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The Crisis in How We Fund Higher Education

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 04.05.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

A survey of the state of American higher education in 2014 presents a distressing picture. Enrollments are off --in some cases seriously -- translatin...

In Defense of the Term 'Professor'

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 12.09.2012 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Let's have our political debate and a healthy and rational discussion on how to pay for college. But let's take care to appreciate the work done by the millions of American educators.

UVa Resolution Points to Dire Need for Higher Education Reinvention

Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2012 | College
Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D.

The question is that if a president and board have such dramatically different views that they could not be bridged but for a forced resignation, how can UVa leaders' new, strained unity put forward a single vision of the University's path forward?

Virginia Foxx: First Woman to Ever Pay for College

Edward Murray | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education
Edward Murray

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx is the chairwoman of the Higher Education & Workforce Training Subcommittee. It turns out that Virginia Foxx knows about as much about the specifics behind the student loan crisis as Red Foxx, who is dead.

The University We Are For?

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education
David Theo Goldberg

It is the combination of spiraling long-term student debt, crimped educational support, and diminished prospects of attractive work opportunities that folks have been protesting. Who can blame them?