A few of my colleagues from GMU, Phil Auerswald (@auerswald) and Greg Werkheiser (@masonsocent) are off to ASU this weekend for the AshokaU Exchange, to discuss “disruption in higher education” (topic so hot it could fry an egg). We generally love Michael Crow and his ideas for ASU.
One thing I did notice, the event’s homepage states, “A two-day, invitation-only global gathering for…” BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. Sorry, but you lose me when exclusivity is part to your marketing. Maybe that’s just me.
Either way, I know Phil and Greg (sounds like a country music act or a niche food brand) will learn a lot and bring back some great ideas from the weekend as they are two of the sharper folks at GMU — though I did counsel them to take a hike in the Arizona mountains while they are out there.