Friday, October 15, 2010

The end of rankings? ASU's Michael Crow on a new sociology for U.S. universities

ASU President and former Columbia executive vice provost Michael Crow talks to the Washington Post's Steve Perlstein about the sense and nonsense of educational strategy based on academic rankings and a "new sociology" for U.S. universities:

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

My (virtual) comments at the July 13-14, 2010 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop

In anticipation of the release of NNI’s Updated Strategic Plan -- scheduled for December 2010 -- I just uploaded the (virtual) comments I prepared for the NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop this past summer. They touch on the key questions posed to all attendees and speakers, focusing particularly on the interactions among science, policy and lay publics:

The full workshop agenda can be found here.