‘The Relevant University’ to air July 24

July 23, 2012 | Events, UToday
By Meghan Cunningham

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Tuesday, July 24, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, looks into the trend of more adult students returning to the classroom to accomplish their goals of earning a college degree.

In this month’s episode:

• Dr. Clint Longenecker, UT professor of management and an authority on leadership, talks about education as an important component of success.

• Eric Summons, an organizational psychologist, shares his expertise on workplace productivity.

• Adult college student Blake Russell provides insight into what it’s like to return to campus at age 29.

• And Eric Hoover, a reporter with The Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses the larger national picture on adults returning to the college classroom.

The University and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at www.utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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