When it comes to aliens, close encounters of the fourth kindare said to leave humans with a transformed sense of reality.Maybe that explains some of what I've experienced over mydecades in academia. If only I'd known at the outset I was inthe presence of aliens, how different life might have been!The writer James Baldwin tells us, Ã‚â€œThe purpose of art isto lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers.Ã‚â€That's precisely the sort of thing an alien might sayto all of us who imagine, create, lead: Our purpose is to laybare the questions that have been hidden by the answers.Find out what Eric Holder, B.F. Skinner, Steve Jobs, and VintCerf have in common. Join me for a love letter to highereducationÃ‚â€”an irreverent celebration of aliens in academia,beings who have transformed my sense of reality over andover by laying bare the questions.
WINNER: 2013 EDUCAUSE Community Leadership Award. Award sponsored by Moran Technology Consulting, a Silver Partner.