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

American Higher Education: An Autopsy

Throughout American history, our colleges and universities have enjoyed a respect, even a reverence, from the American people. And for good reason: A college degree has long been seen as the ticket to the American Dream—as the merit-based path onward and upward. No more.

How to Reduce College Costs

College costs have become staggering and continue to rise unabated. SeeThruEdu’s Tom Lindsay and Ron Trowbridge outline areas where costs can be reduced, with commensurate savings to students.

THE DANGEROUS RISE OF ‘THE NEW CIVICS’

New Civics is about seizing power in society, and the place nearest at hand is the university itself. New Civics mandarins are ambitious, and what starts in student services doesn’t stay there.