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Campaign for the Future of Higher Education

New Video Questions False Promises of Online Education Industry

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 08.17.2014 | Education
Susan Meisenhelder

The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education's new animated video, which raises serious concerns about the claims and promises being made by the on...

Do the Math: Free Public Higher Education Should be Considered

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 05.28.2014 | Education
Susan Meisenhelder

The notion of free public higher education might elicit scoffs upon initial suggestion, but given the soaring student loan debts, the idea is one that begs further investigation.

Rush to Online Higher Ed Only Provides 'Access' to Failure

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Susan Meisenhelder

Contrary to what some may claim, there is a very real digital divide -- an inequity between those who have regular, reliable access to the internet and digital technologies and those who do not -- that makes basic access to online courses more problematic for some groups.

Online Higher Ed a Cost Savings for Students, Universities? Think Again

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Susan Meisenhelder

One of the most widely touted claims in the conversation surrounding online higher education is that it will save students, universities and taxpayers...

Online Higher Ed's Profit Potential Aids in Driving Push Toward 'Innovation'

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 03.19.2014 | College
Susan Meisenhelder

Before falling for glittery corporate discourse about the glory of online higher education, more analysis of profit potential and the true motivation behind this sector is not just needed but critical. The future of higher education, and taxpayer dollars, depend on it.