Barron essay featured as part of New York Times special section on education

June 06, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- An essay by Penn State President Eric Barron is featured in the New York Times today (June 6) as part of a special section focused on education and learning.

The coverage, "Learning: A Special Section," was the result of Barron's participation in the recent New York Times Higher Ed Leaders forum.

Barron's essay, which discusses some of the challenges and opportunities facing higher education, can be found at

A PDF of Barron's essay can be downloaded at

Last Updated June 06, 2018