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The Austerity University -- #1

Today members of University and College Union (UCU) received a consultative ballot form, asking them to vote on a ‘full and final’ pay increase offer from HE employers of 2%. 1,036 more words


Web sites, e-mail, search engines and Internet ads

When I started in higher education more than 19 years ago, I never really thought I would be using the Web to connect with students. I began as an assistant director of Admissions and we were all about the personal relationship. 586 more words

BREAKING NEWS: Chile to End Public Funding of Private Education!

Under the dictator Pinochet, Chile became devoted to the free-market theories of libertarian economist Milton Friedman. It adopted a voucher system and embrace choice.

Over the years, the schools experienced growing social segregation and little or no improvement. 274 more words

Education Reform

Thought's on @MyOCPA's "The F-Word in Higher Education" PDI

Yesterday, I drove quite a ways at some rather unreasonable hours to join many of my Student Affairs colleagues for a Professional Development Institute (PDI) on Feminism in higher education (What “F-word” did you think that meant?). 868 more words

“But I’m a Music Education Major!”

My apologies for failing to post anything here last week. April is a busy month in all university music programs, I’m sure, and ours is no exception. 1,480 more words


Studying Rare Books and Their Relevance in a Digital Age

Studying Rare Books and Their Relevance in a Digital Age

In the following post, I share my thoughts on a graduate seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts taken back in 2010 and reflect on the relevance of this type of technical training in a changing higher education and its relevance in a digital age.  21 more words

Higher Education