About the Event

P3•EDU is an invitation-only event bringing together a select group of university leaders and a handful of private company CEOs to network and share best practices around public-private partnerships in higher education. For more information, please contact the host at info@p3edu.com.

A Directory of Leading Companies Partnering with Colleges and Universities for Strategic and Financial Impact

About George Mason University

George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls 35,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity and commitment to accessibility. Learn more at www.gmu.edu

Featured Speakers
  • President, George Mason University
  • President, Purdue University
  • 49th Governor of Indiana
  • Associate Managing Director, Public Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Leader of Moody’s Global Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Ratings Team
  • Chairman, Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), parent of Kaplan, Inc.
  • Founding Partner & Chief Operating Officer, The Vistria Group
  • Chairman, Board of Directors of Apollo Education Group (parent of University of Phoenix)
  • Former Deputy Secretary & Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Department of Education
  • Executive Vice President & University Treasurer, University of Delaware
  • President, Suffolk University
  • President, American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Former Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
  • President, University of Maryland University College
  • President, The New School
  • Executive Vice President & CFO, DePaul University
  • Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance, George Mason University
  • Provost & Executive Vice President, Oregon State University
  • Provost & Chief Operating Officer, Concordia University, St. Paul
  • Provost & Executive Vice President, George Mason University
  • Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Georgetown University
  • Chief Innovation Officer, Vice Provost, & Dean of Graduate School, The University of Memphis
  • Chief of Staff, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, James Madison University
  • Editor in Chief, Inside Higher Ed
  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Blackboard
  • Co-Founder & Managing Director, University Ventures
  • Investment Officer, Lumina Impact Ventures
  • Former Director, Postsecondary Success at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • President & Chief Executive Officer, Strada Education Network

Ángel Cabrera

President, George Mason University

Mitch Daniels

President, Purdue University; 49th Governor of Indiana

Susan Fitzgerald

Associate Managing Director, Public Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service; Leader of Moody’s Global Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Ratings Team

Donald Graham

Chairman, Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), parent of Kaplan, Inc.

Anthony Miller

Founding Partner & Chief Operating Officer, The Vistria Group; Chairman of Board of Directors, Apollo Education Group (parent of University of Phoenix); former Deputy Secretary & Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Department of Education

Alan Brangman

Executive Vice President & University Treasurer, University of Delaware

Marisa Kelly

President, Suffolk University

Ted Mitchell

President, American Council on Education (ACE); former Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education

Javier Miyares

President, University of Maryland University College

David Van Zandt

President, The New School

Jeffrey Bethke

Executive Vice President & CFO, DePaul University

Jennifer (J.J.) Davis

Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance, George Mason University

Edward Feser

Provost & Executive Vice President, Oregon State University

Eric LaMott

Provost & Chief Operating Officer, Concordia University, St. Paul

S. David Wu

Provost & Executive Vice President, George Mason University

Geoff Chatas

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Georgetown University

Jasbir Dhaliwal

Chief Innovation Officer, Vice Provost, & Dean of Graduate School, The University of Memphis

Larry Earvin

Chief of Staff, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Charles King

Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, James Madison University

Doug Lederman

Editor in Chief, Inside Higher Ed

William Ballhaus

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Blackboard

Ryan Craig

Co-Founder & Managing Director, University Ventures

Elizabeth Garlow

Investment Officer, Lumina Impact Ventures

Dan Greenstein

Former Director, Postsecondary Success at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

William Hansen

President & Chief Executive Officer, Strada Education Network

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Unless otherwise noted, all activities shall take place at:

George Mason University  |  Founders Hall  |  3351 Fairfax Drive  |  Arlington, VA

(Draft subject to change)

Day 1

Monday, April 2

5:30pm – 7:30pm
Welcome reception 

Top of The Hay, The Hay-Adams
800 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.

Day 2

Tuesday, April 3

7:45am
Registration; Continental breakfast

8:30am
Opening remarks; Morning sessions

12:00pm
Lunch

1:30pm
Afternoon sessions

4:45pm
Reception

Day 3

Wednesday, April 4

8:00am
Continental breakfast

8:45am
Welcome; Morning sessions

12:00pm
Closing remarks; Lunch

Day 4

Program Highlights

Peer universities share their experience in partnering with private companies across a range of areas, including:

  • Enabling the design and growth of online degree programs
  • International student recruitment and pathways programs
  • Student retention and success coaching
  • Predictive analytics for institutional decision making
  • Innovative student housing and campus infrastructure projects

Accreditors and rating agencies provide their perspective on the academic and financial risks involved with public-private partnerships

Leading company CEOs and venture capitalists offer their views on partnering with colleges and universities

A special discussion of the pending Purdue-Kaplan relationship

Attendees

Please join executive leaders from the following colleges and universities:
 

Registration
Invited guests are welcome to register by clicking the link below.

Event Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

Travel & Accommodations

P3•EDU will be held at George Mason’s Arlington, Virginia campus approximately 15 minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport (IAD).

We have reserved a block of rooms with preferred pricing at two local hotels (see below).

To view a map of the George Mason University Arlington campus click here.

The Westin Arlington Gateway

801 North Glebe Rd.  |  Arlington, VA, 22203

703-717-6200 

The Hilton Arlington

950 North Stafford St. |  Arlington, VA, 22203

703-528-6000

Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
info@p3edu.com

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Event

What are the dates of the conference?

Conference dates are all day Tuesday, April 3, and the morning of Wednesday, April 4, 2018. A welcome reception will be held the evening of Monday, April 2, 2018.

What does my registration fee include?

Registration fees include access to all conference activities and meals, including:

Monday, April 2 – Welcome Reception
Tuesday, April 3 – Full Day Program; Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Reception
Wednesday, April 4 – Half Day Program; Continental Breakfast and Lunch

What is conference attire?

Business or business casual attire

Are there sponsorship opportunities available?

Sponsorship is available by invitation only. Please contact info@p3edu.com if you are interested in sponsorship.

Registration

Who is attending the conference?

Attendance at P3•EDU is intended for college and university leaders including Presidents, Provosts, CFOs, VPs and Trustees. The event is by invitation only. A partial list of registered institutions can be found here. Please contact info@p3edu.com if you are interested in attending.

What is the registration fee?

The registration fee for college, university and association attendees is $350. The registration fee for corporate and non-university attendees is $1,850.

Can my organization pay our registration fee by check?

Payment for P3•EDU is by credit card only. If you are unable to pay by credit card, please contact p3edu@wilsonwest.com.

How do I make changes to my registration?

If you need to make any changes to your registration, please email p3edu@wilsonwest.com.

If I need to cancel, how do I receive refund?

Cancellations will be accepted with a full refund if submitted on or before March 2, 2018. No refunds will be given after March 2, 2018. Please email p3edu@wilsonwest.com with any cancellation requests.

Why have I not received a registration confirmation?

All confirmations are sent via email at the conclusion of your registration. If you have not received an email confirmation, please check your spam or junk mail folder. If you still need a copy of your confirmation or receipt, please email p3edu@wilsonwest.com.

Travel

What airport do I fly into?

Two major airports serve the Arlington, VA area: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is just 7 miles away and Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 21 miles away.

Does the conference hotel offer a room block with discounted pricing?

Yes. We have reserved discounted pricing at the Westin Arlington Gateway & Hilton Arlington hotels. Please see Travel for a link to the hotels’ websites.

What is the address of the conference?

George Mason University – Founders Hall – 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Will transportation be provided from the airport to the hotel?

Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hotel.

Will transportation be provided from the hotel to the reception & event?

Yes. We will have complimentary transportation available to all registered attendees staying at Westin Arlington Gateway. Service will be provided to and from both the evening reception Monday, April 2nd at The Hay-Adams, as well as to and from George Mason University Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 4. A detailed transportation schedule shall be provided to all registered attendees in advance of the event.

Will parking be available at George Mason University?

Yes. All registered attendees will have free on site parking for the duration of the event. To view a map of the George Mason University campus click here.