Academic Leadership

If We Profs Don't Reform Higher Ed, We'll Be Re-Formed (And We Won't Like It)

Although normally a pretty upbeat and optimistic person, I end a lot of my different talks these days with a pretty scary, even dystopic slide: "IF WE PROFS CAN BE REPLACED BY A COMPUTER SCREEN, WE SHOULD BE.”

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U of Texas, A&M Shortchanging Students On American History, Report Says

American history courses at the University of Texas and Texas A&M University focus too much on race, class and gender and not enough on military, diplomatic, religious and intellectual matters, according to a new report.

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Linn-Benton CC's Hamann Appointed to Quality Education Commission

Greg Hamann, president of Linn-Benton Community College, has been appointed to serve a four-year term on the state Quality Education Commission.

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A Master Plan to Merge Two U.T. Schools

Robert S. Nelsen, the president of the University of Texas-Pan American, does not like to think of the 85-year-old institution he has run since January 2010 being abolished by the Legislature.

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