Higher Education @ Risk. Tracy Mitrano Director of IT Policy Cornell University. Thesis.
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Higher education is at risk of losing its relative autonomy because of the encroaching influences of government regulation, commoditization of information and knowledge, and commercialization of its services.
Are we so busy looking backward in time to higher education’s flourishing away from autocratic governments and controlling religious institutions that, like frogs in the beaker, we fail to experience how we are getting cooked by the newer, powerful controlling influences in American and global society?
Are we becoming so overburdened with regulation that we cannot pursue our missions?
The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyright Material in the Digital Age
(P.S. What it does not talk about is intellectual property within higher education among institution and constituents.)
At what cost to our missions?
Blackboard and Blackberry
I’m Lovin’ It and Always Always
Higher education requires the raw materials of information and knowledge to exercise its missions.
At what point does the commoditization of knowledge so impoverish us, due either to costs or mere access, that we can no longer properly pursue those missions?
At what point does the commercialization of services that undergird our missions leave us so out of control of those services that we are no longer able to support those missions?
(And how does our history in other areas such as dining halls and books stores provide an example?)
Data Breach Incidents, higher education:
And this help:
Data Steward categorization of knowledge?
Local Support Provider
VP of IT
Director of Security
Director of IT Policy
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Internet is both metaphor and object lesson on balance of national security and personal privacy in a world challenged by both religious and commercial extremism. With missions of learning, teaching and outreach for its own sake, higher education must play a leading role in setting international Internet policy that promotes free speech, open inquiry and the pursuit of information, knowledge and culture towards the betterment of all humanity.