The New Look of the American University?

June 26, 2009

This past weekend I attended a Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) alumni event at their Mountain View, CA campus.  Fully expecting to get hit-up for one of the fund raising campaigns (and I did), but I wanted to get a look at this Silicon Valley campus which didn’t exist when I attended in Pittsburgh, PA decades ago.  After spending five-hours, between the planned program and networking with the faculty, I came away wondering if I had just seen the tip of a major change in American universities.  But wait, there’s more