Higher Education

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...

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,...

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...