My Blog Posts

Trustees, Take Note: Time to Do Your Job

The following commentary appeared on the web site SeeThruEdu.com on December 15, 2017. The positives in American higher education are clear – cutting edge STEM curricula and...

Blocking and Tackling in Higher Education

The following commentary appeared originally on Augusts 31, 2017 on the higher education policy website SeeThruEdu.   Of all the problems in higher education that are in...

Airline Travel

Modern Day Fear of Flying

In addressing her fear of flying in a recent Wall Street Journal article, author Eugenia Cheng did a good job of applying her mathematics skills...

Political Demonstrations

Yearning for the Sounds of Silence

During the run up to the presidential election, many of us echoed the refrain: “we’ll be glad when it’s over”. But it’s not over, not really....

How can a college speed up its decision making?

Times are changing, and college graduates are expected to excel in a dynamic environment, constantly updating their grasp of changing markets, technology developments and all manner of...