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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.
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Trips sponsored by

Korea Economic Institute


Total cost of 7 trips: $40,167.23


Traveler: James Williams (from the office of Richard Durbin)
Destination: SEOUL, S. KOREA
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 27, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Traveler: David Kavanaugh (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 27, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,260.00
source

Traveler: Randall Soderquist (from the office of Jeff Bingaman)
Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Nov 11, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Traveler: Jason Blazakis (from the office of Jim Saxton)
Destination: WASHINGTON TO SEOUL
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Nov 11, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,700.00
source

Traveler: Catherine Wojtasik (from the office of Evan Bayh)
Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,830.09
source

Traveler: Jennifer Park (from the office of James Moran)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
source

Traveler: Brian Stout (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON ECONOMIC, TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
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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.