Video: three-minute plenary with Tony Chan

The president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology gives a pared down version of his 2018 Times Higher Education World Academic Summit plenary address 

October 4, 2018
Tony Chan

In this distilled, three-minute version of the closing plenary "The rise of Asian universities", Tony Chan explains how economic and demographic shifts have primed Asia to once again rise to be a dominant global player. But can Asian universities offer the liberal arts education praised in the West for providing crucial critical thinking skills? Will social development goals be inherent to their missions? 

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