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Sorber keynote at University of New Hampshire 150th

Land-grant university expert and WVU faculty member to speak at University of New Hampshire 150th anniversary celebration


Research efforts of West Virginia University faculty member Dr. Nathan Sorber are being noticed. The result of an invitation following a presentation given at a meeting of the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities, Sorber will be the keynote speaker for an event to celebrate the University of New Hampshire’s 150th.

Author, land-grant university expert, and director of the higher education administration program at the WVU College of Education and Human Services, Sorber will speak about the history and impact of land-grant universities and the key roles they should have moving forward.

Following his keynote address, How Land-Grant Universities Transformed American Higher Education: The Past As a Foundation for the Future, Sorber will join a panel discussion: “What is UNH’s Role in Serving the Public Good?”.  The panelist will include Nancy Targett, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of New Hampshire, Steve Taylor, Former NH Commissioner of Agriculture, and Michael Ettlinger, Director of the Carsey School of Public Policy. 

View the full video of the presentation, below. 



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