The want ads of the last Chronicle of Higher Education in August feature 15 pages of faculty jobs, 9 pages of administrative positions and another 3 of “executive positions.” Aren’t we getting a bit bureaucratic?
Monthly Archives For September 2012
The Department of Education thinks it has found out what is wrong with American higher education—not enough extracurricular activities, specifically, not enough political ones.
When a private corporation gives out inaccurate information, its’ business generally suffers one way or the other. When a university does it, the school may drop a place in the U. S. News rankings.
Apparently, at Carleton College, it was global warming before it wasn’t.
The fiftieth anniversary of the seminal book Silent Spring was bound to inspire at least one tribute from academia.
Here’s how you get read out of academia for unorthodoxy.
The expansion of government health care regulations, most recently under Obamacare, has led to a growth in careers in health care administration. Nevertheless, patients might be asking, “Is there a doctor in the house?” and getting an echo in response.
Ninety Georgetown faculty members and administrators have gone public with a letter attacking Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s budget proposal but the bill of particulars in the missive does not match up to the content of his plan.
“Educational establishments have been making promises to students they cannot keep.” –Aaron Barlow, New York City College of Technology (CUNY).