On April 4, 2017, the Hungarian government pushed through a bill that could eliminate academic freedom and free inquiry at the Central European University – and would, in a highly discriminatory way, make it virtually impossible for the University to continue operating in Budapest. We urged the public to respond in our op-ed in The Washington Post.Posted by admin | 0 comments
I’ve just had an article published in The Atlantic on free speech under attack at universities, not by outside forces, but by their own student body. The coddling of students’ minds has resulted in grave restrictions of free speech on campus—but academic leaders are also to blame.Posted by admin | 0 comments
I’ve just had an article published in The Atlantic on America’s research universities under siege. The financial struggle of public research institutions may be a matter of choice—not necessity, as public leaders say. A type of delusional thinking seems to convince American policymakers that excellent public colleges and universities can continue to be great without serious investment.Posted by admin | 0 comments
“A Theory of Limited Differences: Explaining the Productivity Puzzle in Science” Now Available For Online Viewing
Originally published in The Outer Circle: Women In The Scientific Community, this paper is now available for online viewing. Please click on the link below to read the full text.
1991: “A Theory of Limited Differences: Explaining the Productivity Puzzle in Science.” (Jonathan R. Cole and Burton Singer) Chapter 13, pp. 277-310, in The Outer Circle Women in the Scientific Community (Harriet Zuckerman, Jonathan R. Cole and John T. Bruer, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & CompanyPosted by admin | 0 comments
From an article on ASU Now:
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Ivy League author praises innovations launched by ASU President Crow
An Ivy League academic made a startling prediction at a talk at Arizona State University on Friday: Knowledge is progressing so quickly that the concept of a standalone university could soon be obsolete.
I’ve recently written a new article for The Chronicle of Higher Education entitled Building a New Research-University System. Read it in full on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website by clicking this link.Posted by admin | 0 comments
What Does the Future Hold for American Universities? On this episode of The Leonard Lopate show, Jonathan Cole discusses the biggest issues in American higher education and what universities are doing to address them.Posted by admin | 0 comments