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Geoffrey M. Cox, PhD

Entries by Geoffrey M. Cox, PhD

On Blogs and Blogging

(4) Comments | Posted July 6, 2012 | 5:10 PM

When I began this new blog a few weeks ago I did not expect it to become a forum for debate among faculty, staff, students and alumni of Alliant. My intention was to offer occasional commentaries from the perspective of a small, non-profit, tuition-driven institution. This is a perspective that...

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Public vs. Private Goods

(15) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 5:08 PM

I am traveling in Asia this week where my university, Alliant International University, offers programs (in Hong Kong and Tokyo) and where we recruit a number of students each year to come to our California campuses.

On Monday I picked up a copy of the English language...

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Cost and Value in Higher Education

(24) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 4:45 PM

I'm grateful for the opportunity to share some thoughts from the perspective of my university. Higher education is in the political cross currents these days. Critics, including some inside the academy, charge that colleges and universities are falling down on the job, and there is growing concern that the cost...

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