On December 10, Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University, participated in a discussion with Economic Club President David M. Rubenstein about the current state of higher education. After the event, she joined Georgetown University President and Economic Club member John J. DeGioia at a news conference to announce that Georgetown has joined edX, a platform for broadcasting massive open online courses that has been founded jointly by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The platform allows participating institutions to broadcast select course offerings to thousands of viewers across the globe free of charge. Other institutions that also have joined edX are the University of California, Berkeley, and Wellesley College.
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