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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

    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

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  • 02.26.15

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MARKEY, EDWARD JOHN, Democratic Party
Massachusetts

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $36,838.29

Average cost per trip - $5,262.61
Total number of days spent traveling - 33 days
Rank of representative - 176 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 9, 2000 - August 11, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO - Denver, CO

Purpose - Participant in roundtable on information technology
Notes -

Travel Cost - $379.00
Lodging Cost - $520.00
Meal Cost - $75.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $974.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2000 - January 30, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - To participate on a panel, Jan. 29-30 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $3,640.00
Lodging Cost - $800.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,640.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment, Feb. 22-33 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $2,289.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,493.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 24, 2001 - January 28, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - participant on panel
Notes - spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied.

Travel Cost - $5,944.00
Lodging Cost - $1,067.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,211.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S. News and World Report
Dates - February 15, 2001 - February 16, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - panelist on program on first amendment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $972.73
Lodging Cost - $429.38
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,402.11

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 26, 2003 - June 1, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment
Notes - Spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied - Other costs are for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,992.20
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $8,642.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2005 - January 30, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Switzerland

Purpose - Participate in panels on various economic issues
Notes - Washington, DC - Switzerland - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $6,065.38
Lodging Cost - $2,280.00
Meal Cost - $130.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,475.38

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.