B Workshop Agenda January 22-23, 2001

IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE FUTURE OF THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

CHAIRED BY JAMES J. DUDERSTADT

PRESIDENT EMERITUS: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

January 22-23, 2001

Washington, DC

January 22, 2001

Lecture Room, The National Academy of Sciences Building

7:45 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:15

Welcome, Introductions, Background and Objectives (Jim Duderstadt)

8:30

Wm. A. Wulf,

President,

National Academy of Engineering

Plenary Address:

The Information Technology Train— A Wakeup Call to the Research University

8:45

Technology Futures

Moderator:

Dan Atkins

Executive Director, Alliance for Community Technology



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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University B Workshop Agenda January 22-23, 2001 IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE FUTURE OF THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITY CHAIRED BY JAMES J. DUDERSTADT PRESIDENT EMERITUS: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN January 22-23, 2001 Washington, DC January 22, 2001 Lecture Room, The National Academy of Sciences Building 7:45 AM Continental Breakfast 8:15 Welcome, Introductions, Background and Objectives (Jim Duderstadt) 8:30 Wm. A. Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering Plenary Address: The Information Technology Train— A Wakeup Call to the Research University 8:45 Technology Futures Moderator: Dan Atkins Executive Director, Alliance for Community Technology

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University   Discussants Fred Brooks Chair, Computer Science Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Stu Feldman President, IBM Worldwide Computing 10:30 Break 10:45 The Impact of IT on the Activities of the University (Teaching, Research, Service) Moderator: Joe Wyatt Chancellor Emeritus, Vanderbilt University Discussants: Tim Killeen Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research Richard Larson Professor of Electrical Engineering, MIT Gary Miller Associate Vice President, Distance Education, Pennsylvania State University Don Norman Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Diego 12:30 PM Lunch 1:30 The Impact of IT on Organization and Structure Moderator: Nils Hasselmo President, American Association of Universities

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University   Discussants: Jon Cole Provost, Columbia University Marye Anne Fox Chancellor, North Carolina State University Mike McRobbie Vice President for Information Technology/ Chief Information Officer, Indiana University Barbara O’Keefe Dean, School of Speech, Northwestern University 3:15 Break 3:45 The Impact of IT on the Broader Environment of the Research University (e.g., post-secondary education marketplace, research enterprise) Moderator: Doug Van Houweling President, University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development/Internet2 Discussants: Bill Massy President, Jackson Hole Higher Education Group Frank Newman Director, The Futures Project Diana Oblinger Professor of the Practice, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Bob Zemsky Trustee, Franklin and Mills College 5:30 First Day Wrap-up (Jim Duderstadt) 5:45 Reception

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Preparing for the Revolution: Information Technology and the Future of the Research University January 23, 2001 Members Room, The National Academy of Sciences Building 7:45 AM Continental Breakfast 8:15 Informal Remarks and Discussion (Wm. A. Wulf) Potential Impacts of IT on the Research University and Possible Actions 8:45 Breakout groups: “How should the research university respond to the challenges, threats, and opportunities associated with IT?” ` What should institutions do themselves? Moderater: Bob Weisbuch, Members Room What should the federal government do? Moderater: Dan Atkins, Board Room What should industry do? Moderater: Lee Sproull, Room 280 10:45 Break 11:15 Breakout Group Reports and Discussion 12:00 PM Lunch 1:00 How best can the National Academies’ ITFRU Project stimulate and support such actions? For example, should we: • Establish an ongoing dialogue that will engage campuses? • Organize further workshops or focus groups on campus? • Develop a national Web portal on the subject? 3:30 Meeting Wrap-up (Jim Duderstadt) 4:00 PM Adjourn