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

Christopher Newfield

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


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"

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!

Mostly though just leads to thinking about: this

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