Higher Education Focus of Governors’ Roundtable

March 21, 2001

This roundtable marked the formal launch of NGA’s first-ever major initiative on higher education, Influencing the Future of Higher Education. The four-year initiative, co-chaired by Governors Patton and Ridge, seeks to elevate national and state dialogue on postsecondary education and to equip governors and their advisors with the ability to diagnose problems, conceptualize issues, identify policy options and implement new public policy.