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‘Starving the Beast’ Scrutinizes the Strange World of Higher Ed Reform

Wallace Hall, Jeff Sandefer, “dodgers and coasters,” Save Bill Powers, the “seven solutions,” a Cadillac education vs. a Bel Air: Terms...

 
 

Seven Solutions Author Defends Wallace Hall

Editor’s Note: This article and its headline have been updated to improve clarity. The author of the controversial “Seven Breakthrough Solutions”...

 
 

How “Adrift” Are We? Less Than We Thought, New Studies Say

In 2011, the book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses gripped the higher-ed world with an alarming argument: many college students, the authors...

 
 

UT Regent Faces Questions Over Undue Influence

Emails reveal Gov. Rick Perry’s personal communication with UT System regents. With less than two weeks left in the legislative session, some lawmakers are...

 
 

UT on the Cover of New Texas Monthly [Unveiled]

For those of us who follow University of Texas news closely, we’ve known since the beginning of the summer that Texas Monthly has been working on an article...

 
 

Fired UT System Advisor Disavows ‘Seven Solutions’

Former UT System advisor Rick O’Donnell publicly distanced himself today from the controversial “breakthrough solutions” in what he says is an...

 
 

Begging the Question

File photo by Val Cook Begging the question refers to a fallacy—common in introductory logic classes—whereby an argument arrives at a conclusion presupposed...

 
 

‘Seven Solutions’ Would Drive Away Top Talent, UT Dean Says

Photo by Marsha Miller Implementing a series of proposals that advocate a business-style, market-driven approach to college education would leave Texas lagging behind...

 
 

In Higher Ed War, Regent Emails Show Worry Over Longhorns’ Perceptions

Remember when UT System Board of Regents chairman Gene Powell said it would be fine for more Texas students to get cheaper “Chevy Bel-Air”-type degrees,...

 
 

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Class Struggle

Would ‘breakthrough solutions’ like treating students as customers help or hurt UT on its quest to become a university of the first class? The Legislature...

 
 
 
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