Posts Tagged: Dissent magazine

Exploring Higher Education Business Models (If Such a Thing Exists)

The global economic recession has caused students, parents and policymakers to reevaluate personal and societal investments in higher education—and has prompted the realization that traditional higher ed “business models” may be unsustainable.Jay A. Halfond of Boston University and Peter Stokes of Northeastern University recently conducted a non-scientific "pulse" survey of presi...

Walzer of Dissent Magazine to Speak at MECEP Lecture

Michael Walzer, professor emeritus in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and co-editor of Dissent magazine, will deliver a Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP)  lecture on "Why Do We Fight for Social Justice?" on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at  the University of Southern Maine's Wishcamper Center. The event will begin with a reception at 5 p.m...