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Seeing Like a University: The Need for an Academic Caesar

This is very interesting. It reminds me of Milena Kremakova’s notion of the ‘troll on the bridge’. Much as university leadership can be characterised by ‘Academic Caesars’, who demand internal loyalty in return for shielding their subordinates from the political context, the ‘troll on the bridge’ secures the autonomy of those within a research centre or research laboratory. 19 more words

Higher Education

The 96-year-old ‘veteran examinee’ Raj Kumar Vaishya takes MA examination

Deccan Herald | Abhay Kumar |April 25, 2016 | PATNA | DHNS |

A nonagenarian, who retired from a private firm 36 years ago, created a record of sorts when he appeared for the MA (economics) examinations here. 228 more words

Higher Education

Skills For Disruption: Have an Adaptive Mindset, Yet Focus Deeply

Image Source: Tanmay Vora, QAspire Blog, August 31, 2015

I ran across a great article through a post shared on LinkedIn (thank you John Semanik). 216 more words


College Counselors as Advocates: A New Dynamic

Most of the time, college counselors are seen as ardent supporters of their students during the college process. Whether it’s helping create college lists, going over procedures, checking up on deadlines, or writing recommendations, we are in students’ corners as they pursue their post-secondary aspirations. 1,272 more words

College Counseling

#Lisansüstü öğrencisine nasihatler @BolBilim

Yüksek lisans veya doktora yapmakla ilgili çeşitli yazılar yazdık. Neden yapılacağı,nasıl yapılacağı konularından bahsettik. Peki, başladıktan sonra neler oluyor ve tabii neler olmalı? 105 more words

Higher Education

CUSAT Moots Conduct of Performance Audit

The New Indian Express |   Babu K Peter |   17th April 2016 |

KOCHI: For the first time since its inception, the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) will conduct a performance audit of its teaching and non-teaching staff.  280 more words