Do Universities Value Public Engagement? Not Much, Their Policies Suggest

Posted in Governance and administration on October 9th, 2018 by steve

“Scholarly work that serves the public is the kind of thing that, theoretically, universities want faculty members to pursue. But a new study of the language used by more than 100 colleges in their tenure-and-promotion criteria shows little evidence that such scholarship is valued in a way that advances faculty careers …” (more)

[Audrey Williams June, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 October]

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Teaching international students – how good is the branch campus?

Posted in Governance and administration on August 2nd, 2011 by steve

“One of the developments of global higher education over the past decade or so has been the establishment of overseas campuses – typically in Asia or the Middle East – by British, Australian and American universities. The first institution to branch out seriously was Monash University in Melbourne, which initially established a campus in Malaysia …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 2 August]

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