Higher Education Strategy Associates

Research and Publications

  • Beyond Tenure: Faculty Employment Protection at Canadian Universities Download PDF
  • 2015 Budget Commentary Download PDF
  • Moving On? How Students Think About Choosing a Place to Live After Graduation Download PDF
  • The Many Prices of Knowledge: How tuition & subsidies interact in Canadian higher education Download PDF
  • The Korean Academic Credit Bank: A Model for Credit Transfer in North America? Download PDF

One Thought Blog

  • “Corporate, Neo-liberal Universities”

    Yesterday, we examined Jamie Brownlee’s claim that government’s were engaging in “austerity” in order to ensure that universities became “corporatized”.  The conclusion was that you have to use some pretty idiosyncratic definitions of austerity to make the term stick even … Read More

  • False Charges of Austerity

    A few weeks ago, Jamie Brownlee (who I believe is a graduate student at Carleton University) published a piece in Academic Matters (available here) in which he developed a two-part notion.  First, he argued that universities had become “corporatized”, and … Read More

  • Can Universities Judge Themselves?

    One of the more difficult problems to unravel in the world of higher education is the fact that universities are responsible both for delivering teaching and judging whether or not a student has learned enough to get a degree.  To most … Read More