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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Why Universities Are Phasing Out Luxury Dorms

In recent decades higher-education institutions have tried to lure students with extravagant amenities, but some are finding that these attempts can actually threaten enrollment and retention.

The Reason So Many Kids Can’t Finish College

According to The Los Angeles Times, the many students who earned a high school degree from Los Angeles Unified School District are having difficulty earning one from college. In fact, only 25 percent of Los Angeles students are able to graduate from college. What gives?

Americans Used to Be Proud of Their Universities

Americans used to be proud of their universities. Today, however, radicalized faculties and belligerent students are debasing the old model, causing some Americans to have second thoughts.

Year Of The Shout-down: Worse Than You Think For Campus Free Speech

Shout-downs are not being disciplined. Universities regularly move to calm public outrage with vague promises of action against disruptors. Yet rarely is anything done. I know of no single instance of serious discipline for any of this year’s many shout-downs.