Archives: academics

Picking a College President

It’s a time of transition for Ohio universities. Kent State and the University of Akron will bid farewell to their presidents next summer, and OSU hired a consulting firm to help with their presidential search. This hour we’ll look at the changing role of university presidents, and discuss the idea of corporations as academic business models.

The Business of College Sports

What happens to a university when it’s better known for its college sports than its academic programs? We’ll talk about the commercialization of college sports and the conflict with academic values occurring across the country.