Tribpedia: Events

Video: The Focus on Social and Emotional Learning

At our 1/22 symposium on urban public education, Chris Coxon of Educate Texas led a discussion about social and emotional learning with Paul Cruz, superintendent of the Austin Independent School District; Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District; Terry Grier, superintendent of the Houston Independent School District; and Airick West, member of the board of directors for Kansas City Public Schools.

Video: McCraw on Race and Policing

At our 1/19 conversation, Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, explained why racial profiling is only a "perception" problem in Texas and how the agency is handling traffic stops these days.

Video: Private Sector vs. Public Sector

At our 12/9 symposium on cybersecurity and privacy, I talked about what the public sector can learn about cybersecurity from the private sector with John Dickson, a principal at Denim Group; Vic Diaz, assistant vice president for Cyber Security Operations at USAA; and Paul Williams, director of business operations at Rackspace Hosting.

Video: The End of Secrets

At our 12/9 symposium on cybersecurity and privacy, I talked about the difficulty of keeping anything secret anymore — and whether that's a good thing — with Michelle Atchison, associate vice chancellor for federal relations for the University of Texas System, and Robert Chesney, associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Texas School of Law.

 

Video: The Medical Privacy Paradox

At our 12/9 symposium on cybersecurity and privacy, Edgar Walters talked about the risks and rewards of digitally accessible medical information with Suzanne Barber, director of the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin; Nora Belcher, executive director for Texas E-Health Alliance; Deborah Peel, founder and chair of Patient Privacy Rights; and Sheila Stine, chief privacy officer for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Video: The Cybersecurity of Texas Cities

At our 12/9 symposium on cybersecurity and privacy, Gregory White of the University of Texas at San Antonio talked about the cybersecurity of Texas cities with  Chris Cook, a director of the Cyber Texas Foundation; Mary Dickerson, chief information security officer for the University of Houston; David LaPlante, chief information security officer for the City of Houston; and Hugh Miller, chief technology officer for the City of San Antonio.

Video: Higher Ed Access, Affordability and Diversity

At our 11/16 symposium on higher education, Matthew Watkins talked about higher ed access, affordability and diversity with Lisa Fielder, CEO of College Forward; Cynthia Teniente-Matson, president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio; Shirley Reed, president of South Texas College; and University of Texas System Regent Sara Martinez Tucker.

 

Video: Cracking the Higher Ed Completion Code

At our 11/16 symposium on higher education, I talked about the challenge of increasing higher ed outcomes with Chancellor Brian McCall of the Texas State University System; Elaine Mendoza, vice chair of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents; former University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers; and Wynn Rosser, CEO of the Greater Texas Foundation.

 

Video: A Conversation with Ken Starr

At our 11/16 higher education symposium, I talked to Ken Starr, the president and chancellor of Baylor University, about demographic change, campus carry, free speech, the intersection of a traditional culture with the modern world, and, of course, football.

Video: Higher Ed Exceptionalism

At our 11/16 symposium on higher education, I talked about the pursuit of excellence with Southwestern University President Edward Burger; Paul Foster, the chairman of the University of Texas System Board of Regents; Woody Hunt, chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio.