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Maintaining top-tier experience while increasing access is a key challenge, he said.
In an era of surging demand, how will UCLA continue to deliver the high-quality educational experience for which it is known while finding a way to serve more students?
“If you want to have the kind of education we provide … [with] the traditional residential experience where students spend time on campus doing directed research while they are here and getting to know faculty, there is a limit in physical size,” UCLA Chancellor Gene Block told Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn, hosts of the higher education–focused podcast Future U.
Selingo and Horn were on campus recently to record an episode of their podcast. While at UCLA, they interviewed Block and led a panel discussion with other school leaders. The episode will be released on May 17.