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September 17, 2019

Meet Our New Research Associate

Peter Wood

Neetu Arnold is joining the NAS staff as our research associate for a new project on student debt and administrative growth. 

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April 25, 2019

How Nine Universities Pander to Campus Radicals

Peter Wood

Peter gives the best examples of where and how university administrations are rolling over to campus radicals. 

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June 6, 2018

Is College For Everyone?

Peter Wood

Doubts about the possibilities of higher education are becoming non-partisan.

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January 30, 2018

UConn Coddling Students

Jay Bergman

NAS board member, Jay Bergman, writes to the President of the University of Connecticut. 

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November 21, 2017

What the Tax-Reform Law Could do to Higher Education

Peter Wood

The new tax-reform bill has the potential to reshape the landscape of higher education. 

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December 16, 2014

How Data-Mining Hurts Higher Education

Peter Wood

The promises of data-mining in higher education are that we will end up with more students achieving degrees at lower cost, but the soft totalitarianism that will be required to achieve these gains is a high cost.

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November 26, 2014

Welcome to My World

Jason Fertig

Jason Fertig writes on his first three months in the position of Faculty Senate Chair, where he has straddled the awkward fence between administration and faculty. 

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November 18, 2014

Are College Degrees the New Taxi Medallions?

Rachelle Peterson

Much like taxi car medallions, college degrees are viewed as pricey but essential investments.

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November 10, 2014

Causing the College Credentials Craze

George Leef

George Leef writes on the "credentials mania" and the effects of companies ruling out applicants who don't have college degrees.

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April 10, 2014

The Liberal Arts Are in Trouble - Should We Celebrate?

Peter Wood

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

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