Sweet Briar president speaks at Higher Education Innovation conference

President WooPresident Meredith Woo was among past and present college presidents to speak at the Inaugural Presidents’ Conference hosted by Higher Education Innovation, LLC on March 21-22, 2019 in Waco, Texas.

The conference brought together accomplished higher education leaders who have successfully navigated enormous challenges and change. In a peer-to-peer environment, leaders shared lessons learned and best practices on the issues they perceive as the most critical, vulnerable and fruitful in higher education now and for the future. Some of these topics included affordability, accessibility, student support and financial viability.

Mary Landon Darden ’74, Ed.D., founded HEI in 2015 and serves as president. She is the author of Beyond 2020: Envisioning the Future of Universities in America published by the American Council of Education and Roman and Littlefield.