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John Kroger, a vice president at the Aspen Institute, previously served as the inaugural Chief Learning Officer of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, providing oversight for all education institutions and programs for more than 900,000 civilian and military personnel, with a budget of more than $1.7 billion. Before that, he served as the president of Reed College, the Attorney General of Oregon, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and in several roles as a policy analyst and legislative assistant. He also served in uniform as a U.S. Marine, after which he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in philosophy at Yale University and his law degree from Harvard University.

In this episode, we discussed:

  • The importance of learning and education for national security

  • The future of higher education, and

  • Supporting human thriving in society at large

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Links and Other Information

John Kroger’s blog series, Leadership in Higher Education: click here

The Aspen Institute: website, Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership program (link)

The U.S. Naval Community College: click here

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