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Rethinking Higher Education featuring Ben Nelson, founder, chairman and CEO, Minerva Project

Ben Nelson
Date
June 4, 2015
Time
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location

1776
1133 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

On Thursday, June 4, 2015, the Frank Rhodes Lecture on the Creation of the Future featured Ben Nelson, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Minvera Project in Washington, D.C. 

 

Ben Nelson is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Minerva Project and former head of Snapfish. Founded in 2012, the Minerva Project has attracted $95M in venture capital and seeks to reinvent higher education by building a new kind of liberal-arts university that is a unique blend between residential and online, is built on a technology platform that utilizes the latest in learning science, and is more affordable and accessible to students from around the world. 

The Frank Rhodes Lecture on the Creation of the Future: A Lecture Series for a New American University began in the Fall of 2011 at the direction of Arizona State University President Michael Crow to help advance his vision for a New American University and the need to redefine the role of higher education in society.