My Blog Posts

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"...

Are there no longer masters of anything?

It seems that Harvard University is determined to be part of the politically correct campus madness. Highly educated people who insist on publicly humiliating themselves shows...

“Apple College” is a great idea

We need to start breaking the mold and thinking more broadly about higher education. I have a thought -- this concept is not for everybody, but it...

Have It Your Way – Just Not With My Money

A penetrating article in The Wall Street Journal lists the many aggressive efforts mounted by colleges and universities over the years to prevent publication of...

Can a Video Game Outperform a Professor?

Maybe in some ways it can, according to a side-by-side test done by a professor at Hult International Business School. See my post  here on Phi Beta...