As a follow up to last year's working group on "the idea of a university in a time of crisis," the Goldberg Center will be hosting another year long "seminar on the future of the University." This discussion group will identify the main trends affecting the future of the university, discuss the impact of these trends on Ohio State, and plan ways Ohio State might effectively leverage these trends.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will take place in the Goldberg Center, 207 Dulles Hall 3:30-5:00
November 7, 2012:Book discussion: Louis Menand The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American UniversityNovember 14, 2012:Louis Menand, "What Every College Student Needs to Know"December 12, 2012:
3:30pm - 5:30pm, 1120 Thompson Library
(Humanities Institute Public Humanities lecture series)MOOCs and the future of online educationJanuary 9, 2013:Book discussion: Mike Rose, Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves A Second Chance at EducationFebruary 6, 2013:The casualization of academic labor and the adjunctification of higher educationMarch 6, 2013:Book discussion: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the AcademyApril 3, 2013:Shared governance, boards and the presidencyMay 1, 2013:
Book discussion: Richard DeMillo, Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities