Monthly Archives: October 2014

10/15 readings

New Models of Higher Education https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-beta/new-models-higher-education   Hillary Clinton touts affordable higher education in $225G Las Vegas speech http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/14/hillary-clinton-to-cash-in-on-225k-vegas-speech/   Refute ‘private good, public bad’ claims, UC Berkeley told http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/refute-private-good-public-bad-claims-uc-berkeley-told/2016341.article

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10/08 readigns

HOW AND WHY AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES HATE AMERICA http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/19651/ Higher Education — What’s the Point? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julian-l-alssid/higher-educationwhats-the_b_5948922.html?utm_hp_ref=education&ir=Education

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10/07 readings

The Ph.D. Student’s Ticking Clock http://chronicle.com.pc181.lib.rochester.edu/article/The-PhD-Students-Ticking/149205/ Why Academics Stink at Writing http://chronicle.com.pc181.lib.rochester.edu/article/Why-Academics-Writing-Stinks/148989/

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10/04 readings

What Keeps Women Out of Elite Colleges? Their SAT Scores http://chronicle.com/blogs/headcount/what-keeps-women-out-of-elite-colleges-their-sat-scores/39109?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Seminary Fires 8 Professors Who Complained About Its Leader http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/seminary-fires-8-professors-who-complained/87233?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en U. of Chicago to Increase Support for Low-Income Students http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/u-of-chicago-to-increase-support-for-low-income-students/87161?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Should We Be Optimists or Pessimists on China? http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2014/10/01/should-we-be-optimists-or-pessimists-on-china/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=enContinue reading

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Far Out of the Red: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/09/30/college-endowment-funds-likely-had-another-year-double-digit-returns

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9/30 readings

Getting To The Core of Common Core http://video.pbs.org/video/2365335129/ University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler http://www.c-span.org/video/?321217-4/washington-journal-university-minnesota-president-eric-kaler-higher-education-policy University of Nebraska President James Linder http://www.c-span.org/video/?321220-6/washington-journal-university-nebraska-president-dr-james-linder University of Iowa President Sally Mason http://www.c-span.org/video/?321222-5/washington-journal-university-iowa-president-sally-mason University of Wisconsin President Ray Cross http://www.c-span.org/video/?321226-5/washington-journal-university-wisconsin-president-ray-cross University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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