May 18, 2024

Jointly-written Opinion Pieces

January-July 2014

Excellent education, reasonable cost: Arizona has it – Arizona Republic

  • Michael Crow, Arizona State University; John Haeger, President, Northern Arizona University; Ann Weaver Hart, President, University of Arizona; and Matt Salmon, U.S. House of Representatives, R-Ariz.

‘Anchor’ collaboration will move city forward – Baltimore Sun

  • Joan Develin Coley, Notre Dame of Maryland University; Ronald Daniels, President, Johns Hopkins University; Fred Lazarus IV, President, Maryland Institute College of Art; and Brian Linnane, President, Loyola University Maryland

Reducing climate risks for coastal communities – Boston Globe

  • Donna Shalala, University of Miami; Olympia Snowe, U.S. senator from Maine, 1996-2013

College Is Still for Creating Citizens – Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Marvin Krislov, Oberlin College; Steven S. Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence at Oberlin

Use the Common Core. Use It Widely. Use It Well. – Chronicle of Higher Education

  • William E. Kirwan, University System of Maryland; Timothy P. White, chancellor, California State University System; and Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York System

Career pathways are essential workforce solutions – Community College Daily (American Association of Community Colleges)

  • Morna Foy, Wisconsin Technical College System; Kyle Schwarm, System Executive Director of Statewide Marketing

Connecticut’s place in the knowledge economy is linked to higher education – Connecticut Mirror, Hartford

  • Pamela Trotman Reid, University of Saint Joseph; Judith B. Greiman, President, Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges

How Michigan Wins From Funding University Research – Detroit Free Press

  • Louanna K. Simon, Michigan State University; Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan, and M. Roy Wilson, President, Wayne State University

Property Tax on Colleges Is a Bad Idea – Hartford, Conn., Courant

  • Walter Harrison, University of Hartford; Judith B. Greiman, President, Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges

The Problem With Percentages and Education: Which Students Merit Our Attention? – Huffington Post

  • Karen Gross, Southern Vermont College; Catherine McKeen, Director, Center for Teaching & Learning, Southern Vermont College

A Family’s College Search(es) – Inside Higher Ed

  • Thomas J. Botzman, Misericordia University; Vanessa and Gabriela Botzman, wife and daughter

6 Questions to Measure the Cost of College – National Journal

  • Kim Bottomly, Wellesley College; Phillip B. Levine, Wellesley economics professor, who developed the college’s quick-cost estimator

Independent Connecticut colleges fill corporate gaps, reinvigorate communities – New Haven, Conn., Register

  • Steven H. Kaplan, University of New Haven; Judith B. Greiman, President, Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges

Cut College Costs Using Carrots, Not Sticks Roll Call, D.C.

  • John F. Ebersole, Excelsior College; Bill Simmons, Managing Principal, Dutko Grayling

Meeting the Food Challenges of Tomorrow Through the Legacy of Borlaug – Roll Call, D.C.

  • Steven Leath, Iowa State University; Eric Kaler, President, University of Minnesota, and Mark Hussey, Interim President, Texas A&M University

Colleges need support building vital workforce – Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.

  • Thayne M. McCulloh, Gonzaga University; Beck A. Taylor, President, Whitworth University

USC moving from desegregation to diversity The State, Columbia, S.C.

  • Harris Pastides, University of South Carolina; John Dozier, chief Diversity Officer, University of South Carolina

How to Reverse the Graying of Scientific Research Wall Street Journal

  • Ronald J. Daniels, Johns Hopkins University; Paul Rothman, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Leadership Tips for College Presidents and CEOs – Wall Street Journal

  • Barry Glassner, Lewis & Clark College; Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University

Why Unionizing College Sports Is a Bad Call Wall Street Journal

  • Louanna Simon, Michigan State University; Nathan Hatch, President, Wake Forest University