Section Information for Summer 2017
This course is designed to explore and discuss current trends in higher education with a focus on three overarching themes – higher education as a public good, human capital in higher education, and democratic education. Attention is centered on current issues such as the rise of for-profit education, academic capitalism, the erosion of faculty governance, access and equity, and developmental education among others. Students will be expected to attend class, be current with the issues facing higher education, and actively engage in course discussions.
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Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.
Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.