Higher Education Webinars
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March 27, 2015
In our March 27 program, the University of Pennsylvania's Peter Eckel joins Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the ouster of the University of Mississippi's chancellor and the growing political pressure on public university leaders. In our second segment, Kevin James of the American Enterprise Institute analyzes the proposals that the top Republican on the Senate education committee has laid out for renewing the law governing most federal higher education programs.
March 20, 2015
In one segment of our March 20 program, Tracy Mitrano of Mitrano & Associates and Robert Shibley of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education joined Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman and the moderator Casey Green for a conversation about tension between free speech rights and efforts to ensure a welcoming campus environment, prompted by the University of Oklahoma's decision to expel students who joined in a racist fraternity chant. In our second segment, Coastal Carolina University's Ralph Byington and Thomas Hoffman discuss the institution's program that rewards faculty and staff members for increased student retention.
March 13, 2015
On our March 13 program, Pima Community College District's Lee D. Lambert and Stephen Katsinas of the University of Alabama join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to analyze Arizona's decision to end state funding for Pima and the Maricopa County Community College District. In the other segment, Daniel Greenstein of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Claremont Graduate University's Scott Thomas discuss the major foundation's new higher education strategy.
January 30, 2015
On our Jan. 30 program, Elena Silva of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Western Washington University's Johann Neem join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and This Week moderator Casey Green to discuss the foundation's new report on the continued viability of the credit hour in higher education. In our second segment, Keith Hoeller and Alan Trevithick of the Washington Part-Time Faculty Association consider the implications of a possible national walkout of adjunct instructors.
January 23, 2015
On our Jan. 23 program, the Urban Institute's Sandy Baum and Jennifer Wang of Young Invincibles join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and This Week moderator Casey Green for a discussion of the higher ed proposals in President Obama's State of the Union speech and his agenda for 2015. In our second segment, Debra Humphreys of the Association of American Colleges and Universities analyzes her group's new report on an apparent disconnect between employers and graduates about how well colleges prepare students for the workforce.
January 16, 2015
On our Jan. 16 program, Gail Mellow of LaGuardia Community College and Robert Kelchen of Seton Hall University join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and "This Week" moderator Casey Green to analyze the Obama administration's proposal to make community college free nationally. And in our other segment, two former college presidents and foundation officials, William G. Bowen and Eugene M. Tobin, discuss their recent book urging a reboot of academic governance.
January 9, 2015
On our Jan. 9 program, the labor expert William A. Herbert and the University of Arizona's Gary Rhoades join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the implications of the National Labor Relations Board's December ruling, for higher ed collective bargaining generally and for faculty unions at private nonprofit colleges in particular.
December 12, 2014
On our December 12 program, Weill Cornell Medical College's Gregory Petsco and Kenneth Gibbs of the National Postdoctoral Association join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to assess a new National Academies report on the troubled state of the postdoctoral research system. And since this is our last program of 2014, Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman joins Scott for a discussion of the year's most important stories (sexual assault, college athletics, the liberal arts) -- and a bit of crystal-ball gazing about what's likely to dominate the headlines in 2015.
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