Sep 23, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Tom Wood makes the case that higher education is worth public support.
Jul 30, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Does a college degree mean anything to employers? What intrinsic value does higher education have?
Jun 11, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Tom Wood argues for faculty governance in colleges and universities.
May 27, 2009 by Tom Wood |
The Palaima-Sandefer controversy at UT-Austin
May 08, 2009 by Tom Wood |
What happens when student affairs functions far oufund the university's core academic operations, teaching and research?
May 06, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Governance structures that take control of the university out of the hands of the faculty make it easier for
May 05, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Would universities be better off if their governing bodies were controlled by their faculties? This three-part series investigates.
Apr 09, 2009 by Tom Wood |
In the third and final part of this series, Tom Wood examines the many non-legal objections to Virginia Tech
Apr 08, 2009 by Tom Wood |
A look at how the current controversy over the tenure policy at Virginia Tech exemplifies the intersection of academic freedom and public employment law.
Apr 07, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Faculty members at public universities are state employees, but public universities are not like other public institutions. So what are the governing principles for faculty employment?
Apr 01, 2009 by Tom Wood |
A university is about self-discovery, but in a sense quite different from person-centered therapy. It involves stretching the self and the mind with the thoughts of the great minds of the past and present.
Mar 31, 2009 by Tom Wood |
How the "students as customers" attitude and the self-esteem movement undermine good education.
Mar 30, 2009 by Tom Wood |
In the first of this three-part series, Tom Wood contrasts self-alienation and student-centered pedagogy.
Mar 16, 2009 by Tom Wood |
Be wary of HERI; its survey conclusions can be deceiving.
Mar 11, 2009 by Tom Wood |
In the conclusion of this three-part series, Tom Wood discovers an unexpected affinity beteen Charles Murray and the "progressive" educators.