Higher Ed Bubble

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The Liberal Arts Are in Trouble - Should We Celebrate?

Apr 10, 2014 by Peter Lawler, Samuel Goldman, Heather Mac Donald, Patrick J. Deneen, Peter Wood, Thomas K. Lindsay |

Minding the Campus holds a symposium on the question of whether the decline of the liberal arts is actually constructive. 

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Common Complaints

Apr 04, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Dr. Wood replies to Sol Stern and discusses the ways in which the Common Core will harm students and lower standards.

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Divestment’s Gettysburg?

Mar 11, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

The divestment movement suffers a devastating defeat at Hamilton College.

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The Highs and Lows of 2013: NAS Picks Higher Ed’s Top Ten Stories

Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013. 

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A Wolf at the Door of Academe

Dec 09, 2013 by Peter Wood |

With the looming presence of online alternatives and MOOCs, colleges and universities rethink their curricula. Ithaca College's president explains what he is doing to revive the education Ithaca provides.

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A Campus Conversation About Diversity of Ideas

Dec 06, 2013 by J. Martin Rochester |

A campus diversity council hears a case for intellectual diversity.

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Desperate Attempt at Keeping the College Bubble Inflated

Nov 20, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that the messages in the College Board's 2013 report "College Pays" don't fit well with the evidence that large numbers of students are rethinking the value of a college degree.

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MOOC Waves: The Unexpected Resistance to MOOCs

Aug 09, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

The MOOC tsunami may prove to be more of a tributary.

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On Re-Civilizing Higher Education

Aug 06, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood spoke recently in Colorado on the crisis in American higher education.

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Doubts, Deficits, Divestments, and Developments: A Higher Education Bubble Update

Jul 17, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

CFOs lack confidence in their institutions' financial sustainability, Loyola University fails to enroll enough students to make budget, and the University of Wisconsin announces a "flexible option" for college credit.

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A Profession at Risk: Teaching Humans in the New Millennium

Jun 28, 2013 by David Clemens |

David Clemens reviews a new collection of essays and asks, "What is real education, and why does it need defending?"

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What Has Happened to the AAUP?

Jun 18, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The AAUP scores higher on politicization than academic freedom at its recent conference.

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NAS President to Debate at AAUP Conference

Jun 13, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

Peter Wood will debate issues concerning higher ed at AAUP's Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., this Friday.

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Peter Wood on Larry Parks Show

May 17, 2013 by Peter Wood |

In an interview with Larry Parks, NAS president Peter Wood discussed Bowdoin College and the National Association of Scholars' work in higher education reform.

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Videos from A Mighty Maze, Session 3

Apr 29, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Videos of the Session 3 panel speakers at the NAS 2013 conference: The Higher Education Bubble.

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