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Consortium of Higher Education Researchers

The Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) was founded during a conference on November, 24–26, 1988, in Kassel, Germany, where some 50 scholars from 17 countries met to discuss the current state and future avenues in the field of higher education research. These scholars agreed to form an international network of higher education researchers. The participants of the first meetings included several members of the founding generation of higher education studies in Europe including the host (Ulrich Teichler), Jean-Claude Eicher (Dijon), Maurice Kogan (London), Roberto Moscati (Milano), Guy Neave (Paris), Frans van Vught (Enschede), Björn Wittrock (Uppsala), Gareth Williams (London), Patrick Clancy (Dublin), Oliver Fulton (Lancaster), and Christine Musselin (Paris). This group of individuals would play a major role in structuring intellectually and organizationally ...

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