The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board invites the public to take part in a global discussion, “Who Wouldn’t Go After a Fulbright?! Recruiting Top Scholars in a Changing World,” on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (American Pharmacists Association Building, Ground Floor Conference Room, 2200 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037).
This forum will explore the vital role of the Fulbright Scholar Program, and how the Department of State can attract outstanding scholars to send abroad and to bring to the United States. The panel will discuss what kind of innovative incentives, solutions, and new collaborations could make a Fulbright award even more attractive. The panel is made up of the following prominent leaders in higher education and public policy:
§ Ms. Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, Moderator
§ Dr. Cornelius Kerwin, President, American University
§ Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
§ Dr. Jeanne Toungara, Vice Provost for International Programs, Howard University
§ Dr. Mark Weiss, Director of the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, National Science Foundation
The panel discussion will be live streamed at: http://exchanges.state.gov/academicexchanges/fulbright/ffsb/events/september-2012/live-stream.html.