Academic leadership

10 Dec In conversation with Marnie Hughes-Warrington

By DAVID MYTONWhat’s the link between metaphysics, history, a MOOC in Hindi, blockchain, a Tumblr blog, and innovation education?The answer can only be Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, DVC Academic at the Australian National University in Canberra.In one incarnation Hughes-Warrington is a philosopher-metaphysician with a specialty in the theory...

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02 Aug The rise and rise of the PVC: HECG Highered Trendwatch

By DAVID MYTON On any measure higher education today is a big enterprise. In Australia alone, the sector employs more than 100,000 staff, educates over a million students, total operating revenue amounts to around $27 billion, and conducts often ground-breaking research across diverse fields. The university “business model”...

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