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

New Degrees Challenge ‘Time Served’ Model

The University of Michigan is now on course to become one of the first public higher education institutions to offer a degree that can be achieved not through credit hours but on demonstrated proficiency in the subjects studied.

Shocker: Massive scope of academic fraud at UNC revealed

More than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a “shadow curriculum” that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.

ACTA Releases New Study of Collegiate Learning

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni today released
the 2014-2015 edition of What Will They Learn?, which peels away reputation to assess what value
students are actually getting from college.

13 (MORE) Ridiculous College Courses

It’s no secret that the job market is tough for today’s college graduates and with student loan debt reaching an all-time high of $1.2 trillion, one would think that colleges might start cracking down to ensure that obtaining a higher education is worth the time and money.

The 13 Most Ridiculous College Courses

Across the country, thousands of bright-eyed undergrads are beginning their college career. Likewise, thousands of parents are worrying about their precious child as they start this journey.