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W. Dallas Herring was instrumental in the creation of the North Carolina Community College System. His work widened access to and democratized higher education for thousands of North Carolinians. NC State honors Herring’s legacy by hosting the annual Dallas Herring Lecture. It invites top community college leaders to speak on urgent and emerging topics, framing how to address the issues and proposing a path forward.

The 2018 Dallas Herring Lecture will be on Wednesday, November 28, 5.30-7.00pm, and occur at the Friday Institute (NC State’s Centennial Campus). Dr. Karen Stout, President & CEO of Achieving the Dream, will deliver this year’s Lecture. Further details and an RSVP are forthcoming.

Resources

2017 Dallas Herring Lecture

2017: “Growing Inequality and Declining Economic Mobility, the Twin Challenges of Our Time: What Leaders of Higher Education Can Do”

Eduardo J. Padrón, President, Miami Dade College (Miami, FL)

Watch the 2017 Lecture here.

2017 Dallas Herring Lecture: transcript

2016: “Community College 3.0: What’s Next for the Student Success Agenda?”

Josh Wyner, Vice President and Executive Director of the College Excellence Program, Aspen Institute (Washington, D.C.)

Watch the 2016 Lecture here.

Josh Wyner, Vice President and Executive Director of the College Excellence Program, Aspen Institute

2015: ” Leadership for the 21st Century Community College”

Kenneth Ender, President, Harper College (Palatine, IL)