Mike Magee on The Innovation of Minerva University

Key Points

  • 12% of Minerva University graduates have since created their own companies. 

Mike Magee: Innovation of Minerva University

This episode of the Getting Smart Podcast is a part of our New Pathways campaign. In partnership with American Student Assistance® (ASA), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stand Together and the Walton Foundation, the New Pathways campaign will question education’s status quo and propose new methods of giving students a chance to experience success in what’s next. 

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom Vander Ark is joined by Dr. Mike Magee, the president of Minerva University. Previously, Mike spent time largely in edpolicy at Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island Mayoral Academies, and Chiefs for Change.

Minerva University is a 10-year-old independent, non-profit, accredited institution of higher education. It was formed in partnership with a venture-backed startup called the Minerva Project and incubated at Keck Graduate Institute.

When you have talented, creative people… you let them loose.

Mike Magee


Some of Mike’s Favorite Poems:

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