December 8, 2016
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.
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.
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.
The Office of the President is committed to enhancing Texas Tech University's presence as a top tier national
public research university through efforts that promote even greater levels of student
success, academic quality and reputation, research and creative activities, and outreach
For information about future events, please visit President's Events.