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Podcast: A President and a Provost on Plans for the Fall

Farnam Jahanian, president of Carnegie Mellon University, and Lenore Rodicio, provost at Miami Dade College, join the FutureU team to discuss their approaches to and concerns about returning in the fall.

When asked about what Carnegie Mellon University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially concerning fall planning, Jahanian says, “Throughout the entire process, of course, we’ve been motivated by three primary goals: delivering our academic and research mission while protecting the health and wellness of our entire community, especially our students, and employing the best practices to promote social distancing and limiting in-person interaction.”

Listen to the podcast here

This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn.  Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.