An assembly of leading educational observers will share their insights at the October 27 conference of the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.
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Do American college graduates have a coherent understanding of the world? Very few do. We have our universities to thank.
What, if anything, can schools do to increase the likelihood that weak and disengaged students will find the path to academic success?
Ask Americans how they know which colleges and good and which ones aren’t so good and they’ll probably say, “the U.S. News college rankings.”
There is a cottage industry in the U.S. (located mostly in Washington, DC, but with satellite plants scattered around the country) that produces hand-wringing policy reports saying that America faces a crisis unless it finds a way to put more students into and through college.
Duke University’s undergraduate curriculum — like many others – went through a period of erosion beginning in the late 1960s but might be making a comeback.
Vance Fried, the Brattain Professor of Management at Oklahoma State University, has set forth a proposal that he believes will enable students to get “champagne education on a beer budget.”
Strange as it may seem, it is quite possible for someone who has never gone to law school to be a good attorney.
Concern that American college students may not be learning much during their years in school is not new; nor is it confined to conservative think tanks.
A new online initiative begun by the
University of Illinois, may give this Cinderella a more prominent place than it has had before.