U.S. Higher Ed is the Gold Standard: Dean Hoke, President, AAUA

In this episode, ⁠⁠⁠Dean Hoke, President and CEO of the  American Association of University Administrators (AAUA), discusses why the American higher education system is still the gold standard around the world. He also talks about why is the idea of a 3 year undergraduate degree going to become reality in the U.S. sooner than later with cohost is ⁠⁠⁠Dr. Kristine H. Strickland, Chancellor, Fletcher Technical Community College and host Dr. Joe Sallustio, Senior Vice President-Global, Lindenwood University.

Fierce Education has teamed up with The EdUp Experience to bring you their dynamic podcasts in which they interview leaders and faculty in higher education.

Mr. Hoke is a highly successful and internationally recognized higher education administrator, Mr. Hoke first affiliated with the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates in 2009 as Head of Marketing and Institutional Development; that experience was followed by four years at Khalifa University with the UAE Advanced Network for Research and Education. In 2014 he became Co-Founder in a new educational management consulting firm, Edu Alliance Ltd. based in the UAE; three years later Edu Alliance Group opened its US office in Bloomington serving as the Managing Partner.

Mr. Hoke has extensive experience in the fields of higher education, marketing, communications and e-Learning. He has held a number of senior higher education administrative positions; and co-founded the Connected Learning Network, a provider of online educational services for educational institutions. In the field of broadcasting he served as an executive and CEO of four public broadcasting stations, and executive vice president of a cable network. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the School of Education of Franklin University in Ohio and is a member of the Advisory Board of Higher Education Digest. He recently served as president-elect for the United States Distance Learning Association and chaired the Global Partnership Committee.

Mr. Hoke currently produces and co-hosts the podcast series Higher Ed Without Borders. He holds a B.A. degree from Urbana University and an M.S. degree from the University of Louisville. He also completed the Executive Management Program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Connect with the EdUp Team: Elvin Freytes and Dr. Joe Sallustio.

Join the EdUp community at The EdUp Experience!