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Consultants using their powers for good in a corporatized post-secondary future

In a previous blog post, I was interested in how community colleges compete for resources in a crowded market like the Greater Toronto Area.  Colleges were originally designed to deliver and administer educational programs in response to the needs of the economy and to the government that funds them.  Now they’re under pressure to enroll…
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Reconsidering Colleges as Corporations

My astute new colleague, Genevieve Tran, took me to task for blithely suggesting community colleges should make it a priority to improve their performance as corporations.  I had argued that they weren’t designed for the competitive environment they find themselves in 45 years after they were founded.  Genevieve didn’t disagree; however, she makes a strong…
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