July 3, 2014
Americans tend to see U.S. colleges and universities through rose-colored glasses while bemoaning the state of our schools. Kevin Carey writes that higher education isn't doing any better than ele...
February 8, 2012
Should nearly everyone go to college? No, says Richard Vedder.
August 18, 2011
Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas wants to see the his state’s universities improve in the U.S. News rankings.
August 3, 2011
Historian John C. Chalberg reviews Andrew Ferguson's Crazy U, and concludes that the title has some merit.
July 27, 2010
Sustainability assessment on campus says a lot about the larger movement's need to count points.
July 13, 2010
A movement is afoot to persuade law schools to withhold LSAT scores from U.S. News and World Report. The idea is to make it harder for the public to see how much the pursuit of racial preferences dr...
October 21, 2009
In the twentieth century, psychologists who studied human resource management realized that employment tests were the best way to select job applicants. Tests need to be veri...
July 28, 2009
Why do American universities dominate the worldwide rankings for top research institutions? And why are European academics so worried about it?
June 3, 2009
You choose: either play the role of an