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The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

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GILMAN, BENJAMIN A, Republican Party
New York

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $19,047.84

Average cost per trip - $4,761.96
Total number of days spent traveling - 16 days
Rank of representative - 316 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - November 24, 2000 - November 25, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Participate in AIPAC Summit Program
Notes -

Travel Cost - $268.00
Lodging Cost - $228.65
Meal Cost - $41.22
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $537.87

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Republican Party of Puerto Rico, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 10, 2001 - May 13, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL - Dominican Republic - Puerto Rico

Purpose - Participate in the North-East Republican Leadership Conference and speak before the American Chamber of Commerce.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,782.20
Lodging Cost - $704.57
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,486.77

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - August 13, 2001 - August 16, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - Fact finding and educational visit and participate in the Global Peace Conference
Notes - Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $7,600.00
Lodging Cost - $1,400.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $9,900.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 15, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - to participate in a conference on Islam
Notes - spouse Georgia Gilman -- other includes ground transportation

Travel Cost - $923.20
Lodging Cost - $2,925.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost - $75.00
Total Cost - $5,123.20

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

    In her new book,“The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be,” NPR Education Blogger Anya Kamenetz examines the role testing plays in American public education.
  • 03.04.15

    An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

    Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.
  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

    Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.