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

The Gender Non-Gap

The Old Boy Network ended long ago, at least in the areas of literature and language. Nobody wants to say so, and I haven’t heard a young person in my profession remark upon the current equality in any way for 20 years. But the numbers are clear. These pledges of encouragement to women in job ads are obsolete.

Would More Bureaucracy Help Students Graduate on Time? Probably Not

Students aren’t accessing the advising resources that are already available to them. So what good would another office or initiative do? It’s typical of lawmakers to try to increase efficiency and save on costs by adding another layer of bureaucracy.

How Could It Be Illegal to Offer Free Online Courses?

Some people are deaf, therefore, if a course lacks captions so that spoken material can be read, it violates the ADA. Same if a video doesn’t have enough color contrast, since some people suffer from color blindness.