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FEI Colorado 5/19/14 - He explained how federal laws from the early 1800s shaped our current education system, our economy, and ultimately the role of the U.S. as a world leader. Dr. Stephan Jordan, President, MSU, highlighted current trends and shifts in the education arena. He provided statistics about teaching job skills versus teaching students critical thinking, and how higher education changes students, their families and the larger world around them. The audience left with an understanding of what a college or university is in today’s world and how to ensure that you match the right type of education with the needs of your employer and your family. Since taking the helm, President Jordan has led MSU Denver on a rapid trajectory toward becoming one of the preeminent public urban universities in the nation. Under his leadership, MSU Denver has achieved university status, launched its first master’s degree programs, experienced undergraduate enrollment increases at record levels, and seen plans for a new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center and the Student Success Building come to fruition. Amid deep budget cuts, President Jordan has led nationally recognized initiatives to retool and reposition the University for the future. Dr. Jordan went into great detail what MSU was doing about Investing the Stimulus, Metropolitan State College of Denver uses federal funding to reposition itself for the future... Earlier, Alternative Investments: Why 60/40 Doesn’t Work Anymore was presented by: Chris Pelley, CIMCO
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