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The Politics of Inclusion:
Higher Education at a Crossroads
September 10-13, 2006

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is hosting "The Politics of Inclusion: Higher Education at a Crossroads," a conference seeking national solutions to the complex issues surrounding access and affordability in American higher education.

During the invitation-only conference, 150 state and federal policymakers, economists, researchers, foundation and business leaders and educators from across the country will exchange ideas intended to help shape national policy and practice. Conference papers and guidelines will be published later in a book.

Sponsors are the Lumina Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and the College Foundation of North Carolina.

UNC news release (Sept. 19, 2006)

Schedule (PDF)
Keynote Address
Media Advisory
Presenters and Abstracts

Sept. 11 Powerpoint Presentations (PDF)

Walter Allen
Marta Tienda
Jerry Lucido
James H. Johnson Jr.
Richard D. Kahlenberg
William G. Bowen

Sept. 12 Powerpoint Presentations (PDF)

Tom Kane
Kristine E. Dillon
Charles T. Clotfelter
Marvin Krislov
Rocco Testani
Natala K. Hart
Edward P. St. John