PBS NewsHour Series on “Rethinking College”


Lil Taiz, President of the California Faculty Association, has shared the following information which should be of broad interest. The PBS NewsHour contacted the CFHE leadership about CFHE’s take on MOOCs and online higher education. The producers had seen CFHE’s video on the topic on the CFHE website and wanted to have “another perspective” about MOOCs in their weeklong series “Rethinking College.” Below is the information that we received today about the week-long program. Lil notes, however, that she has no idea what their conclusions will be.

“Rethinking College” the Focus of Week-Long Series on PBS NewsHour

Monday, August 25th, 2014 

Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan leads an in-depth report on American higher education.

Tonight (Check local listings), PBS NewsHour begins a week-long look at “Rethinking College”— examining initiatives to make college more accessible and affordable.  Senior Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan investigates new approaches to higher education at a time when…

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