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The Future of College

Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Recent Posts

  • 03.25.15

    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.
  • 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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HILLEARY, VAN, Republican Party
Tennessee

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $22,294.90

Average cost per trip - $5,573.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 279 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Asian Forum on Japan
Dates - December 18, 2000 - December 26, 2000 (9 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - AJF seminar w/ members of the Japanese Diet
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $10,020.84
Lodging Cost - $1,931.65
Meal Cost - $1,780.41
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $13,732.90

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - December 26, 2000 - January 2, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan - Taipei, Taiwan

Purpose - Attending seminar, fact-finding and educational visit
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $5,630.00
Lodging Cost - $1,450.00
Meal Cost - $850.00
Other Cost - $260.00
Total Cost - $8,190.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 5, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $122.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $122.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - March 24, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Bristol, VA

Purpose - speech
Notes - spouse Meredith Hilleary accompanied.

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
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The Future of College

Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Recent Posts

  • 03.25.15

    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.
  • 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.