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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

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    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.
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SOUDER, MARK E, Republican Party
Indiana

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $43,273.26

Average cost per trip - $8,654.65
Total number of days spent traveling - 34 days
Rank of representative - 153 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Singapore International Foundation, Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - July 1, 2000 - July 10, 2000 (10 days)
Location(s) - Singapore

Purpose - official visit to gov't leaders
Notes - travelled with son, Zachary Souder

Travel Cost - $17,751.66
Lodging Cost - $1,920.00
Meal Cost - $760.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $20,831.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 4, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational purpose
Notes -

Travel Cost - $44.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $168.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $387.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - February 15, 2004 - February 22, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Frankfurt, Germany - Munich, Germany

Purpose -
Notes - no purpose given. child Nathan Souder

Travel Cost - $13,000.00
Lodging Cost - $900.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $14,500.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 6, 2005 - January 10, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - Enabling Members of the 104th class to learn from lessons of the past decade and provide insight to successfully plan for the next decade
Notes - Fort Wayne, IN - Scottsdale, AZ - Fort Wayne IN Personal Expense 1/6 and 1/9

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,638.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Int'l Management & Development Institute
Dates - February 19, 2005 - February 27, 2005 (9 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany

Purpose - An educational trip to discuss economic, trade and foreign issues
Notes - Fort Wayne - Paris - Stuttgart - Fort Wayne Personal expense: 2/20/05, 2/25 - 2/27 Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,146.60
Lodging Cost - $1,070.00
Meal Cost - $700.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,916.60

Additional family members - Yes

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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

    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.