Welcome to Tackling the Wicked University. This site is a tool for exploring the complexities and tensions within today’s institution of higher education. 

Of late, it seems many schools are facing the challenges in higher education by searching for panaceas, inviting in corporate interests, turning to expensive consultants, or closing their doors. We believe the first step is to acknowledge the wickedness of our problem. Only then, can we begin to build communities and collaborations that stand a chance of changing our course. 


Step One: Define


Step Two: Reflect


Step Three: Review