UT President Joe DiPietro describes challenges facing higher ed and its role in preparing the workforce of the future

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The University of Tennessee
UT President Joe DiPietro addresses panel members about the role of higher education in workforce preparedness.

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro today talked about the greatest challenges facing public higher education during the Nashville Business Journal’s 2014 “Nashville Ahead” program.

He joined three panelists  for a program titled, “A Discussion on Higher Education and Workforce Readiness.”

“We have to do everything we possibly can to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and entrepreneurial approaches to filling funding gaps, all while maintaining our excellence,” Dr. DiPietro told the gathering of business, industry and government leaders. 

To read more of his comments, go to: http://www.tennessee.edu/media/releases/092414-workforce-preparedness.html .