Higher Ed on Autopilot
A new book projects a bleak future for US higher education.
Remaking the University: Metrics Noir
A review of three trenchant critiques of the culture of metrics.
What Is New About the New American University?
Will Michael Crow’s “New American University” help re-democratize the US or continue a trend of universities ratifying social inequality and wind up on a dust heap of halfway measures?
Is College Still Worth It?
“Our failing colleges” got the A-side listing. The B-side, “our failing pragmatism: how a market focus hurt college learning” — never got played.
The Counterreformation in Higher Education
The public has a right to know what politicians and business leaders are really doing to their higher education systems, why they are doing it, and how to respond.