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

How Can a College Improve Decision-Making?

College decision-making is much different than in a corporate environment. The process is much slower, and more circular than linear. As for the identity of the final decision maker — well, that wasn’t really clear to me.

What’s Causing Anxiety on Campus?

Students, led by faculty, have turned inward. And inward thinking breeds an overabundance of emphasis on the self. When the self becomes the most important, attention is paid to anxieties that would probably go relatively unnoticed if a student was highly engaged in outward-facing activities.