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Episode 024: Putting Work Colleges to Work (Interview Show)

The gang sits down for another interview, this time with Andrew Bolger from The College of the Ozarks. He discusses work colleges, their mission and forms and the ways in which they are both a staple of American higher ed and revolutionizing the game. Join the conversation on Twitter @ischighered and Facebook at IStandCorrected http://media.blubrry.com/isc/p/content.blubrry.com/isc/ISC_Work_Colleges_MP3.mp3Podcast: Play […]

Episode 023: For-Profit Higher Education: The Faustian Bargain

Who’s ready for an interview show? This week, two professionals within for profit higher education submit themselves to ISC scrutiny and provide a glimpse behind the curtain. What are the philosophical differences between for-profit and non-profit higher Ed? How are those ideological differences reflected in policy and curriculum? Are all for-profits the same? Are for-profits […]

Episode 022: The Yale Report

Finally. The boys sit down for a cordial discussion regarding this seminal document in American Higher Education. What does the Yale Report say and why does it say it? What role should this (almost) 200 year old document have in shaping contemporary discussions? Why does Neil sing so much? Join the conversation! Twitter: @ischighered Facebook: IStandCorrected […]

Episode 021: The Great Race

What is the Rooney Rule and can it help colleges and universities improve their hiring practices? Tune in as the gang discusses homogeneity in academia. Neil’s piece in the Rehoboth Journal:  Hollywood, the NFL, and the CCCU. Join the conversation on Twitter: @ischighered Facebook: IStandCorrected http://media.blubrry.com/isc/p/content.blubrry.com/isc/ISC21_Rooney_Rule_2_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | […]

Episode 020: Mount St. Mary’s, Part Deux

To what degree is it appropriate to drown bunnies, even if they are cuddly? Join Neil, Keith, and Nate in this special 2-part episode regarding college President Simon Newman’s “interesting” retention plan, and the uproar its caused at the small campus (and the uproar its caused on our podcast). Do schools coddle students to their own detriment? […]

Episode 019: Mount St. Mary’s, Part 1

To what degree is it appropriate to drown bunnies, even if they are cuddly? Join Neil, Keith, and Nate in this special 2-part episode regarding college President Simon Newman’s “interesting” retention plan, and the uproar its caused at the small campus (and the uproar its caused on our podcast). Do schools coddle students to their own detriment? […]

018: The Golden Ticket: The One Where We Talk About Admissions

What does it take to gain admission into the Academy’s ivy covered halls? Join Keith, Neil, Nate, and special guest Ben Smith (@DaGreatDennis) as they talk about college admissions.  What characteristics would you look for in an ideal college student? Do current admissions practices reduce the college to a used car lot? What about standardized tests? What […]

017: The Onion’s Review of 2015: Sexual Assault, Adjunct Life, and Commencement Speeches

In this week’s episode, the guys sit down to talk about the Chronicle of Higher Education’s look back on the year in Higher Education according to The Onion. The Adjunct, Faculty Member, and Administrator each pick one of the satirical articles of the year as their favorite.     The 13 Best “Onion” Stories As […]

016: Does College Crush Entrepreneurship?

Welcome to I Stand Corrected!  This week the boys revisit the question: What influence (if any) does college have on creativity? And specifically, is college the place for entrepreneurs in the making? Join unemployed Nate as he yells at Neil, ardent scholar Neil as he yells at the world, and Shark Tank fanboy Keith as he sits […]

015: The End of Education

When the administrator’s away, the faculty will play.  Join Keith and Nate as they discuss Neil Postman’s The End of Education.  What is the purpose of education? What metaphors provide the best ways to animate an institution of learning?  Also, the guys clean house after the holidays and respond to their awesome listeners’ fan mail. Join the […]