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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.

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    Adjunct voices

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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.

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National Parks Conservation Association - $30,748.07 spent on 9 trips
28.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
71.4% spent on Republican Party

BAIRD, BRIAN - Democratic Party
August 8, 2001 - August 18, 2001 (11 days)
Denali, AK
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $2,245.50

CASTLE, MICHAEL N - Republican Party
August 8, 2001 - August 14, 2001 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - Fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,653.06

GILCHREST, WAYNE T - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK - Denali, AK - Healy, AK - Kenai, AK - Anchorage, AK
Purpose -
Total Cost - $5,014.06

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK - Denali, AK - Healy, AK - Kenai Fjords, AK
Purpose - congressional Alaska trip for protecting parks
Total Cost - $5,091.06

HOEFFEL, JOSEPH M - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 17, 2003 (4 days)
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - Yellowstone National Park - winter use issue.
Total Cost - $2,722.00

HOLT, RUSH - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 19, 2003 (6 days)
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - Viewing the effects of snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park.
Total Cost - $2,615.00

KOLBE, JIM - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK
Purpose - national parks site visits
Total Cost - $2,046.29

MCINNIS, SCOTT - Republican Party
August 8, 2001 - August 14, 2001 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - fact finding
Total Cost - $5,141.10

RAHALL, NICK J II - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 17, 2003 (4 days)
Idaho Falls, ID
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $1,220.00

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.