New provost speaker series to focus on innovations in higher education

The Office of the Provost is beginning a new speaker series, "Entrepreneurial Innovations in Higher Education," that will feature noted leaders who have successfully created and/or managed breakthrough efforts. The second speaker in the series will be Dr. Ken Udas, CEO of UMass Online, who will present on April 15, 2011.


Dr. Krishna Udayakumar, director of the Office of Duke Medicine Global, presented "The Globalization of Academic Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges" on Tuesday, March 22. Dr. Udayakumar is responsible for expanding international partnerships in global health, research, and education and related areas for Duke Medicine Global. He also works with the Duke Translational Medicine Institute to provide business strategy and development support. For more information, visit http://www.dukemedicine.org/Initiatives/GlobalHealthInstitute.

The second speaker in the series will be Dr. Ken Udas, CEO of UMass Online, who will present on April 15, 2011 from noon to 1 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium at the Hill University Center. More details on this presentation are forthcoming.