03 août 2018

200 €, splendeur de la bureaucratie

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Je viens de lire la circulaire n°2018-088, du 9-7-2018, Procédure nationale de préinscription Parcoursup, Aides spécifiques à certains bacheliers (en fait, une aide à la mobilité géographique). Plus...

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01 août 2018

Acting CEO taking over reins at Pa. Higher Education Assistance Agency

University Business Magazine logoThe chief operating officer at the state's student financial aid agency has been promoted to serve as interim president and CEO while a national search is underway to identify a permanent successor to James Preston who is retiring from the post at close of business on Friday. More...

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Associate college librarian for research services

University Business Magazine logoThis position is responsible for leading a team of professional research librarians and managing research and instruction services and operations. More...

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Director of donor relations

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Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. More...

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New university rules encourage scientists to avoid air travel

University Business Magazine logoLast December, on a dark evening in Baltimore, Anna Scott left her apartment and dragged her bag three minutes to the train station. She eventually caught her train, the Crescent, claimed a comfortable seat to cuddle up in, and took out her laptop full of files related to her PhD work on urban temperature at Johns Hopkins. The Crescent would be her home for the next 27 hours. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Director of college wide student services

University Business Magazine logoSUNY Empire State College, Office of Academic Affairs, seeks a thoughtful, highly organized, director of college wide student services to provide leadership across a range of sensitive student services matters. More...

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Vice president for institutional advancement

University Business Magazine logoThe vice president for institutional advancement will be a strategic and valued fundraising leader and program builder who will thrive working in a non-traditional higher education environment. More...

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11 septembre 2016

The Death of Socrates: Managerialism, metrics and bureaucratisation in universities (AUR 58 02)

By Ian Dobson. Neoliberalism exults the ability of unregulated markets to optimise human relations. Yet, as David Graeber has recently illustrated, it is paradoxically built on rigorous systems of rules, metrics and managers. The potential transition to a market-based tuition and research-funding model for higher education in Australia has, not surprisingly, been preceded by managerialism, metrics and bureaucratisation (rendered hereafter as ‘MMB’) in the internal functioning of universities in the last decade. More...

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06 juillet 2016

More bureaucracy please?

Like businesses, universities often complain about the bureaucracy imposed upon them. Soon there will be an extra layer: the Teaching Excellent Framework (TEF). The TEF will have metrics, benchmarks, contextual information and up to 15 pages of ‘provider submission’. From 2019/20 there is also expected to be a discipline-level TEF, adding at least a further two or three pages submission per discipline.
While the sector should welcome the TEF – and the opportunity it offers to demonstrate our high-quality teaching – its bureaucratic implications should give pause for thought. Fortunately, through the ongoing TEF consultation, the sector can express its views. But, worryingly, many seem to be arguing for ‘more bureaucracy please’. More...

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09 mai 2016

Rankings should be used to increase quality for all

By Erich Dietrich and Rahul Choudaha. Arun Jaitley, India’s finance minister, announced the creation of a new 'Higher Education Financing Agency', or HEFA, in his budget speech on 29 February. Through this mechanism, he argued, an “enabling regulatory architecture will be provided to 10 public and 10 private institutions to emerge as world-class teaching and research institutions”. Read more...

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