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

Reform Group Proposes Big Changes to College Athletics

College sports are ripe for reform. If adopted, the Drake Group’s proposals will go a long way to combat the increased commercialization of college athletics and put the “student” back in student-athlete.

An Unexpected Threat to For-Profit Universities

For-profit colleges and universities have been under siege for nearly a decade. The latest existential threat is not from regulators but from traditional colleges and universities who are embracing online education.

Laptops in a College Class? The Horror!

Children start using computers in grade school. They use them to search digital libraries, write research reports, and for all manner of everyday consumer uses. Why in the world would anybody consider banning their use in a college classroom?

Adult Students Are the New Normal

America’s image of college students as 18-year-olds ambling through leafy quads or attending weekend football games is woefully out of date.