Schovanec Participates in Higher Education Media Dinner

Lawrence Schovanec was one of nine presidents from throughout the country who participated in the New York City event with over 20 national media members.

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29th Annual New York City Higher Education Media Dinner at The Harvard Club

Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec participated at last week's 29th Annual New York City Higher Education Media Dinner at The Harvard Club.

Schovanec was one of nine presidents from throughout the country invited to represent their universities while discussing higher education topics with an assortment of media from around the nation.

Other universities represented at the media dinner were, Arizona State University; Robert Morris University; Georgia State University; University of Minnesota; University of Virginia; University of California, Riverside; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and Bennington College.

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President Schovanec visits with Robert Morris University President Christopher B. Howard

Discussion among the presidents and media members centered on various topics throughout the evening, including sexual assault on college campuses, the arms race in collegiate athletics, what the incoming Donald Trump administration may mean for higher education and many other topics.

Reporters represented media outlets from throughout the nation, including 60 Minutes, NBC Learn, CBS News, Quartz, Huffington Post, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, Hechinger Report, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Money Magazine, Slate Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor and The Economist, to name a few.

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President Schovanec alongside Melissa Korn, Wall Street Journal (middle) and Oliver Staley, Quartz (left)

Schovanec also attended Texas Tech alumni chapter events in Boston, Philadelphia and New York City.

 

 

 

 

 


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