Roseann O'Reilly Runte

Runte, Roseann O’Reilly

Runte, Roseann O’Reilly

President of Carleton University, Canada; Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

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President of Carleton University, Canada; Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

Roseann O'Reilly Runte is the President of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She is the former President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, member of the Club of Rome and Chair of the Board of the Foundation for International Training, and a Fellow of the World Academy. She holds a Ph.D. in French literature from the University of Kansas and has received numerous awards for her scholarly and volunteer work. Her creative writing was recognized by a poetry prize from the Academie Française.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

The Deep Blue Sea: Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education and the World
Abstract The problems which beset higher education today reflect change and uncertainty, inequities, demographic imbalances, generational, economic and ideological conflicts in a world where communication is at once immediate and unreliable. The solutions lie in the pursuit of cutting-edge science and new technologies, moving the frontiers of theory and solving social, economic and moral issues through curricular redesign that embraces the global and the interdisciplinary. Universities must be...