Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Design of The Wreck -Prelude to "The Great Mistake- How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them"

"Noir Prequel" lecture and Q and A (at UT Austin in Spring 2016): to that new book on what went wrong with Higher Ed and how to possibly fix it -detailed in 400+ pages and 33 graphs


Design Lecture Series: Christopher Newfield from Faculty Innovation Center on Vimeo.
The Book:
The Great Mistake

How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them
By

Christopher Newfield

https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/great-mistake
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THE still churning or wringing content from that Cal event last month, this post today:

Berkeley chancellor still optimistic for increased state funding

Nicholas Dirks predicts politicians will rescue public institutions once they are convinced cost-cutting has reached its limit

Remember:
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/private-universities-should-double-low-income-students


This tired Coleman piece has been making the rounds for what feels like much too long

Gets some reaction retweet though:
This UC Fac tweet:
AAU's Mary Sue Coleman in the @washingtonpost "essential public good suffering unprecedented erosion of support" https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/10/07/after-years-of-neglect-public-higher-education-is-at-a-tipping-point/

Followed by this tweet:
Timely warning of public funding cuts to higher Ed-for 1995. Colemans uMich invented privatized public that taught states cuts ok. Repent!
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Mostly though just leads to thinking about: this




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