Higher Education Strategy Associates

Research and Publications

  • 2016 Budget Commentary
  • What We Ask of Parents: Unequal Expectations for Parental contributions to Early Childhood and Post-Secondary Education in Canada
  • Beyond Tenure: Faculty Employment Protection at Canadian Universities
  • 2015 Budget Commentary
  • Moving On? How Students Think About Choosing a Place to Live After Graduation

One Thought Blog

  • Unconscionable Disciplinary Selfishness

    Everyone knows this story, or a variant of it, even if it never hits the papers and no one wants to name names.  It goes like this: Professor X simply won’t retire.  It’s not that he/she (though it’s mostly he) … Read More

  • Tuition: Walking and Chewing Gum Simultaneously

    Since we’re talking tuition this week, I thought I’d take an opportunity to tee off on one of the weakest arguments out there on this subject.  You know, the one that goes like this:

    Higher Education is a Public Good … Read More

  • Why the American Free Tuition Debate is Different (redux)

    As many of you know, I’ve been around the block a few times around the issue of “free tuition” (see here here here and here for a few examples if you’re interested/have forgotten/find these pieces amusing).  But one thing that I’ve found fascinating about the developing … Read More