My Blog Posts

Maybe Bernie Sanders is On to Something!

This commentary first appeared on the web site See Thru Edu, a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Although I majored in chemistry as an

Are Colleges Stealing From Their Students?

The following commentary first appeared on December 6, 2018 in See Thru Edu, a program of the Texas Policy Center. During the time I spent teaching at a

Laptops in a College Class? The Horror!

The following commentary appeared on the higher education website See Thru Edu on March 25, 2018 In an article that appeared in the March 12, 2018

How Did Things Ever Get This Far?

Virtually everybody is familiar with the scene that depicts the meeting of the heads of the “five families” in the classic movie The Godfather. Taking

Trustees, Take Note: Time to Do Your Job

The following commentary appeared on the web site 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