President Santa Ono (2/4)
Institutions that put themselves on an island where they are isolated from government and industry cannot survive. Collaboration and cooperation is the key to a more valuable education for both students and the companies they work for.
So, how do higher education institutions align with the demands of the workforce? In this episode of the Changemakers series, we’re back with President Ono of the University of British Columbia. His answer to this question: Cooperative education; shared and accessible education; and collaboration with both government and industry.
President Ono is a president of a Canadian school and a former president of a U.S. school which brings an enlightening perspective to the conversation around global education. President Ono was the 28th President of the University of Cincinnati and today, he is the 15th President of the University of British Columbia.