... said King Alexander, president of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
"Louisiana State University President King Alexander said he has worked closely with the Education Department in the past, helping to craft a college scorecard that is a precursor to the ratings plan."
see Businessweek article: Obama College Ratings Drive Wedge as State Schools Show Support
Janet Napolitano, who stepped down as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security last year to become president of the University of California system, voiced skepticism in a January letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
“One must question the costs associated with devising yet another ratings system,” given the amount of information already available, she said in the letter.
(wonder what she thinks of UC Path project costs...)
You might remember Alexander from a couple years ago at the Cal Travers conference presentation: here.
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Wm. De La Pena
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Monica Lozano (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Bruce Varner
- Charlene Zettel
- Marcela Ramirez
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)