December 9, 5:30-8:30pm
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President of Roosevelt University, will explore the trends of changes in
higher education funding and cost drivers since Reagan became President.
He will also discuss possible solutions for a significant overhaul of
the current system.
Events in the University Series
include cocktails at 5:30pm, a lecture or reading starting at 6:00 sharp
for about thirty minutes, followed by discussion. We meet in the second-floor lounge of the Iwan Ries Building,
at 19 South Wabash, around the
corner from the University Club. Smoking is permitted and encouraged at all times.
Jacket and tie recommended; reservations required. $40
includes premium open bar, cigars, snacks, tax, and tip. RSVP to the Secretary,
Middleton has been a university professor or administrator for 39 years.
Prior to joining Roosevelt, he was vice chancellor for Academic Affairs
at the University System of Maryland, provost and vice president of
Academic Affairs at Bowling Green State University, and dean of the
College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Middleton is a Fellow of the Institute
for International Education (Midwest), on the Board of Directors of the
American Council on Education (ACE), and chair of the Federation of
Illinois Independent Colleges and Universities.
He earned an A.B. degree with honors in
history from Florida State University and both an M.A. and Ph.D. in
history from Duke University. Professor Middleton's academic expertise
is in modern British history from the late 18th Century to the early
19th Century. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.