April 1, 2020
Harvard lays off hourly workers, cuts faculty salaries, and increases administrators' earnings in response to financial downturn. What's wrong with this picture?
March 27, 2020
Government aid will only go so far in helping American higher education recover from COVID-19-related finanial losses. What role should individual donors play with their own funds?
March 24, 2020
As expected, the calls for a higher ed. bailout have arisen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. But have schools considered cutting costs as well?
March 16, 2020
Academia's dependence on government funding has led to a steady decrease in universities' quality of research, undergraduate education, and more.
March 6, 2020
These schools serve only a fraction of Americans, but they raise $44B a year through endowments and guzzle mightily from the federal trough.
August 30, 2019
The top Democratic presidential candidates' positions on higher education reveal they fail to grasp the fundamental questions of what college is for and why intellectual freedom matters.
August 20, 2018
The Texas affiliate of NAS writes to Congress in support of the PROSPER Act.
August 15, 2018
"LBJ's federal interventions created a system in which students are the greatest losers."
April 17, 2017
Ivy League universities picked up $41.59 billion in taxpayer-funded payments. How do these universities spend their share of the public purse?
April 11, 2017
An alternative to student loans, ISAs allow for private investors to pay a student's tuition for returns in future income.