Jonathan Wynn leads a discussion of the challenges facing sociology chairs.
We discuss whether working class students are served well by a higher ed curriculum that eschews vocational training.
We discuss the financialization of higher education with Charlie Eaton (UC Merced).
How much should the discipline value public scholarship? What to make of public scholarship on new media?
Yingyi Ma discusses her work on the experience of Chinese students in US schools
Stanford University’s Provost recently threatened to cut Stanford University Press, describing the Press as a “second rate press.”
A discussion about recent findings that gender bias in teaching evaluation.
The Annex discusses whether the academy should react to the college admissions scandal by changing.
We discuss the College Cheating Scandal, in which several celebrities and wealthy people were caught using bribery and cheating to get their children into prestigious schools.
The University of California’s hard negotiations with the publisher Elsevier.