1/23/2015 readings: free community college

Where Free-Community-College Plans May Prosper: In the States

http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Free-Community-College/151357/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

The Players Who Influenced Obama’s Free-College Plan

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Players-Who-Influenced/151145/

The Race between Education and Technology Paperback – April 29, 2010

http://www.amazon.com/The-Race-between-Education-Technology/dp/0674035305

Tennessee Promise

http://tennesseepromise.gov/about.shtml

TENNESSEE PROMISE: A BRIEF HISTORY

http://www.freecollegenow.org/tennessee_promise_a_brief_history

What Students Pay at Community Colleges Now—and How Obama’s Proposal Might Change That

http://chronicle.com/article/What-Students-Pay-at-Community/151129/

Chicago Star Scholarship

http://www.ccc.edu/departments/Pages/chicago-star-scholarship.aspx

Mayor Emanuel and Chancellor Hyman Announce Chicago Star Scholarship for Chicago Public High School Students

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2014/sep/mayor-emanuel-and-chancellor-hyman-announce-chicago-star-scholar.html

DFL plan for free two-year college draws fire

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/01/14/tuition-free-proposal

MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2015/pdf/HB/0400-0499/HB0431IN.pdf

Oregon state senator says his free community college plan, unlike Obama’s, has a reasonable chance of passing

http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2015/01/oregon_state_senator_says_his.html

The Political Attractiveness of “Last-Dollar” Scholarships

https://kelchenoneducation.wordpress.com/2014/04/17/the-political-attractiveness-of-last-dollar-scholarships/

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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=en

Another Confucius Institute to Close

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/10/01/another-confucius-institute-close

U. of California Will Review Out-of-State Admissions

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/10/01/u-california-will-review-out-state-admissions

Cornell University Picks USC Provost as Next President

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/10/01/cornell-university-picks-usc-provost-next-president

The Future of Higher Education

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-beta/future-higher-education

Study Examines How Employers Judge Degreeshttps://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/09/29/study-examines-how-employers-judge-degrees

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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 Urbana-Champaign Provost Ilesanmi Adesida

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321227-5/washington-journal-university-illinois-urbanachampaign-provost-ilesanmi-adesida

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321228-5/washington-journal-indiana-university-president-michael-mcrobbie

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321233-5/washington-journal-purdue-university-president-mitch-daniels

Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321234-5/washington-journal-northwestern-university-president-morton-schapiro

Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321235-5/washington-journal-michigan-state-university-president-lou-anna-simon

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321239-5/washington-journal-university-michigan-president-mark-schlissel

Ohio State University Provost Joseph Steinmetz

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321240-5/washington-journal-ohio-state-university-executive-vice-president-provost-joseph-steinmetz

Pennsylvania State University President Eric Barron

http://www.c-span.org/video/?321242-5/washington-journal-pennsylvania-state-university-president-eric-barron

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