Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Former Stanford President on Challenges Facing Higher Education

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Gerhard Casper
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Gerhard Casper

Former Stanford president Gerhard Casper joins us to discuss his new book "The Winds of Freedom," a collection of his speeches on the biggest challenges facing higher education. Casper was president of Stanford at a tumultuous time, and the speeches and commentary in his book explore academic freedom, campus diversity and the role of a research university in society and politics.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Gerhard Casper, former president of Stanford University, senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford and author of "The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University"

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