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

Americans Used to Be Proud of Their Universities

Americans used to be proud of their universities. Today, however, radicalized faculties and belligerent students are debasing the old model, causing some Americans to have second thoughts.

Blocking and Tackling in Higher Education

Nationally, fewer than 60% of entering students obtain a degree within six years, and the percentage that graduate within four years is below 50%. The problem is most pronounced in the early stages of a college career, where only about 75% of students return for their second year.

Give Me the ‘A’ and No One Gets Hurt

A high grade was once a rare thing, something after which many sought but few earned. Now the tables have drastically turned, with A’s representing 45 percent of all letter grades given in universities.

Is Killing The Koala Legal?

The Koala is a student newspaper at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). In 2015, it became the center of a legal dispute that still rages.