ACLS Vice President James Shulman In the News
ACLS Community Message for July 2023
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Inside Higher Ed
“Recapturing American Higher Education’s Lost Promise”
July 27, 2023
Stanford Social Innovation Review
An excerpt from The Synthetic University on how mission-driven, market-supported entrepreneurial organizations can transform higher education.
September 19, 2023
University World News
“How ‘synthetic’ solutions can help universities survive”
October 7, 2023
James Shulman Discusses His New Book at New York City Event
The Synthetic University (Princeton University Press) argues for a mission-aligned approach to collective action in addressing the rising costs of higher education.
October 9, 2023
Princeton University Press: Ideas
“What makes it so difficult for colleges to control costs?”
The fate of cumulative increases in college costs is playing out as predicted. Everyone agrees that it can’t continue to go on like this—and not just students and families.
October 14, 2023
Future Trends Forum
“How intermediary organizations can help save higher education”
James Shulman joined host Bryan Alexander for a lively discussion on how some intermediary organizations can provoke pragmatic change in higher education.
October 26, 2023
The Chronicle of Higher Education
“The Provost Files: When to Steal Good National Ideas”
“James L. Shulman uses his experience building ArtStor, a digital-image library, to explore how partnerships can provide both efficiencies and better products for American higher education… Shulman’s point is simple: Why should every college and university rely on local solutions rather than sharing ideas?” —George Justice, Provost, University of Tulsa
November 29, 2023