Kettering Foundation President, David Mathews, gives his closing remarks to legislators and business, education and civic engagement leaders at the "Shaping Our Future" launch event in Washington DC on September 4th, 2012. "Shaping Our Future" is a year-long national dialogue on the future of higher education. Through this initiative, students, faculty, administrators, employers, and members of the general public will reflect on how colleges and universities might help the country tackle some of its most vexing problems. If you would like to watch the full event you can stream it HERE. Anyone interested in holding a forum on this issue or learning more should visit NIFI. All of the materials for this issue forum have been made available free of charge by the Kettering Foundation, National Issues Forums and the American Commonwealth Partnership.