Head of the Class - July 29, 2011

Saturday, July 30, 2011

How will new University of Washington president Michael Young guide the school in an era of budget cuts and increasing tuition rates?

About the Episode

Enrique Cerna talks to incoming University of Washington President Michael Young about the challenges he’s facing, including major funding cuts and tuition hikes. In this interview, we discuss Young's ambitious plans to keep UW both affordable and accessible, and to chart a new model for higher education.

Chapter 1: Head of the Class

Chapter 2: Scientific Journey

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