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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

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Trips sponsored by

Christopher Reynolds Foundation


Total cost of 29 trips: $47,483.11


Traveler: Sandra Caron (from the office of Bernard Sanders)
Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA AND HAVANNA, CUBA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, STUDY EFFECTS OF U.S. EMBARGO
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,778.47
source

Traveler: Frederick Zylman (from the office of Earl Hilliard)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA, VIA MIAMI, KL
Purpose: INFORMATION GATHERING
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,478.47
source

Traveler: Dawn Patrice Jackson (from the office of Vic Snyder)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: TO EXAMINE IMPACT OF EMBARGO ON VARIOUS INDUSTRIES IN CONNECTION WITH OFFICIAL DUTIES
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,775.47
source

Traveler: Marsha Mccraven (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,778.47
source

Traveler: Faith Blackburne (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: MIAMI AND HAVANA
Purpose: IMPROVING US/CUBA RELATIONS
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,778.47
source

Traveler: David Madland (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose:
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,778.47
source

Traveler: Jennifer Park (from the office of James Moran)
Destination: MEETINGS WITH MINISTRY OF TRADE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION ON HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN CUBA
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Traveler: Nicole Venable (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA
Purpose:
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Traveler: Michelle Mancini (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: FACT-FINDING MISSION IN CUBA
Purpose: MEET W/ OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS EMBARGO & HUMAN RIGHTS
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Traveler: Erich Pfuehler (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: CANCUN - HAVANA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,004.43
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,004.43
source

Traveler: Jodi Keyserling (from the office of David Price)
Destination: CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,922.40
source

Traveler: Hans Hogrefe (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: CANCUN-HAVANA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Traveler: Jonathan Fremont (from the office of Cynthia Mckinney)
Destination: MET WITH CUBAN OFFICIALS, VISITED SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, CHURCHES, NGO'S
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 1, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,004.43
source

Traveler: Maurice Hinchey (from the office of Maurice Hinchey)
Destination: HAVANA AND SAN ANTONIO DE LOS BANOS, CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON THE EFFECTS OF THE CUBAN EMBARGO
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,832.78
source

Traveler: Carolyn Kilpatrick (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,350.73
source

Traveler: Melvin Watt (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS TRIP TO CUBA
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,329.23
source

Traveler: Robert Odom (from the office of William Clay)
Destination: MIAMI, FL, CANCUN, MEXICO, HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION (FACT-FINDING TOUR)
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,340.16
source

Traveler: Roshan Hodge (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: WASHINGTON-CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING STAFF DELEGATION
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,350.16
source

Traveler: Khalil Munir (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: CANCUN-HAVANA-COZUMEL-MIAMI
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,340.16
source

Traveler: Kimberly Rudolph (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: WASHINGTON D.C.-HAVANA, CUBA-DETROIT, MI
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,342.16
source

Traveler: Julie Nickson (from the office of Barbara Lee)
Destination: ATLANTA-HAVANA, CUBA-DC
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,393.16
source

Traveler: Michael Collins (from the office of John Lewis)
Destination: CUBA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,280.16
source

Traveler: Bennie Thompson (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: CUBA BUSINESS FACT FINDING
Date: May 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,298.26
source

Traveler: Timla Washington (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: CUBA BUSINESS FACT FINDING
Date: May 31, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,419.89
source

Traveler: Steve Gavin (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: CUBA BUSINESS FACT FINDING
Date: May 31, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,419.89
source

Traveler: Eddie Bernice Johnson (from the office of Eddie Bernice Johnson)
Destination: PHILADELPHIA-CANCON-HAVANA-MIAMI
Purpose: EXPLORE FIRST-HAND THE ISSUES CURRENTLY FACING THE PEOPLE OF CUBA. AN OPPORTUNITY TO FASTER A MORE PRAGMATIC APPROACH TOWARDS DEALING WITH THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT AND FINDING CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTIONS TO US/CUBA POLICY CONCERNS
Date: Jul 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,555.29
source

Traveler: Morat Bokcigdem (from the office of Eddie Bernice Johnson)
Destination: PHILADELPHIA-CANCON-HAVANA-MIAMI
Purpose: EXPLORE FIRST-HAND THE ISSUES CURRENTLY FACING THE PEOPLE OF CUBA. AN OPPORTUNITY TO FASTER A MORE PRAGMATIC APPROACH TOWARDS DEALING WITH THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT AND FINDING CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTIONS TO US/CUBA POLICY CONCERNS
Date: Jul 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,555.29
source

Traveler: Diane Watson (from the office of Diane Watson)
Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Purpose: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: Jul 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,679.00
source



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.