Dr. Tierney Discusses “Get Real: 49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education”
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EAB’s Sally Amoruso is joined by Dr. William Tierney, University Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. The two discuss a range of topics addressed in Dr. Tierney’s new book, “Get Real: 49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education," including Dr. Tierney’s  contention that universities have become too focused on preparing students for careers at the expense of teaching them to be intellectually curious and engaged citizens and how academic tenure and joint governance may change in the months and years ahead.
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