Boston College symposium honoring Professor Phillip G. Altbach

April 9th, 2013  

Boston College hosted a day-long symposium on April 5th to recognize the career work of Philip G. Altbach.  Dr. Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education and endowed professor in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, is an internationally recognized scholar of comparative and international education. The symposium boasted a who’s-who list of notable academic and policy experts from around the world who spoke about past, current, and future issues facing higher education worldwide. GO Group Executive Director David Engberg, one of Professor Altbach’s former doctoral students, attended the symposium and accompanying events.