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Knowledge for Sale: The Neoliberal Takeover of Higher Education

A new philosophy of higher education has taken hold in institutions around the world. Its supporters disavow the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake and argue that the only knowledge worth pursuing is that with more or less immediate market value. Every other kind of learning is downgraded, its budget cut. In “Knowledge for… Read More »

“Become the Coach You Always Wanted to Play For” Lecture

A presentation of the Kristen Marie Gould Endowed Lecture on Sport for Children and Youth. This lecture will be given by Dr. Wade Gilbert of Fresno State University, the fifth scholar to deliver an annual lecture through the endowment. He will speak to an open gathering about the principles of quality coaching. Gilbert has been a… Read More »

Trust Networks: A New Perspective on Pedigree & the Ambiguities of Admissions

Attending a selective college or university is one of the three strongest predictors of admission to graduate programs; however, access to these institutions is stratified by race, socioeconomic status, and gender. Broadening participation in graduate education and the professoriate requires a critical look at default judgments of college quality, which starts with understanding how judgments… Read More »