September 18, 2019
Capitol Hill Briefing

Realistic Solutions to Big College Problems: Overhauling the Higher Education Act

Opening remarks by The Honorable Rick Scott, United States Senator, Florida; Featuring Phil Magness, Coauthor, Cracks in the Ivory Tower: The Moral Mess of Higher Education; Richard Vedder, Author, Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America; Todd Zywicki, Coeditor, Unprofitable Schooling: Examining Causes of, and Fixes for, America’s Broken Ivory Tower; moderated by Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.
May 29, 2019
Policy Forum

Why Is College So Pricey? Theories Compete!

Featuring Douglas Webber, Professor of Economics, Temple University; Jason Delisle, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Eric Kelderman, Senior Reporter, the Chronicle of Higher Education.
February 1, 2018
Book Forum

Islamic Education in the United States

Featuring Sabith Khan, Assistant Professor, California Lutheran University; Coauthor, Islamic Education in the United States and the Evolution of Muslim Nonprofit Institutions; and Shariq Siddiqui, Executive Director, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action; Coauthor, Islamic Education in the United States and the Evolution of Muslim Nonprofit Institutions; moderated by Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.
November 16, 2016
Policy Forum

For‐​Profit Colleges: Awful or Abused?

Featuring Robert Shireman, Senior Fellow, Century Foundation; Richard Vedder, Director, Center for College Affordability and Productivity; Barmak Nassirian, Director of Federal Relations and Policy Analysis, American Association of State Colleges and Universities; Eric Juhlin, CEO, Center for Excellence in Higher Education; Ben Miller, Senior Director, Postsecondary Education, Center for American Progress; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Kimberly Hefling, Senior Education Writer, Politico.
February 16, 2016
Policy Forum

From “No Child” to “Every Student”: How Big a Change?

Featuring Gerard Robinson, Resident Fellow, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; David Cleary, Chief of Staff, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Majority Staff Director for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; Lindsey Burke, Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy, Heritage Foundation; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Michael Hansen, Senior Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy Governance Studies, Brookings Institution.
February 5, 2015
Policy Forum

Private Funding, Public Debate: Reviving the Spirit of Inquiry in Higher Education

Featuring C. Bradley Thompson, Executive Director, Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, Clemson University; Christopher Hill, Fellow, The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization; John A. Allison, President and CEO, Cato Institute, and former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation; and Jay Schalin, Director of Policy Analysis, John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy; moderated by Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.
April 30, 2014
Student Forum

Is College Worth It?

Featuring Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Beth Akers, Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center For Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Chip Bishop, Director of Student Programs, Cato Institute.
April 16, 2014
Policy Forum

College Accreditation in the Crosshairs

Featuring Judith Eaton, President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Andrew Kelly, Director, Center on Higher Education Reform, American Enterprise Institute; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; Vance Fried, Riata Professor of Entrepreneurship, Oklahoma State University, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Sally Johnstone, Vice President for Academic Advancement, Western Governors University; and Jeff Martineau, Managing Partner, Higher Education Partners; moderated by Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed and Eric Kelderman, Staff Reporter, Chronicle of Higher Education.
December 11, 2012
Book Forum

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Featuring the author Greg Lukianoff, President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); with comments by Alexander McCobin, President, Students for Liberty; and Kelly Jemison, Events Manager, Students for Liberty; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Legal Associate, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.