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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Friday, September 28 • 10:30am - 11:30am
One on One with J.B. Milliken

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The brand new chancellor of the University of Texas System on what he learned in Nebraska and New York, what it takes to make public universities world class, and his top agenda items for one of the nation’s most iconic higher ed institutions.

Presented by Raise Your Hand Texas and supported by Pearson

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Shannon Najmabadi

Higher Education Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Najmabadi reports on higher education for the Tribune, where she started as a fellow in 2017. Previously, she reported for The Chronicle of Higher Education, where she covered the gender equity law Title IX, fallout from an executive order on immigration and a federal loan forgiveness... Read More →

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J.B. Milliken

Chancellor of the University of Texas System
Milliken was named chancellor of the University of Texas System in September 2018. He is a lawyer by training and previously served as chancellor of the City University of New York. Prior to joining CUNY, Milliken also served as president of the University of Nebraska and senior administrator... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
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