See Thru Edu is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation

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

Why Are College Degrees Falling in Value?

After decades of steady increase, the numbers of young Americans who enroll in some postsecondary educational program has started to fall. Many schools are desperate to keep their numbers up, but keep falling short. The reason for this change is that the perceived value of college is declining.

The Higher Education Establishment is Worried

If sales start to drop and consumer research shows that the public is losing confidence in a product or brand, businesses worry. The same is true for our higher education establishment.

Oregon State Does Its Best to Combat “Whiteness”

It seems fitting that the state which hosted perhaps the ugliest riots following Trump’s election, Oregon, now is pushing a retreat for faculty members at Oregon State where those who “identify as white” can examine their “internalized dominance.”

Behold the Results of “Bash the Fash” at Middlebury College

Liberals used to say that violence has no place in a civilized country, but that old-fashioned sentiment has given way to excusing violence, as long as it’s used by their good side against the bad side. This is a retrogression into primitive, tribal thinking.