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Future of Higher Education

After Election, Can Higher Education Recover from Collateral Damage?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 11.16.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts speculated recently about whether there was enough soap in America to wash off the mud splattered by the dirty, depressing, and...

Consolidation in Higher Ed: the Clash of Data and Optics

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 09.18.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Earlier this month, Jeff Selingo wrote in The Washington Post about the coming era of consolidation among colleges and universities. Mr. Selingo ba...

Higher Ed In 2050: Why The Future Is Not As Bleak As Many Believe

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 05.20.2015 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

It's easy to read this as a higher-ed utopia. That's far from the case. There are bound to be plenty of political battles, turf wars, and arguments about what actually constitutes "best" learning. Many schools we know today will have closed.

Democracy's Colleges: An Emerging Alternative

Harry Boyte | Posted 03.28.2015 | College
Harry Boyte

In the changing landscape of work and higher education there are signs of an emerging alternative to Ivory Tower detachment or scrambles to adapt.

The Great Debate: Is College Still Worth It?

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 03.11.2014 | College
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Do a simple Google News search on "higher education" and chances are you'll get a lot of hits -- stories about how much debt students are accumulating, whether college graduates are faring any better in tough economic times than anyone else, whether a college education really translates into a better future.

Is Entrepreneurship the Future for Higher Education?

Phillip D. Vairo | Posted 02.11.2014 | College
Phillip D. Vairo

As universities have become more competitive with one another, the nature of the professoriate has evolved.

It's Time to Call the Question

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

If higher education is to save itself, it must do so by rethinking these questions. Why are we here? How can we empower our faculty to do well and fulfill our mission?

F.D.A. -- The Future of Higher Education

Dr. John Jackson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. John Jackson

From that book, and from my other readings, interactions and personal reflection, I have come to believe that the future of higher education is F.D.A.: Flexible -- Distributed -- Affordable