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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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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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Barrett Karr


Total cost of 8 trips: $18,470.36


Trips traveled under the office of Kay Granger

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.71
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: American Hospital Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 14, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,562.70
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.00
source

Destination: ESSEX, MT TO SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,989.96
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $970.00
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,195.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-HEIDELBERG-STUTTGART, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR TO GERMANY
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT - LUXOR - CAIRO
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: FACT FINDING. DETAILED DISCUSSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ISSUES AND DEFENSE SPENDING
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,602.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Barrett Karr.


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.