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Explore the debate and science of Value of College Degree.

June 7, 2018

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Peter Wood

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

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June 10, 2016

Students Are Not Customers

Peter Wood

Peter Wood argues that higher education entails a hierarchical relationship between students who seeks knowledge and others who teach knowledge, as opposed to a consumer relationship.

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July 1, 2015

Wharton School Professor's Book Supports Case that College Has Been Oversold

George Leef

In his new book, Peter Cappelli argues that college is not always a good investment.

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February 25, 2015

The Value of College Degrees Is No More Settled than Is Global Warming

George Leef

George Leef writes for the John William Pope Center on why recent job data does not prove that higher education is a "good investment."

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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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October 9, 2014

Peter Wood on Bias in American Universities

Peter Wood

The College Fix posted an article, drawing heavily on an interview with Peter Wood.

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August 8, 2014

Assigning Blame for the Degradation of Higher Ed

George Leef

Establishment voices blame critics and innovators for the degradation of higher ed.

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July 3, 2014

How America's Colleges Compare Internationally

Ashley Thorne

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...

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April 21, 2014

Are young Americans who don't go to college "penalizing" themselves?

George Leef

College degrees aren't becoming more valuable, but their glut is confining those who don't have them to a shrinking, low-pay sector of the labor market.

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