WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan will discuss the challenges and opportunities in higher education today at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 1.
Since becoming the university's first female president in 2010 Sullivan has led UVa's effort to meet some of higher education's most serious challenges, such as cost-containment, affordability, faculty compensation, and the emergence of online education.
Since surviving a challenge from the university's governing board in 2102, Sullivan has received tremendous support from students, faculty, and the academic community. She is a respected scholar in labor force demography. The author or coauthor of six books and many scholarly articles, her most recent research has focused on measuring productivity in higher education.
The Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session, ending at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchase by going to the following http://www.press.org/events/npc-luncheon-teresa-sullivan-president-university-virginia.The cost of luncheon admission is $22 for National Press Club members and $36 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased at time of reservation.
National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLunch, or on Facebook at (facebook.com/PressClubDC) and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance and during the live event by sending them to @QNPCLunch on Twitter. Or email a question in advance, type SULLIVAN in the subject line and send to [email protected] before 10 a.m. on the day of event.
The Press Club is on the 13th floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Credentialed press may cover this event with ID.
About the National Press Club
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