“Most ominously, Americans now question the need – and significantly – the value of a college degree.”—Brian C. Mitchell, on the American Association of University Professors Academe blog.
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“Tuition alone cannot sustain higher education, which means that it’s essential to build support among people who don’t listen to NPR and drive hybrids.”— Chris Beneke, associate professor of history at Bentley University, and Randall Stephens is a reader in history at Northumbria University, in England.
“The central but by no means sole figure in this scandal is Jacob J. Lew, the Obama administration’s new Treasury secretary, who worked at N.Y.U. in the early 2000s for a salary that eventually reached $900,000, larger even than Dr. Sexton’s at the time.”—NYU Sociologist Jeff Goodwin
And one from Accuracy in Academia makes it a full 100 education reforms compiled by the National Association of Scholars in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
“Each student we lose seriously impacts our budget.”— F. Javier Cevallos, President, Kutztown University
“When the College of Arts and Sciences offers its new Sexuality and Queer Studies minor in the fall semester of 2013, it will be at the vanguard of an academic discipline.”— Lauren Ober, on American University’s new course offering.
“In higher education the social values of social cohesion and progress, social welfare and service, the institutional values of economy and efficiency and the academic values of knowledge, truth, and increase in intellectual capital are…
Read Accuracy in Academia’s inside account of the Modern Language Association in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
“There is nothing that arid, overly specialized academicians—who usually attain tenure without ever writing a readable work of interest to the cultivated general reader—hate more than well-written popular history.”—Aram Bakshian,Jr., The American Spectator, February 2013.
“Similarly, in high academe, the philosophy of sex and love, not to mention the long history of social-science research on sexuality, from Kinsey to the present, occupies solid, reputable ground.”— Carlin Romano, professor of philosophy and humanities at Ursinus College and author of America the Philosophical (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).