It is time to push back at least a little on this very fashionable rubric. While the NEBHE Conference on the subject was generally excellent, especially in the morning, its uncritical acceptance of the whole idea was worrisome. See Center of Attention: Learners.
A fundamental problem is its metaphor. There can be only one “center” of anything, so the question is: In institutions of what use...
Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday!
Friday Sept. 20, 2013
Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to
create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability
justice champion; Mary P...
Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more.
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...
Demography is destiny, especially if you are in higher education. Consider:
There are 200,000 fewer children in New England today, compared with 10 years ago—a 6% decline.
The number of married couples with children has declined by 10% since 2000—and they now account for fewer than one in five New England households.
The number of single parents has grown by 9% since 2000, but t...