FORA.tv Speaker - Adam Weinberg
Adam Weinberg is the President of World Learning, an organization running education, exchange and development programs in more than 75 countries. Weinberg has expanded World Learning's network to include nearly 200 programs with participants from more than 140 countries.
Dr. Weinberg joined World Learning in 2005, serving as Executive Vice President of World Learning and Provost of SIT, formerly the School for International Training. During this time, he focused on expanding World Learning's academic programs through innovative models of international education. Prior to World Learning, Mr. Weinberg was vice president and dean of the college at Colgate University, where he served on the faculty for more than a decade. He gained national prominence for his commitment to civic education and his work on residential education as a key component of the liberal arts.
Dr. Weinberg is a member for the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on many boards including: Vermont Campus Compact, InterAction, and the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange. His published works include two books, Urban Recycling and the Search for Sustainable Development and Local Environmental Struggles, and dozens of articles. He speaks regularly on a range of topics relating to the internationalization of higher education, the liberal arts, international development and youth leadership.
He graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College and did work at Cambridge University before receiving his master's degree and doctorate from Northwestern University. He lives with his wife and three children in Brattleboro, Vermont.
09.20.12 | 01:11:10 min
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