Students once might have been the main clients of higher education, but today communities, industries and the government demand the ear of the university.
Manufacturing errors, undetected by inexpert consumers, may be more dangerous than other threats from 3D-printed guns.
In competing with Canada’s black markets, legal cannabis has potential strengths and weaknesses. Most flow directly from governments’ policy choices.
Quality assurance programmes tend to ignore context - which means important elements of teaching and learning are overlooked and universities miss out on a real chance to improve their practices.
Why are there problems with US academic accreditation, and what policies are needed to improve and assure academic quality?