Day: November 13, 2008

Change Can Happen One Professor At A Time

Of the many problems besetting higher education today, perhaps the most intractable is the incentives problem. On hundreds of campuses across the United States, thousands of college professors are being dragged away from their root educational mission. They serve as stewards of knowledge and trainers of citizens to come, but a binding demand makes them […]

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Study Abroad

I just noticed a recent Washington Post feature on study abroad in college. Several of the recollections are certainly worth a look. Of course, study abroad is not-at-all-trivially a money-making racket for U.S. colleges (if you haven’t heard, check out Peter Wood’s piece from last year) but several of the Post pieces offer eloquent testimony […]

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