College Rankings No Longer Rank At the request (i.e., demand) of my parents, I recently visited their attic to clear out my old stuff. The biggest culprit was my vast collection of... Read more

Who Owns The Competency? Freshman year marked my first experience with the issue of privacy in higher education. It wasn't the typical "roommate hangs sign on door to warn... Read more

Leapfrogging to the 4G University As East Africa is the world's fastest growing market for higher education, I find myself there frequently. On one of my recent trips to Kampala, the... Read more



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Whither alternative (and improved) credentialing? I recently served on a panel at a meeting organized by the California Higher Education Innovation Council to look at "Alternative Credentials and... Read more

Why Aren't Today's Billionaires Investing In Higher... Last month, John Paulson paid $400 million to rename the Harvard Engineering School. The gift represents a disappointing reality: rather than... Read more

Galvanize's Maia: Getting women into STEM comes down to... The majority of people working in high-demand STEM jobs are male, an issue that has gained increasing attention as educators in higher ed and K-12... Read more