• Tarleton State University Hire Education Speaker Series - Brandon Busteed

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    Name: Tarleton State University Hire Education Speaker Series - Brandon Busteed
    Date: February 13, 2019
    Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CST
    Hire Education Speaker Series 2019
    Event Description:

    The community and industry leaders are invited to attend Tarleton State University's Hire Education Speaker Series that will launch with guest speaker Brandon Busteed on February 13, 2019. President of Kaplan University Partners and was most recently Global Head of Public Sector at Gallup, Busteed will present "The Coming Disruption in Higher Education", showcasing the importance of educational experiences on the post-graduation success. Busteed will touch on workforce influences on the education industry, underemployment challenges of new graduates and the importance of career guidance and mentoring from the university. A student session will follow from 2:30-3:30pm in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Theater.

    Click here to download Visitor Parking Permit

    Join the Faculty, Staff, Adminstration, and Community Session via Zoom
    from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

    https://tarleton.zoom.us/j/188666114
    or Telephone:
    US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 558 8656
    Meeting ID: 188 666 114


    While at Gallup Brandon Busteed served for six years as Executive Director of Education and Workforce Development.  In that role, Busteed led dozens of ground-breaking Gallup studies including the Gallup-Purdue Index, a nationally-representative student of college graduates looking at their long-term outcomes in work and life), the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey, the largest representative study of U.S. adults and education consumers studying their education pathways and experience, the Gallup-Google Computer Science in K12 Education Study, and the Gallup-Knight Foundation Trust in Media Study.  He remains a Gallup Senior Advisor. 

    An internationally known speaker and author on education and workforce development, Busteed has published more than 100 articles and blogs for Gallup, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Trusteeship Magazine, Fast Company and other publications.

    His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and USA Today and on NPR and the NBC News “TODAY” show, among others.  He was named a LinkedIn “Top Voice” in education for 2018. 

    Busteed received his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University and an honorary doctorate from Augustana College. He is a trustee emeritus of Duke and has served on the Board of Visitors of the Sanford School of Public Policy.


     

    Location:

    Tarleton State University
    Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Theater

    Contact Information:
    Tarleton Career Services Center 254-968-9078
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