We Can No Longer Ignore the Higher Education Catastrophe

Even for those who do graduate, employers are not satisfied with what they are getting. As reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education, The Business Roundtable contends that a third of their members are unhappy with the qualifications of college graduates.

Authors

Regular Contributors Mark Bauerlein, Ph.D., teaches at Emory University. He publishes in popular periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, and Chronicle of Higher Education. His latest book is The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future.     Jonathan Butcher serves as […]

Imagining a New Future for the Small Liberal Arts College

Reflecting on where the country and the college community find themselves, it seems to me that a truly visionary small college could aggressively control costs by developing an academic niche that would be highly attractive to students, provide a benefit to society as a whole, and help to ensure the future of the college itself.

Such a Waste of Time and Money on Campus

I’d like to see more video of students like those who were trying to study in that Dartmouth library. They seem to know what they need to do today, in order to meet their responsibilities tomorrow.