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Keynote Speakers

We are very pleased to confirm the following Keynote Speakers!


Victor (Vic) M. H. Borden

Victor (Vic) M. H. Borden is Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington. He is the Project Director for IU's Charting the Future initiative and directed the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education from 2014 through 2022. Dr. Borden's general area of scholarship is the assessment of organisation and performance in higher education institutions. Within this area, he has pursued four themes: student progress and performance; organisational performance assessment and accountability; diversity and equity; and organisational learning & development as a framework for institutional research. Read more



Jeroen Huisman

Jeroen Huisman is Professor of Higher Education at the Centre for Higher Education Governance, Ghent. His research interests relate to organisational change, organisational diversity, institutional strategy, national and supra-national higher education policies and their impact; also theory and methods in higher education. He is editor of Higher Education Policy and co-editor of the Emerald series Theory and Method in Higher Education Research. He is on the editorial board of Journal of Studies in International Education, Studies in Higher Education, European Journal of Higher Education, International Journal of Chinese Education and Tertiary Education and Management. Read more




Manja Klemenčič 

Manja Klemenčič researches, teaches, advises and acts as a consultant in the areas of sociology and politics of higher education; also in European and international comparative higher education. She is Associate Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Her major research contribution is in the study of student governments and student representation in higher education; this is part of her broader research agenda on student agency and the impact of students on higher education, as well as on student-centred learning and teaching in higher education. Read more

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