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  • [2013-02-25] The Role and Future of Universities 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
  • [2013-02-25] The Importance of Quick Strategic Decisions 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    The landscape of higher education is changing rapidly. From financial and regulatory pressures, to new teaching and learning models, to new mission and tasks, we need to become more dynamic and fast paced.
  • [2013-02-25] Research Metrics 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    The State of New Mexico is currently funding UNM and other state institutions using a base budget, topped by funds due to outcome measures that include course completion, degrees awarded, STEMH degrees and degrees earned ...
  • [2013-02-25] Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    I personally believe that MOOCs are here to stay but that a model of how to provide high quality education efficiently while maintaining a viable financial model for public universities is yet to be invented. Information ...
  • [2013-02-25] How Should we Pay for Higher Education? 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    Presenting a different perspective on many recent studies and my own posts, the attached article (http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/06/more-student-debt-please-why-college-students-dont-borrow-enough/258205/) ...
  • [2013-02-25] Future of Universities 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    "Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities" is a recent book by Richard A. DeMillo, an ex-CTO of HP and an ex-dean of the Georgia Tech College of Computing. The book paints a bleak picture for the ...
  • [2013-02-25] Efficient vs Perfect Decision Making 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    Universities have a different relationship with decision making than most organizations. In general, fast decisions are made at the local level, while the global level makes slow decisions. At universities, the administration ...
  • [2013-02-25] College Affordability 

    Abdallah, Chaouki
    College affordability is a major concern of students, families, and the society at large. Check out the recent panel discussion at: mms://mtsmedia.unm.edu. What do you think is the main reason in driving college costs up?

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