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Can we have our Honorary Degree back please?

Honorary Degree revocation is pretty unusual

Previous posts have commented on the awards of Honorary Degrees to celebrities. The risk for universities in making such awards though is that famous people sometimes turn out to be not such terrific assets to the institution’s reputation. 596 more words

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Higher ed bill: what's likely to pass and what's likely to be be blocked

The Conversation      |      1 September 2014

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The higher education reform bill , if passed, it will result in the most significant changes to the Australian higher education system since the Dawkins reforms a quarter of a century ago. 1,587 more words

Higher Education Policy

Twin Cities one of the top 20 metro areas for attracting foreign students

The Twin Cities metro area ranks among the top regions in the country for attracting foreign students to its colleges and universities, according to a recent report from the… 345 more words

News

Higher Education and World Politics

Isaac Kamola

In recent decades the world has witnessed massive expansion of higher education. The total number of universities is continuing to expand, as is the total percentage of the world’s population receiving college degrees. 931 more words

Global Governance Of Knowledge

Perception's Filter: My Take on Teaching and Leadership

At the end of each semester, we faculty give out teaching evaluations to our students. Some pupils may think this is a waste of time and that we teachers don’t pay attention to their feedback. 471 more words

Humor

Look Confident!

Research* has shown there is a correlation between how confident an individual is in his own skills and how skilled others judge him to be, irrespective of how skilled he really is (or is not). 58 more words

Think Business!

Saudi’s push towards an innovation economy


By Mohamed Imam Salem, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is pushing to diversify its economy beyond natural resource. 1,744 more words

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