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Synthesis 2013

Dartmouth Strategic Planning

This speaker series began in September 2011 to help generate excitement across the institution around Dartmouth’s strategic planning efforts. Many of the world’s most creative and innovative thinkers came to Dartmouth to share their perspectives on the future of higher education, and to engage our community in conversations about collectively shaping that future.

Hear what they said

Brandon Butler
MOOCs and the Copyright Challenge
May 15, 2013

Rich DeMillo
The Fate of American Colleges and Universities
May 7, 2013

Andrew Delbanco
College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be
April 25, 2012

Amanda Lenhart
Technology in the Millennial Generation
April 9, 2013

Anne-Marie Slaughter
Gender in Academia
April 3, 2013

Daphne Koller
The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone
April 1, 2013

Jeff Selingo
College (Un)Bound
February 19, 2013

Ray Kurzweil
Innovation in an Era of Accelerating Technologies
Novermber 8, 2012

Freeman Hrabowski
Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership
October 23, 2012

David Helfand
New Models for Higher Education
October 1, 2012

David Ferriero
The National Archives and Digital Technology
May 14, 2012

Jonathan Cole
The Great American University
May 8, 2012

Nancy Weiss Malkiel
Fostering Innovation and Leading Transformations
May 1, 2012

Salman Khan
Digital Pedagogy & Trends in Learning
April 23, 2012

Roy F. Baumeister
Willpower + Knowledge = Positive Outcomes
March 27, 2012

Ben Wildavsky
Dartmouth can benefit from a "free trade in minds"
February 29, 2012

Robert Darnton
Imagine the riches of America's research libraries available
February 27, 2012

Cathy Davidson
Distraction is our friend
January 26, 2012

Louis Menand
Always be asking - why we think the way we do?
February 16, 2012

Vijay Govindarajan
3 boxes for thinking about the future...
September 27, 2011