Office of the President

Views of the Future of Higher Education

Higher education has entered a period of rapid change. Humboldt State needs to respond to these changes to maintain its strength and to meet the recommendations of our accrediting agency.

The articles available below are those that President Richmond has identified as particularly important and eloquent expositions of the changes in higher education.

If you have suggestions for additions or deletions, please hsupres [at] humboldt [dot] edu (subject: Views%20of%20the%20Future%20of%20Higher%20Education) (contact us).

Reaching the Last Technology Holdouts at the Front of the Classroom (pdf)

Good and Risky: the Promise of a Liberal Education (pdf)

The Red Balloon Project: Re-Imagining Undergraduate Education (pdf)

Creative Paths to Boosting Academic Productivity (pdf)

Changing the Subjects: Costs, Graduation Rates, and the Importance of Re-engineering the Undergraduate Curriculum (pdf)

Why Not Try a Scientific Approach to Science Education? (pdf)