COVID-19: Strong academic leadership needed in times of crisis

The current situation we find ourselves in has left society searching for an appropriate response to this unprecedented crisis. The major disruptions to teaching, research and university operations brought about by COVID-19 could not have been predicted and required innovative responses by university leaders. While each CALIE project partner has responded differently and according to …

NEW REPORT AVAILABLE: CALIE Papers #5

Available today: CALIE Papers #5 | Organising Internationalisation at Stanford University: Managing Top-Down and Bottom-Up Initiatives This paper describes and discusses how internationalisation is organised and managed at Stanford University. Stanford’s approach to internationalisation is, to a large extent, a bottom-up process which is managed by faculty at lower levels in the organisation. However, there …

NEW REPORT AVAILABLE: CALIE Papers #4

Available today: CALIE Papers #4 | Stanford Bio-X and Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute (HAI) Stanford Bio-X and Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute (HAI) are two bold initiatives at Stanford University. This paper details and examines the organisational models and mechanisms used to create and manage these large-scale initiatives and aims to highlight possible models …

NEW REPORT AVAILABLE: CALIE Papers #3

Available today: CALIE Papers #3 | Lessons from Liberal Arts Models: A General Survey This paper details and examines the liberal arts tradition in higher education, its history and varied recent pedagogical models arising out of the tradition. The report aims to provide a knowledge base for further discussion of the suitability and attractiveness of developing …

IN THE NEWS: How are world-leading universities created for the challenges of the future?

Recently, The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences organized a thought-provoking seminar on the necessity of universities to address societal challenges and the role and characteristics of Swedish higher education institutions in this process. Click the button below to hear reflections from CALIE Project partner universities Lund University (represented by Sylvia Schwaag Serger, Deputy Vice-Chancellor), …