April 1, 2020

Harvard in Crisis: COVID-19 and the Future of Higher Education

Christopher Kendall

Harvard lays off hourly workers, cuts faculty salaries, and increases administrators' earnings in response to financial downturn. What's wrong with this picture?

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April 1, 2020

'Social Justice' Permeates Oklahoma Higher Education

David Randall

The siren song of "social justice" has coaxed many schools into promoting progressive activism at every opportunity. David Randall analyzes this phenomenon, using Oklahoma as a case study.

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March 31, 2020

Holding Educrats’ Feet to the Fire

John David

Higher education administrators need to be challenged, not reaffirmed, when they threaten intellectual diversity and academic freedom.

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March 30, 2020

Coronavirus and Tuition Refunds: What are Students Really Paying For?

David Welch

Students are demanding tuition refunds, but university administrators argue that students are still receiving their degree value. Which is it? 

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March 28, 2020

Dispensable Diversity

David Randall

Many higher education administrators suddenly have nothing to do, giving college and university presidents a chance to reevaluate their schools' real administrative needs.

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March 27, 2020

Coronavirus and Philanthropy

David Randall

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?

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March 26, 2020

Universities for Sale

David Randall

The higher education establishment will use the coronavirus emergency to double down on their dependence on China. This is precisely the wrong response.

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March 26, 2020

Give Colleges A Bailout, but Not a Blank Check

David Randall

Give priority to distance learning and community colleges, and call a holiday from new regulations.

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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus and Distance Learning

David Randall

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused virtually every American college and university to switch to remote "distance learning." Will this help or harm students in the long run?

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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus and Higher Ed. Bailouts

John David

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?

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