AmCham Shanghai's Education Committee is excited to present an event about university rankings on Dec 7, 6:45-8:45pm at the AmCham Shanghai conference center.

Keynote speaker, author and educator Colin Diver, will deconstruct the conventional model of college rankings based on his newly published book Breaking Ranks: How the Rankings Industry Rules Higher Education and What to Do about It. After Mr. Diver's presentation, a panel of educators and experts, including Den Hoopingarner, Public Engagement Officer, U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, Jill Lauck, Director of College Counseling, Shanghai American School, and Robbie Shields, Principal, Qibao Dwight School will share their perspectives on and experiences with rankings, and how it affects educational choices, amongst other issues afflicting many families.

The event will be conducted in English.

上海美国商会教育委员会将于12月7日下午6:45-8:45举办专场活动——"美国高校排名:面纱后的真相"。活动将邀请美国著名教育家,里德学院前校长、《打破排名》作者Colin Diver先生连线加入,他将深度解读排名行业如何控制了美国的高等教育,以及应该如何破局。本场活动也有幸邀请到了几位国际教育的专家:美国驻上海总领事馆文化领事Den Hoopingarner,上海美国学校升学指导总监Jill Lauck、上海七宝德怀特高中校长Robbie Shields,他们将就高校排名、择校以及其他家庭关注的话题进行深入的分享和探讨。



The event is free of charge and will be held in hybrid mode. Please select online tickets or offline tickets accordingly.

  • We encourage you to join in person and meet speakers face to face.
  • Online attendee will receive zoom details after successful registration.



6:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Check-in & Networking with the panelists 签到,与嘉宾交流
7:00 PM - 7:05 PM
Opening remarks 开幕致辞
7:05 PM - 7:35 PM
Keynote: Breaking Ranks: How the Rankings Industry Rules Higher Education and What to Do about It 主题演讲:打破排名
7:35 PM - 7:45 PM
Audience Q & A 观众问答
7:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Panelists' views 圆桌分享
8:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Panelist discussion and audience Q&A 圆桌讨论,观众问答


  • CD

    Colin S Diver

    Author of Breaking Ranks: How the Rankings Industry Rules Higher Education, and What to Do about It

  • DH

    Den Hoopingarner

    Public Engagement Officer at U.S. Consulate Shanghai

  • JL

    Jill Lauck

    Director of College Counseling at Shanghai American School

    Jill worked in domestic and international admission for 12 years and served as director of international admission at Wellesley College and Princeton University. In 2010, she joined Tower Hill School in Wilmington, DE, as director of college counseling, and from 2017 until 2022, the American School of Paris. While working in university admission, Jill traveled extensively throughout Asia, including visits to both Shanghai American School campuses, and feels lucky to explore this part of the world in this newest adventure.

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  • RS

    Robbie Shields

    Principal at Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School


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Join in Person and Meet the Panelists 线下参会 与嘉宾交流
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AmCham Shanghai Conference Center

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact Bing Chen

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+86 2161693020

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