Higher Education

Community Colleges Have Much to Do Right Here

It seems that some community colleges are looking for growth through the establishment of international campuses. It seems to me that they could achieve significant growth...

Needed: Business-Minded College Presidents

Higher education is not at all like it was when I was a student. Social, economic and technological upheavals have changed the higher education landscape. Such...

Science and humanities, happy together!

As Pope Francis (kind of) said in Mexico, we need to build bridges instead of walls. So too with STEM (since, technology, engineering and math) majors...

College Loans? Clueless on Campus

Although very discouraging, I suppose it is not too surprising that many college students really do not understand the terms of their student loans. In fact,...

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...

Landscape

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...