The Architect: Radical Education Reform for the 21st Century


Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The 2011–12 Notre Dame Forum begins with an interactive address led by Jeb Bush, Florida’s former governor and founder of the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Gov. Bush will address the dramatically changing landscape of K–12 education, as well as how the Notre Dame community can play a vital role in providing vision and leadership in crafting a vibrant education sector for all children.

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will introduce Bush.

Ticket information
Tickets for this event are free to University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Holy Cross College students, faculty, and staff for a limited time. The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center will issue tickets for the September 26th and 28th events concurrently.

On Thursday, September 22nd, tickets will be available to the general public. For general public tickets, call 574-631-2800, visit the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center website or visit the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office during regular Ticket Office hours, noon-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
There will be no ticket quantity limit during the general public sale.


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