Less Expensive Competency-Based Education Programs Just As Good As Traditional Programs
In order to develop a robust understanding of different fields within CBE, we analyzed graduates of three different competency-based programs in teaching, nursing, and organizational leadership.
35 Universities Adopt ‘The Chicago Statement’ On Free Speech–1,606 To Go
University speech codes, restrictive “free-speech zones,” commencement speaker “dis-invitations,” and campus shout-downs of invited speakers threaten to undermine our schools’ defining mission: the free, nonpartisan quest for truth.
State Legislatures Have A Duty To Protect Free Speech At Public Universities
The Supreme Court has ruled that “State colleges and universities are not enclaves immune from the sweep of the First Amendment.” However, too often today, the freedom required to pursue truth is impeded in and by our universities themselves.
Outlawing The ‘Heckler’s Veto': Drive To Restore Free Speech On Campus Gathers Steam In The States
A wave of support for legislative efforts to restore free speech and debate on campus appears to be taking shape in a number of states across the country.
Campus Free-Speech Disruptions Test Our Democratic Faith
On January 31, the Texas Senate’s State Affairs Committee will travel to Texas State University in San Marcos to hold a hearing to “ascertain any restrictions on Freedom of Speech rights that Texas students face in expressing their views on campus.”
College Tuition Inflation: An Overblown Crisis?
Gillen and Robe place no blame for this confusion on HEPI and HECA’s creators. Both indices are helpful when limited to their original purposes. Rather, the blame lies with those who seek to use these indices beyond their purposes in deceived and/or deceiving fashion.
Madam Secretary DeVos, Tear Down These Regional Higher-Ed Accreditors
Since 1952, accreditation by a federally recognized accreditor has been required for a school to qualify to receive student aid funds. But does the accreditation process serve students, parents, employers, and taxpayers?
Mitch Daniels And The Purdue Miracle: Lessons For The Rest Of Us
Daniels assumed the Purdue presidency in 2013. In his quest to make college more affordable, he wasted no time.
MOOCs Reborn: Online Education’s Student-Friendly Makeover Promises Better Results
A number of MOOCs have increased course completion through seeking to ameliorate the “loneliness”—that is, the social isolation—of the long-distance learner.
Is the Constitution as Racist as the Flag and Anthem That Celebrate It?
To fill the vacuum created by our universities, let us consider the arguments on race, slavery, and the Constitution presented by three giants in American history: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King, Jr.