To inform the EPC about higher education, industry and workforce factors which are expected to shape the future of Drexel and should be considered in planning, articles have been shared among committee members. Below is a sampling of the context pieces which have been distributed.
Future of Higher Education
- The Industry Connecting Students with Real-World Challenges Is Growing, Goldie Blumenstyk, The Chronicle of Higher Education - The Edge, February 5, 2020
- Pa. colleges: Costs soar as support falls dramatically: The state’s public colleges are plagued by low taxpayer support, a huge drop in in-state students, and a rash of empty dorm rooms,Bob Fernandez, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 1, 2020
- Outcomes based graduate school: The humanities edition, Leonard Cassuto, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 19, 2019
- Can You Get Students Interested in the Humanities Again? These Colleges May Have It Figured Out, Beth McMurtie, The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 4, 2019
Future of Industry and work
- Tech Giants Hunt for AI Startups—and the Brains Behind Them: Intel recently bought an artificial-intelligence startup, and Apple and others have also struck deals this year, Asa Fitch, Wall Street Journal – Dec. 26, 2019
- What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team: New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter., Charles Duhigg, The New York Times, February 28, 2016
- We’re Getting Old, but We’re Not Doing Anything About It: Like climate change, the aging of America demands a serious rethinking of the way we live., Susan Jacoby, New York Times, Dec. 23, 2019
- For the New Year, Say No to Negativity: Bad experiences affect us much more powerfully than good ones, but there are ways to deal with this destructive bias and overcome it, John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister, Wall Street Journal, Dec. 27, 2019
Note that some are from media outlets which do not allow for redistribution without licensing, so if you are interested in reviewing specific articles and unable to access them, please let us know and we will share a physical copy with you.
In addition, several long-form reports from the Chronicle of Higher Education have also been shared:
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