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Dr. Bernard Belloc To Speak on French Policy for Higher Education and Research

August 26, 2009
Dr. Bernard Belloc

Dr. Bernard Belloc

Global Studies in Higher Education presents “The New French Policy for Higher Education and Research,” a talk by Dr. Bernard Belloc, higher education and research advisor to French President Nicholas Sarkozy. Dr. Belloc will highlight his personal experiences on Thursday,  September 3, from 4-5:30 p.m., at 4151 Grainger Hall on UW-Madison campus. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit gshe.global.wisc.edu. Join us for this unique initiative presented by the Division of International Studies and Global Studies, and co-sponsored by the Department of Education Policy Studies and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).

Learn more about Dr. Bernard Belloc
Bernard Belloc is the advisor on higher education and research to President Nicolas Sarkozy and was president of the Université Toulouse 1 Sciences Sociales from 1998-2003.  His activities in higher education administration include terms as president of the French Council of University Presidents (2000-2002) and participation on the executive committee of the European University Association (2001-2002).  Dr. Belloc is currently a member of the French National Universities Council, the French Council for International Cooperation, and the Eiffel Committee, which advises the French government on the recruitment of foreign students.

In recent years, he has led a variety of international missions on behalf of the University of Toulouse and French higher education organizations, including acting as the science and technology advisor for the French embassy in China for two years prior to his engagement as advisor to President Sarkozy. Dr. Belloc holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toulouse where he is currently a professor of Economics. He was dean of the Faculty of Economics from 1990-1998.

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