Posts Tagged: Higher Education Innovation Challenge (HEIC)

Amid Focus on Affordability, a Call to See HEIs as Laboratories where Getting it Right the First Time Matters Less than Learning from Mistakes

We are familiar with the Greek concept of chronos, or chronological time, of which we too often lament there is not enough. Perhaps we should embrace the other Greek concept of time: kairos, or the right time, the time when something remarkable is about to happen. I believe that now is the right time for higher education to distinguish itself by becoming, from its leadership to its staff and stude...

Laying Down a Higher Education Innovation Challenge

Some notable developments in higher ed ...+ ... As Southern Maine goes, so goes the nation? College faculty and administrations get along a bit like Congress and the president. In the tradition of shared governance, the administration may offer a sharp change in business policy; the faculty applies the brakes. But at the University of Southern Maine, faculty leaders and President Theo Kalikow are...