Winter for Higher-Ed Grad School’s Equivalent of Uber
Online programs and other start-ups are stealing graduate students away from traditional programs. If this trend continues, it will force changes on the university’s business model.
Winter for Higher-Ed MOOCs Could Save the World
American education is spreading around the world even as it gets more expensive and broken at home. MOOCs to the rescue?
Winter for Higher-Ed A College “Campus” Without the Classroom
A new seeks to offer an education that is more rigorous and cheaper than an Ivy League degree—but equally prestigious. The key to this model is its “campus” without classrooms.
Winter for Higher-Ed School’s Out Forever
One vision for what the future of higher education might look like: small, inexpensive start-up colleges using MOOCs that have a global reach.
Winter for Higher-Ed Blue Civil War Hits Academia
Adjunct professors across the country are angry with higher ed trends that make them poor and miserable. But the blue model they support is responsible for their troubles.
Winter for Higher-Ed College President Salaries Keep Pace with Rising Student Debt
A university is a corporation draped with a bit of ivy: State schools that pay the highest salaries to their presidents also have fast-rising rates of student debt, an abundance of administrators, and a proliferation of adjuncts.
Winter for Higher-Ed Maryland Puts Up Roadblocks to Online Ed
Maryland demands more money from distance education programs that enroll students in Maryland. The state is protecting its own online education outfit at the expense of students, chasing away competitors that may offer cheaper, better programs.
Winter for Higher-Ed Small Colleges Sink Further into the Red
Small, private schools with small endowments tend to overly rely on tuition funds, and many are in dire straits right now as enrollments decline. Some may survive, but many will fail.