Rethinking Higher-Ed
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Rethinking Higher-Ed
Multiculturalism and Its Discontents

The movement for curriculum diversity in higher education is both too extreme and arrayed against the wrong target. There is a better way.

Rethinking Higher-Ed
Another Round in the Higher Ed Wars

William Deresiewicz’s Excellent Sheep is the latest book to bemoan the way higher education is failing to improve its students’ souls. But college is at least as important a means of preparing students for life in our increasingly changeable economy and society.

Rethinking Higher-Ed
Three-Year Bachelor’s Picking Up Steam at Elite Schools

Wesleyan University is joining a growing movement to allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree in three years instead of four. The tuition savings involved make this a smart decision for students, but why not take this approach even further?

Rethinking Higher-Ed
Private Colleges Attack Tennessee’s Free Community College Plan

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam plans to fund tuition-free community college plan in part by reducing scholarships to four-year colleges. Private schools are not happy.

Rethinking Higher-Ed
Home-Schooling for Higher Ed

America has a glut of underemployed PhDs and a lot of students who are struggling to find the time and money to go to college. Sounds like a match made in heaven.

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