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  • Stanford president admires IE's diversity

    Published: March 16, 2011
    John Hennessy

    Stanford University President John Hennessy, praises Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) for attracting a diverse student body to the fields of science and technology. IE is an initiative in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin.

    Hennessy also commended IE for the mentorship and undergraduate research opportunities it provides.

    Watch a YouTube video of Hennessy discussing why he supports IE.

    Watch a video in Know about the IE program and how it encourages undergraduates to explore the opportunities of graduate school.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp, President of Excelencia in Education Sarita E. Brown, Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee, University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere and University of California President Mark Yudof have all recently endorsed the university’s IE initiative.

    Watch Cantor’s endorsement on the Syracuse University Web site, Gee’s endorsement in Know and Thorp‘s, Lariviere‘s, Yudof‘s and Brown‘s endorsements on YouTube.

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      Milan Moravec said on March 16, 2011 at 4:11 p.m.
      Cal Senator Mark Desaulnier refutes Contra Costa Times M Krupnick that latino enrollment fell and out of state jumped in 2010 University of California Berkeley. UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau is recruiting out of state $50,000 tuition students to meet diversity/latino goals. Unfortunately qualified californians are displaced by out of state $50,000 tuition students.
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