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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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Sylvia Brown


Total cost of 6 trips: $9,905.81


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Ross

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ENRICHMENT
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,418.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 8, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $609.90
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $706.00
source

Destination: SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC, HEWLETT-PACKARD CO., INTEL CORP., SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC., SOLECTRON CORP.
Purpose: TO ALLOW CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO SEE FIRST-HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH TECH MANUFACTURING THROUGH A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS & DISCUSSION FORUMS
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,069.80
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: American Association for Homecare
Purpose: HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW
Date: Oct 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,152.11
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sylvia Brown.


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.