Faulty Chronicle of Higher Education Survey Deserves More Scrutiny

March 5, 2013 | Blog

As a person who appreciates insights into the thinking of various actors in higher education, I get excited whenever a…

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The MOOC Industrial Complex

March 3, 2013 | Blog

These days, every education reform movement seems to generate profit for multiple partners.  Take No Child Left Behind, the latest…

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Renewing the Commitment

July 2, 2012 | Blog

This piece is cross-posted from the Chronicle of Higher Education, where it originally appeared as part of a forum on…

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Straight Up … Or On The Rocks?

May 10, 2012 | Blog

In his Education Week blog “Straight Up”, Rick Hess comes to the defense of fellow traveler Naomi Schaefer Riley following…

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Why the Chronicle Should Fire Riley

May 6, 2012 | Blog

It’s always been hard to take Naomi Schaefer Riley seriously.  Hers is a brand of politically-motivated “journalism” only considered credible…

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Who Gets Paid What?

February 27, 2012 | Blog

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education released information on the “Median Salaries of Senior College Administrators by Job Category and…

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Squeeze Public Higher Education– And Watch it Squirm

February 21, 2012 | Blog

Make no mistake about it– a conservative agenda in public higher education, quite similar to the one for public k-12,…

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Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don’t

August 3, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm I began the article with a nice, warm feeling–a sweet story of how Barack and Michelle Obama…

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The Ugliness of For-Profits

July 21, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from BrainstormI admit it. I have a chip on my shoulder when it comes to for-profit providers of higher…

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A Question of Place

July 7, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm While working on a grant application recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time thinking about…

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