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#CSA2015 In Riverside, Riverside CA


RIVERSIDE, CA — Is another university the answer? Maybe.

“Another University is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy,” was the conference theme of this year’s annual conference. 11 more words

CALL FOR ACTION: SHUT DOWN DIPLOMA MILLS

On May 17th the New York Times did an investigative series on the bogus degree practices by a Pakistan corporation called Axact Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: Pakistani Company Axact Reaps Millions… 1,058 more words

UAE

Remembering and Learning

On this Memorial Day, we should remember not only American dead, but foreign victims of unjust wars started by our elite. Most American wars lacked the moral rigor of World War II and the U.S. 700 more words

Classism

my arrow in the (big) apple

Well, I have officially been in New York for a week. And in that week, a lot has happened. Normally when I write I try to frame my post around a quote, but it would have seemed forced with all the other things I want to talk about. 939 more words

Graduate School

UT President Bill Powers: "Remind yourself that it's all worth it"

On June 2nd, Bill Powers will end his tenure as president of the University of Texas.

During his nine years as the leader of the university, Powers helped the school to reform the undergraduate experience; elevate graduation rates, increase student body diversity, expand online education, create the Dell Medical School, grow its research programs and successfully reach a fundraising goal of over $3 billion, the largest in Texas history. 1,107 more words

News

Class Notes: A Story of Bias in 2003 and Today

I told you I’ve been covering class bias in higher education for a long time. I was going through some old files when I found this unpublished piece on from 2003. 3,530 more words

Classism

PhD: is the doctoral thesis obsolete? - via @timeshighered --- #highered

21 MAY 2015 | BY PAUL JUMP – THE

“Should the foundations of a 21st-century academic career still be built on the traditional model?”

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