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Changing Culture in Higher Education

Paul Stoller | Posted 01.26.2013 | College
Paul Stoller

In the corporate culture of the contemporary American universities--a virtual minefield of administrative obstacles--time and patience are in increasingly short supply.

The Disappearing Faculty

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 04.02.2012 | College
Robert J. Spitzer

In his recently published screed, Benjamin Ginsberg paints a disturbing picture of American higher education. Ginsberg's chief accusation is that while universities were once "heavily influenced, if not completely driven," by faculty perspectives, they are now largely controlled by administrators.

Columbia Hiring Less, Reviewing Fewer Tenure Cases

The Columbia Daily Spectator | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The economic crisis has steepened a decline in tenure cases evaluated from year to year, as well as outside faculty recruitment, administrators said. ...