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A Conversation with Chuck Schroeder

Chuck Schroeder Executive Director, Rural Futures Institute

Rural Education


Chuck Schroeder serves as executive director of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute, where he works with Nebraskans across the state to address challenges and opportunities in rural communities. Schroeder’s leadership roles span the public, private and non-profit sectors. He has served as president and executive director of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and founding CEO of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association.

In this exclusive 360° interview, Schroeder discusses opportunities for rural school communities, RFI’s community collaboration and large-scale impacts from local efforts in rural education.