The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone
Thanks to tenure, I have a dream job for life. Personally, I have no reason to lash out at our system of higher education. Yet a lifetime of experience, plus a quarter century of reading and reflection, has convinced me that it is a big waste of time and money.
Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee
I recently attended a panel discussion at my alma mater, the University of Texas in Austin. The topic was “Free Speech on College Campuses: Where to Draw the Line?”
Bonfire of the academies: Two professors on how leftist intolerance is killing higher education
For today’s social justice warriors, only one narrative shall be allowed. It is unquestionable. Those who dissent are guilty. The “equity and inclusion” movement, cloaked in words that sound benevolent and honorable, is a bludgeon.
Study: Too Many Jobs are Demanding Unnecessary College Degrees
A new study released by the Harvard Business School shows that many of today’s job listings are demanding an unnecessary 4-year college degree.
HBCUs In Touch With Reality
The leadership of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, an organization that represents 47 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), is coming into contact with reality and it isn’t pretty.
The Surprising Revolt at the Most Liberal College in the Country
Activists are disrupting lectures to protest “white supremacy,” but many students are taking steps to stop them.
The Extraordinary Silliness of American College Grading
One sad feature of the college GPA situation is that students facing GPA cutoffs are behaving rationally by taking easier courses for better grades, even if they would prefer to take harder courses in a system that didn’t punish that choice.
Professor injured in Middlebury riot tells Congress free speech is ‘national security’ issue
Middlebury professor Stanger, who continued moderating the Murray event after protesters forced them to move to a room served by a closed circuit broadcast, criticized her fellow faculty members for “cheering on the protesters.”
M.B.A. Program at University of Wisconsin May Be on the Chopping Block
Flagging student interest is prompting schools to take a hard look at their M.B.A. programs
Leaving late: Understanding the extent and predictors of college late departure
Over the last two decades, improvements in data quality have shown that college dropout is widespread and raised concern over low completion rates at U.S. colleges and universities.