College and universities have always had mottos, usually expressed in Latin, that captured the essence of their missions -- truth, light, reason, and other words that drilled the purpose of education down to its essence.
This week, millions of young people head to college and universities, aiming for a four-year liberal arts degree. They assume that degree is the only gateway to the American middle class. It shouldn't be.
With ever decreasing government support for young startups, education and creative projects -- now, more than ever before, there is a need for the 2210 Foundation -- a charity for young men and women aged between 18 and 30, who are embarking on their first business.
One definition of a college president is that he or she lives in a big house and carries a tin cup to search for money. A more accurate analysis might be that a president has a corporate title working as a 19th century political boss trying to manage a medieval craft guild.