Sept. 1, 2010
Elizabeth Klipp, 404-413-1356
ATLANTA – Brandeis University professor and scholar Gregory Petsko will speak at Georgia State University at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 7 about what makes research universities successful.
Petsko’s presentation is titled, “Planning Ahead: Characteristics of Successful Research Universities, 2010-2025,” and will be held in the Speakers Auditorium of the Georgia State Student Center, located at 44 Courtland St.
This seminar is the second of two invited speaker events related to the development of the Georgia State University Strategic Plan. Georgia State President Mark Becker and the Strategic Planning Committee encourage faculty, staff and students to attend this free event and provide feedback.
Petsko is currently the Gyula and Katica Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Brandeis University and formerly a faculty member at Wayne State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Max Planck Institute.
He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and American Philosophical Society and immediate past president of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. A graduate of Princeton University, Petsko received his doctorate from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He recently addressed the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities on the same topic.
For more information on Georgia State’s Strategic Plan, please visit: http://www.gsu.edu/strategicplan.