By Steven Weiland, Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University
Monthly Archive: July 2019
One answer: turn to the business world for executive leadership. That strategy didn’t work at Mount St. Mary’s University.
Run higher education like a business! That’s a neoliberal clarion call. What happens? Wisconsin public higher ed is a primary example. Read …
Math & literacy skills increased for English children who participated in a philosophy class. Disadvantaged students showed the most significant gains.
Sara Goldrick-Rabb: “It is no longer possible for critical scholars working in public higher education to flourish without tenure protections.” Read …
Starving the Beast examines how political and market-oriented forces are reframing public higher education.
For what universities stand and what hedge funds do…a glaring disconnect. Read more in a new article from The Nation.
Richard Fouchaux offers insights into how to counter the marketization of education. Read more here.
Big surprise? No surprise. It’s part of “the agenda.” Read more from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Top 25 dominated by Big Ten & CA-based schools. See methodology here. Another ranking system here.
“Universities need to be run with focus on the bottom line but, at their core, colleges are not corporations.”
Many of the trends identified by The Chronicle of Higher Education are associated with neoliberal methods of leading and managing higher education. …