A panel of education leaders discussed the coming "The Future of Higher Education" at the Business Record's Power Breakfast on Feb. 22 at the Embassy Club in Downtown Des Moines.

Panelists talked about challenges facing the higher education system, ways businesses could have an affect and shared effective strategies for businesses to leverage university resources via partnerships.

The event featured the following panelists:
Bruce Harreld - President, University of Iowa
Steve Leath - President, Iowa State University
Marty Martin - President, Drake University
Kent Henning - President, Grand View University
Kim Linduska - Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, DMACC


To kick off the event, we asked each of the panelists to identify one aspect of higher education that business leaders should be aware of.