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Project Rose: What Language Says About Legitimacy

You may or may not know that my own research is concerned with the legitimacy of for-profit higher education, particularly what that legitimacy means for outcomes and structural opportunity. So … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Devil You Don’t Know…

NOTE: This is previously published. I continue to migrate former content to the site. I still stand by this one even as I work to figure out how to address … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Politics of Profit: Former Republican Congressman Joins For-Profit Industry

  Inside Higher Ed reported this week: Steve Gunderson is determined to stay positive as the leader of for-profit colleges’ primary trade group. It won’t be easy. The former Republican … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

The IFC Helps Private Equity Expand Into Global HigherEd “Markets”

Today’s interesting tidbit comes from University World News: “Today’s globalised world requires high quality and relevance of post-secondary education…to ensure that youth have the necessary soft and hard skills and … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is College For Everyone?

That was the question the NY Times asked this week: This week, the Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said that it was snobbish to think that everyone should aspire to … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Flashback Inspired by Occupy Education

I wrote the following last summer and I continue to stand by it. It’s radical. It’s a little crazy. It is most definitely illegal. In short, it’s a reflection of … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment