A book discussing the vibrant American labor markets, the challenges it faces, the opportunities for American workers, and the political and financial investments required if America is to maintain its economic leadership. Co-authored with former congressman Steve Gunderson and social scientist Karthryn Scanland (2004). www.jobsrevolution.com
Michigan: The #1 Quality Workforce in The Nation? (The Center for Michigan)(Jan 2007) Confronting changes in their industrial economy, slowing population growth, and a low transition from High School to College..Michigan must look to the workforce of the future to provide economic growth and competitiveness. The article outlines the challenges, opportunities, and investments necessary for Michigan to recapture the leadership of a high quality workforce. www.centerformichigan.com
Liberal Education for the 21st Century: Business Expectations(AACU Journal: Liberal Education, Spring 2005)
A liberal education is the foundation for success inevery growing occupation. Employers do not want and have not advocated for, students prepared in narrow workforce specialties. But the article raises significant concerns about the alignment of the curriculum, it's rigor, and the assessment of student competencies with the demands of the changing world. http://www.aacu.org/liberaleducation/le-sp05/le-sp05leap.cfm
What Employers Expect of Education.(Liberal Education 2003) Journal of the American Association of Colleges and Universities.
The article discusses the changing demands on Companies, nature of new and developing jobs, and the expectations of employers of secondary and higher education. www.aacu.org.
Facing New Challenges.(CROSSTALK)Monthly publication of the National Centerfor Higher Education and Public Policy(2002).
This article discusses the various external pressures on Americas higher education system and the need for the higher education community to address these challenges. www.NCHEPP.org.
A Business Proposition for Better Performing Teachers.(Milwaukee Business Journal)
Published in Business Journal of several cities(2002). The article makes the case for business support of teachers being certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and the advantage which accrues to schools and students. www.bizjournal.com.(Milwaukee)
Report How Should Colleges Assess And Improve Learning? (AAC&U 2008) A Survey of Employers Views on The Accountablity Challenge www.aacu.org
CHEA Report on Accreditation: Focus on the Future (CHEA 2008) Report of the CHEA Tenth Anniversary Commission. Contains Recommendations, Including the Launching of a National Dialogue on Accreditation www.CHEA.org
College Learning for the New Global Century(AAC&U 2007) A report from the National Leadership Council for Liberal Education & America's Promise www.aacu.org/advocacy
Enhancing Partnerships Between Job Corps and Community Colleges. (MTC Institute 2006)www.mtctrains.com
Measuring Success: Improving The Effectiveness of Correctional Facilities. (MTC Institute 2006) www.mtctrains.com