President's Bicentennial Colloquium: The Evolving Bargain between Research Universities and Society

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm


Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


The leaders of many of the most prestigious universities in the world will convene during the bicentennial year to discuss and debate the public mission — and the public's support — of research universities.

President Mark Schlissel will host the panel and Ruth Simmons, President Emerita of Brown University, will moderate.

The colloquium panel consists of members of the Board of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values, who are the leaders of some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world:

  • Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge
  • Nick Brown, Principal, Linacre College, University of Oxford
  • Nicholas B. Dirks, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Christopher L. Eisgruber, President, Princeton University
  • Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University
  • David Ibbetson, President, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge
  • David W. Pershing, President, University of Utah
  • Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford
  • Peter Salovey, President, Yale University
  • Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, Stanford University