One of our favorite economists, Richard Vedder, actually looked at the numbers, starting with constant dollars that factor out inflation.
Topic: college graduates
The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AACU) is touting a survey it conducted as proof that businesses feel better about higher education in the United States than the American public at large, but you don’t have to go very far inside the report they issued to discover that perhaps they should use it as a teachable moment for themselves.
Can you guess what is on the list? Forbes reported that the following majors have higher underemployment: Physical education teaching Art Human services You can read the entire list here.
Some public officials leave office as far behind the knowledge curve as when they entered it. “One recent analysis found that 95 percent of the jobs created since 2008 required some postsecondary education or training,”…
Some of the majors on this list probably wouldn’t surprise you. Check out Forbes’ list.
They are unlikely to find one. “Wise men” will tell them this is a “weak recovery” and “the financial crisis ended years ago.” During the 1930s, as many as 15 million were out of work,…
23 of the top 76 ranked colleges don’t require students to take a U.S. history course before graduation.
At the conservative institution Hillsdale College, Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas warned about the dangers of social justice. Instead, he pushed for principled living, which leads to freedom and justice.
It sounds like segregation, doesn’t it? Photo by gtalan
From Fox News: A small Catholic university in New Hampshire is offering its undergraduate students a program that will guarantee to land them a job within nine months of graduation. Rivier Univeristy, which boats about…