Glion Colloquium X – Summary

GK Contributions, Preface and Summary

In June 2015, the leaders of many of the world’s most distinguished research universities gathered in Glion-above-Montreux to participate in the GlionX Colloquium to consider the array of responsibilities, priorities and con2015, the leaders of many of the world’s most distinguished researchstraints that both guide and shape their institutions. The Colloquium was organized into five topical sessions:  

Preface to university priorities and constraints

GK Contributions, Missions & Responsibilities, Preface and Summary, Uncategorized

Since its launch in 1998, the Glion Colloquium has established itselfas both a key international forum and a highly influential resource inaddressing the challenges and responsibilities of the world’s research universities. Held every two years, the forum brings together leaders of research universities, often joined by key figures from business and government,  

Preface to Preparing Universities for an Era of Change

LW Contributions, Preface and Summary

The Glion Colloquium has established itself as an influential resource in addressing both the challenges and responsibilities of the world’s research universities. Every two years, the Glion Colloquium provides a forum for research university leaders to consider together the role that the world’s leading universities should play in addressing the great challenges and opportunities of our times and to explore …

Summary and conclusion to Preparing Universities for an Era of Change

LW Contributions, Preface and Summary

The Colloquium was organized into five topical sessions: • the changing purpose, role and relationship of research universities • the changing nature of discovery, learning and innovation • the cost, price, and value of higher education • the changing nature and character of research universities: developed countries • the changing nature and character of research universities: developing countries

Summary of the Colloquium

GK Challenges, Contributions, Preface and Summary

The VIII Glion Colloquium was held in June 2011 to consider the roles that could be played by the  world’s research universities in addressing the various challenges of global sustainability in the broadest sense, e.g., climate, environmental, economic, health, poverty and geopolitical. This included  considerations not only of how research universities were adapting to the imperatives  

Summary of University Research for Innovation

GK Contributions, Preface and Summary

The first session began with the observation that it was precisely a century ago, in 1908, that Schumpeter  introduced the terms “innovation” and “entrepreneurism” into economics at both the  University of Vienna and Harvard, which, together with Lausanne (near Glion), comprised the centres of  economic theory at the time. Over the past several months,  

Preface to the Globalization of Higher Education

GK Contributions, Preface and Summary

The Sixth Glion Colloquium brought together university leaders from around the world in Glion above  Montreux, Switzerland, to consider the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities presented to  higher education by the emerging global, knowledge-driven economy. Launched in 1998 by Professors  Luc Weber (University of Geneva) and Werner Hirsch (University of California),