Three Reasons Why Higher Education Should (and Can) Change

By Cathy Davidson|February 12, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

This week a journalist asked me to list three principles that underlie and motivate my interest in institutional transformation for higher education.  It’s always an interesting exercise when someone asks for a finite number–it’s never representative or complete but pushes one to a certain prioritizing and synthesizing, however provisional.  This week, here are my three.   What are yours?  (reblogged from the Futures Initiative Group on hastac.org)   1.  The way

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An Open Letter to Grad Students/Teachers/Co-Learners: #FuturesEd

By Cathy Davidson|December 3, 2014|Mapping, Reflection|0 comments

Dear Graduate Students, Teachers, Co-Learners, Welcome!  I can’t wait to meet you. If you are taking “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education,” you are someone I am very excited to meet–someone willing to take risks that come with enormous rewards, someone with expansive curiosity,  someone excited to work with people from other fields because you are interested in understanding the “why” and “how” of a committed intellectual life, someone dedicated

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