December 18, 2017 - A new CSHE Research and Occasional Paper (ROPS) by Saul Geiser, “Norm-Referenced Test and Race-Blind Admissions,” lays out the case for eliminating SAT and ACT scores as admissions criteria for the University of California. Geiser is a Research Associate at the Center for Studies in Higher Education and former director of admissions research for the UC system.
December 19, 2017
December 17, 2017
December 4, 2017
University World News Special Report on CSHE@60 Conference New Nationalism and Universities
November 28, 2017
CSHE's Senior Research Fellow, John A. Douglass, shares his remarks exploring the influence of nationalism on major national universities around the world.
September 25, 2017
An International Conference for Research Universities in the Mediterranean Region
September 19, 2017
Tuesday September 19, 2017 – Envisioning the Asian New Flagship University: Its Past and Vital Future (Berkeley Public Policy Press) explores the history of leading national universities in Asia and contemplates their capacity for innovation by focusing on the New Flagship University model.
September 18, 2017
The ‘World-Class University’ model is a vaguely defined fad which does not provide the basis for the kind of leading universities Asia needs for the future – universities that give the same weight to economic engagement and civic responsibility as research.
June 6, 2017
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April 27, 2017
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February 24, 2017
Berkeley, CA– On March 2nd, Thomas W. Peterson, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at University of California, Merced, and Daniel M. Feitelberg, Vice Chancellor, Planning and Budget, at University of California, Merced, will discuss a means to accommodate the projected growth of eligible students. The talk will take place in the Academic Innovation Studio, locatedin Dwinelle 117 on the UC Berkeley campus, from 12:00pm to 1:00 pm with lunch to follow.
February 9, 2017
Berkeley, CA– On February 9th, Michael Kirst, Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University, and Dick Scott, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Stanford University, will discuss the disconnect between postsecondary education and the Bay Area economy. The talk will take place in the Academic Innovation Studio, located in Dwinelle 117 on the UC Berkeley campus, from 12:00pm to 1:00 pm with lunch to follow.
December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016 – CSHE senior research fellow John Aubrey Douglass recently gave the keynote address at the Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS Summit held at the University of Johannesburg on the New Flagship University model.
December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016 – CSHE is pleased to announce that at least eight major research universities will collaborate in the administration of the new SERU Graduate Student Survey (gradSERU) in 2017.
November 7, 2016
October 26, 2016
UC Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) was established in 1957 as an Organized Research Unit (ORU), and the first research institute in the world devoted to the study of systems, institutions, and processes of higher education. CSHE is now part of the campus’ Goldman School of Public Policy, in part reflecting the Center’s long history of interdisciplinary and policy relevant research. Previously, CSHE reported directly to the UC Berkeley Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.
September 26, 2016
Latest Kerr Lecture Book Released:
Simon Marginsons’ The Dream is Over Chronicles Clark Kerr’s Vision for California Higher Education and Its Worried Future