Search Results for: Jay A. Halfond

Buying Access to Ivy—A Way to Revive Harvard

Of the many, many articles written on Harvard University’s endowment woes, I have yet to read one actually sympathetic with Harvard. Perhaps this reflects our gleeful voyeurism when the high-and-mighty fall, or sense of justice that the reckless should pay for their recklessness, or belief that no university truly needs or deserves such a large… Read more »

Winter 2010 Journal: Admissions Innovation; Ways to Close Achievement Gap Facing Boys

Click the cover image to view and download this issue in PDF format. Winter 2010 NEJHE Articles Explore: Admissions Innovation to Help Applicants Flaunt Creativity, Ways to Close Achievement Gap Facing Boys, Tips on Finding Price and Value in College, Swirling Students and More Forum features Under Secretary Kanter, Jane Wellman, Jay Halfond on higher… Read more »

Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

“Without having to miss out on fun, just outsource your test to us, an expert will take it and you will get the awesome grade that you deserve. All at prices you will not believe. How does that sound?” —Excerpt from one of many results of googling “take my test”   This pitch is more… Read more »

Reinventing the University: New Models & Innovations for 21st Century Realities

  Reinventing the University: New Models & Innovations for 21st Century Realities Monday, October 4, 2010 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Thanks to everyone who attended our Reinventing the University conference. The conference was a definite success, largely due to the insightful contributions of leaders like you. Click on each speaker’s name below to view… Read more »