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Dick Osborn on the Future of Higher Ed


We kick off a new series focused on Adventist education with Richard Osborn, PhD, Vice President for WASC Senior College and University Commission. Previously, he was President of Pacific Union College and an education administrator for the North American Division. Based on his current work accrediting educational institutions around the Western United States and his work on an NAD commission, Dr. Osborn shares his unbridled concerns about the direction of Adventist higher education and offers some models for how it might change for the better.

Listen to this Adventist Voices podcast episode on iTunesStitcher, and Simplecast, or below. A transcript of this interview is available here.

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Further Reading:

Can a Signature Program Save Your College?” by Lawrence Biemiller from The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required).

"An Adventist Higher Education Conversation with Richard Osborn" — a transcript of this podcast episode.


Alexander Carpenter is a board member of Adventist Forum, the organization that publishes Spectrum.

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On this week’s episode, Alexander Carpenter talks to Dr. Richard Osborn about the direction of Adventist higher education and some models for how it might change for the better.

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