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Technology and the Changing Policy Environment for Higher Education

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Recommended Readings

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy: JSGS 854 - Higher Education Policy

Kevin Kinser and Barbara A. Hill. 2011. Higher Education in Tumultuous Times. American Council on Education. Washington.

Henry Etzkowitz, et. al. 2000. “The Future of the University and the University of the Future: evolution from ivory tower to the entrepreneurial university,” Research Policy 29: 313‐30.

Roger Benjamin. 2003. “The Environment of American Higher Education: A Constellation of Changes” Annals, AAAPS. 585.

Carleton University: PADM 5227 - Higher Education and Society 

Clark, I.D., G. Moran, M.L. Skolnick and D. Trick. Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario. Kingston/Montreal: Queen’s Policy Studies Series, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009. For additional background on the book, see the website

Harvard Kennedy School: SUP 442 - Tackling the Toughest Challenges in Modern American Higher Education

William G. Bowen. Technology and Productivity in Higher Education (2013, Princeton Univ. Press).

Nathan Harden. "The End of the University as we Know It. The American Interest Magazine. Feb., 2013.

Lawrence Bacow. "Presentation to the Teagle Foundation Convening on the future of Learning at Different Colleges and Universities. Spring, 2013. See:


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