My Blog Posts

Hard Times Demand Hard Solutions

According to a recent analysis by the Philadelphia Inquirer, there has been a sharp increase in the number of local colleges which have been losing money...

Wasting time and money on campus

Having spent  many years in both the business and academic environments, I was appalled and saddened at what I saw happening on some campuses this...

Free tuition at Harvard? Why stop there?

The debate for and against free tuition, or at least heavily taxpayer-subsidized tuition, is getting  out of hand. In my experience, people (including students) value things in...

My Preparations to Win the Powerball

Like others with no sense, I spent a few dollars on the recent Powerball lottery. Might as well get into the game to win $1.6 billion...

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One step towards sanity

My colleague Jane Shaw picked up on a commentary that I had posted earlier on SeeThruEdu. She referenced it on the National Review education blog site...

Who should pay for poor student choices?

The student loan situation is a mess, with thousands of students unable to repay their loans. The government famously lowered lending standards for federally backed mortgages,...

DuPont, A Personal Reflection

As the DuPont Company prepares to slide into corporate oblivion, I wanted to share a personal reflection. This commentary piece appeared on The Philadelphia Inquirer "Think Tank"...