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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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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.
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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Orrin Harrison


Total cost of 10 trips: $24,704.23


Trips traveled under the office of Pete Sessions

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $727.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Texas Forestry Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $702.62
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Institute for Science and International Security
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MALAYSIAN EFFORT TO HELP IN WAR ON TERRORISM
Date: Jan 11, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,500.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: IMPROVING RELATIONS & ECONOMIC ISSUES IN ANTIGUA & BARBADOS
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $4,006.41
source

Destination: PANEL - JANUARY 22, 2003
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: APPEAR ON PANEL TO INFORM AUDIENCE ON LEGISLATIVE/CONGRESSIONAL PROCESS
Date: Jan 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $799.49
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: LEG BRIEFING ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & OTHER ISSUES FACING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,254.21
source

Destination:
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION ON REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,783.23
source

Destination: DEPART FROM LONGWORTH TO THE HOMESTEAD IN VA BACK TO DC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: INGAA FOUNDATION INC
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE INGAA FOUNDATION ON ENERGY LEGISLATION
Date: May 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $470.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Orrin Harrison.


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.