Schedule of Events

October 29, 2011

Bates College, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk)

10 a.m.–noon
Registration in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.

Nancy J. Cable, president of Bates College, and honorary chair Jamie Merisotis ’86, Bates trustee

12:30–1:30 p.m.
Why Does College Cost So Much?

Robert Archibald and David Feldman

1:30-2:30 p.m.
National Trends in Student Financial Aid

Sandy Baum

2:30–3:20 p.m.
Q&A Moderated by Jamie Merisotis ’86
Panelists: Sandy Baum, Robert Archibald, and David Feldman, joined by two leaders in higher education enrollment, Jane Bode Brown ’69, vice president for enrollment management at Northeastern University; and James S. Miller, dean of admission at Brown University.

3:20 p.m.
Summing Up
Jamie Merisotis ’86

Concluding Remarks
Nancy J. Cable

3:30 p.m.
Symposium Adjourns
Informal discussion and book signing