America: A National Convocation." This conference will feature presentations and discussion of the major themes and key messages that emerged from the regional meetings and will identify top priorities for implementing the report's recommendations in the coming months and years.
Research Universities and the Future of America: A National Convocation
Thursday, October 10th, 2013
Board on Higher Education and Workforce Meeting
Friday, November 8, 2013