Growth Matters: The Future of Higher Education's Delivery Model

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Hear from Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA and Stephen Spinelli, Jr., PhD., as they discuss how the historic merger between Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health and Philadelphia University is following evolving trends in higher education. After their discussion, regional experts will detail how educational institutions and other organizations are rethinking their methodologies and how the education delivery model is evolving.

Panel to Date:
• Elizabeth Ireland, Partner, Not-for-Profit and Higher Education Industry, Grant Thornton LLP
• Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean, Villanova School of Business
• Grace Suh, Director,
Education Programs, IBM Corporation
Moderated by: Patricia Wellenbach, President & CEO, Please Touch Museum

Exhibiting Opportunities Available
Exhibitor booth includes:
• 6-foot skirted table
• Listing in the exhibitor section of the event handout
• Two tickets to the event

This Event is Closed


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