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Plenary

Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:30–5:45 p.m.

James E. Ryan

President, University of Virginia

James E. Ryan is the ninth president of the University of Virginia. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law affects educational opportunity.

Ryan previously served as dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He established the Harvard Teacher Fellows program and an effort entitled “Fulfilling the Promise of Diversity,” intended to prepare students for careers working in diverse environments.