Topics regarding layoffs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Topics regarding layoffs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Losing faith in higher ed

"Nearly 80% of Americans surveyed in a new U.S. News-Harris Poll survey say that higher education institutions are more worried about their endowment than creating leaders of tomorrow, and more than 60% believe they are prioritizing donors, press and... — read more 

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edX mess

edX is a massive open online course provider (MOOC) created by Harvard and MIT that is now selling elite and brand name tech bootcamps. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2023/09/2u-crash-exposes-latest-wage-of-edugrift.html

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History

While this article is predominantly about the Chicago School of Economics, it mentions the role of the CIA at MIT. https://academic.oup.com/ser/article/20/3/989/6582368

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Price Fixing?

https://www.highereddive.com/news/price-fixing-lawsuit-against-568-group-of-top-ranked-universities-can-conti/629837/

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Where did all the 2U money go?

"The proceeds of the acquisition will be used by a nonprofit led by Harvard and MIT that will focus on closing the learning and opportunity gap through the development of new partnerships, digital tools, and strategies. The nonprofit will devote... — read more 

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