Dec 16, 2014 by 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.
Nov 26, 2014 by 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.
Nov 18, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Much like taxi car medallions, college degrees are viewed as pricey but essential investments.
Nov 10, 2014 by George Leef |
George Leef writes on the "credentials mania" and the effects of companies ruling out applicants who don't have college degrees.
Sep 30, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |
The National Association of Scholars hosted a screening of Ivory Tower in New York City.
Sep 16, 2014 by NAS |
NAS will host a film screening of Ivory Tower in New York City.
Apr 10, 2014 by Heather Mac Donald, Patrick J. Deneen, Peter Lawler, Peter Wood, Samuel Goldman, Thomas K. Lindsay |
Minding the Campus holds a symposium on the question of whether the decline of the liberal arts is actually constructive.
Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |
NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013.
Dec 09, 2013 by Peter Wood |
With the looming presence of online alternatives and MOOCs, colleges and universities rethink their curricula. Ithaca College's president explains what he is doing to revive the education Ithaca provides.
Nov 28, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |
MOOC students are often college degreed professionals, not the underprivileged assemblage that MOOCs intended to reach.
Nov 26, 2013 by George Leef |
The new "Education Pays" report inflates the benefits of going to college, even as the college bubble begins to collapse.
Oct 23, 2013 by George Leef |
George Leef writes that the housing bubble and the college bubble both stemmed from an entitlement mentality fueled by government programs.
Sep 20, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |
MOOCs are often hailed as the cost-savers of higher ed, but it turns out they're rather expensive to make.
Jul 17, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |
CFOs lack confidence in their institutions' financial sustainability, Loyola University fails to enroll enough students to make budget, and the University of Wisconsin announces a "flexible option" for college credit.