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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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SCHAKOWSKY, JANICE D, Democratic Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 19
Total cost of trips - $59,678.86

Average cost per trip - $3,140.99
Total number of days spent traveling - 71 days
Rank of representative - 94 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Party of Nevada
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 21, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Keynote state convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,873.00
Lodging Cost - $352.31
Meal Cost - $104.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,329.31

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - CARE
Dates - January 20, 2000 - January 23, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Honduras

Purpose - To deliver CARE packages from Congress
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,006.80
Lodging Cost - $288.72
Meal Cost - $212.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,507.52

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Humpty Dumpty Institute, US-UN Women's Forum
Dates - September 25, 2000 - September 25, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Participate in forum for women
Notes -

Travel Cost - $947.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $72.38
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,019.38

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 2, 2001 - March 4, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - civil rights pilgrimage
Notes - The member and the members spouse paid $500 each. The subsidized part of the trip is $585 per person

Travel Cost - $1,442.00
Lodging Cost - $424.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,166.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Washington Office on Latin America
Dates - February 16, 2001 - February 22, 2001 (7 days)
Location(s) - Colombia

Purpose - fact finding delegation to Colombia
Notes - Spouse Robert Creamer attended entirely at personal expense. Other expenses not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,015.60
Lodging Cost - $773.26
Meal Cost - $76.94
Other Cost - $64.96
Total Cost - $1,930.76

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Institute for America's Future
Dates - October 20, 2001 - October 20, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - educational conference
Notes - No costs listed.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Campaign for America's Future, Progressive Majority PAC
Dates - March 31, 2001 - April 1, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - speech and meetings on congressional issues and agenda
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,602.50
Lodging Cost - $211.77
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,814.27

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Nation Institute
Dates - June 18, 2001 - June 18, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - keynote speaker at the annual dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $226.61
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $226.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Party of Oregon
Dates - March 9, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Portland, OR

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $567.00
Lodging Cost - $77.04
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $644.04

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Confederation of Indian Industry
Dates - January 4, 2002 - January 13, 2002 (10 days)
Location(s) - India

Purpose - educational - speech
Notes - spouse Robert Creamer - lodging includes meals

Travel Cost - $14,596.48
Lodging Cost - $1,319.64
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $15,916.12

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Jewish Congress
Dates - October 28, 2003 - October 29, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Worth, TX

Purpose - awards dinner
Notes - AJC used a travel voucher to pay for the airfare. $1571 was the amount the ticket would have cost had AJC paid cash for it.

Travel Cost - $1,571.00
Lodging Cost - $106.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,677.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Robert F. Kennedy Memorial
Dates - January 22, 2003 - January 25, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Haiti

Purpose - Fact finding mission
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,446.51
Lodging Cost - $269.50
Meal Cost - $93.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,809.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Dates - August 11, 2003 - August 18, 2003 (8 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - educational
Notes - other-guides

Travel Cost - $3,334.00
Lodging Cost - $1,064.00
Meal Cost - $254.00
Other Cost - $276.00
Total Cost - $4,928.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Dates - November 12, 2003 - November 13, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $257.00
Lodging Cost - $86.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $343.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Dates - November 13, 2003 - November 16, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV - El Paso, TX - Mexico City, Mexico

Purpose - NAFTA tour
Notes - spouse, Robert Creamer

Travel Cost - $3,237.00
Lodging Cost - $316.00
Meal Cost - $266.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,819.00

Additional family members - Yes


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, Robert Creamer, other-ground transportation

Travel Cost - $4,146.80
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $8,796.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 5, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - participate in a conference on US China relations
Notes - with spouse Robert Creamer - other for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $4,420.24
Lodging Cost - $1,675.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $7,895.24

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New Jersey Citizen Action
Dates - May 2, 2005 - May 2, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Newark, NJ

Purpose - Meeting and speech
Notes - Chicago, IL - Newark, NJ - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $1,059.80
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,059.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Dirigo Alliance
Dates - September 9, 2005 - September 10, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Portland, ME

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Washington, DC - Portland, ME - Chicago, IL

Travel Cost - $616.00
Lodging Cost - $181.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $797.00

Additional family members - No

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.