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

Happy New Year! Time to Get to Work on Higher Ed Reform

Happy New Year! It’s time to get serious about rising costs and sinking performance at the places young people go to get their minds — or whatever — trained and shaped up. There’s plenty to do before it’s January 1 again.

Who’s Killing the Liberal Arts?

An accelerating trend over the past decade or more is redefining the quality of post-secondary academic pursuits to their economic and vocational value alone, resulting in a denigration of the liberal arts.