March 12, 2012
Universities facing oblivion

Via - Teacherpreneurs and the education revolution

Georgia Institute of Technology announced a new lab for disruptive ideas, the Center for 21st Century Universities. An interview with Richard A. DeMillo, the center’s director and Georgia Tech’s former dean of computing, and Paul M.A. Baker, the center’s associate director. They talk about challenges and opportunities facing colleges at a time of economic pain and technological change—among them the chance that many universities might follow Borders Bookstores into oblivion.